On War and Peace

Blessing and two other teen-age Nigerian girls watch a rainbow over the short stretch of water separating Sicily from mainland Italy. Eighty percent of young Nigerian women who cross the Mediterranean are trafficked into sexual exploitation. Image by Ben Taub. Italy, 2017.
September 25, 2017

Award-winning journalist focuses on human trafficking from Africa to Europe and war crimes in Syria during Campus Consortium visit. 

From "The Stolen Children" Pulitzer Center project. Image by Glenna Gordon. Nigeria, 2017.
September 18, 2017

Journalist's month-long reporting trip brought her face-to-face with child survivors of abductios who shared their stories.

Cover image from the report "All the President's Wealth." Produced by the Congo Research Group and the Pulitzer Center.
September 14, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee talk part of multi-day campus visit, which includes working with the Pulitzer Center-William & Mary Sharp Writer-in-Residence Program.

September 5, 2017

Journalist Michael Kavanagh speaks about his investigative journey reporting on President Joseph Kabila as he clings to power, throwing the country into a constitutional crisis.

Returning to its iconic location at the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza—located in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park beneath the majestic span of the Brooklyn Bridge— Photoville will once again create an immersive photography village populated by 55+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries.
August 11, 2017

Pulitzer Center projects will be featured at Photoville 2017 in New York starting September 13.

Sergeant 'Boniface' says he was told by his commanding officer to go and rape. He says that he raped three women before his conscience told him to stop. Image by Fiona Lloyd-Davies. DRC, 2013.
May 15, 2017

Masika Katsuva led Congo’s rape survivors to find healing, independence and justice through working together in the field. Hear their stories on June 6 in London.  

April 27, 2017

Join a conversation with Pulitzer Center grantee on the transformation of the Islam world, from 1798 into modernity.

Masika Katsuva is a central figure in the Pulitzer Center-supported documentary "Seeds of Hope." She created a support center and farming community in the Democratic Republic of Congo to assist other survivors of rape, their children and orphans. Image by Fiona Lloyd-Davies. Democratic Republic of Congo, 2013.
March 8, 2017

Watch the screening and attend a panel discussion on "Under the Shadow," a film about how politics, corruption and impunity affect the lives of individuals in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

A National Police officer behind a riot shield is pushed backward by a crush of demonstrators during the March of the Empty Pots in Caracas in 2014, which coincided with International Women’s Day. Image by Natalie Keyssar. Venezuela, 2014.
March 8, 2017

What problems do women face in fragile states like Venezuela and South Sudan, whether living in these countries or reporting from them? Join a conversation with journalists at Campus Consortium...

Former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer at Washington University discussing A New Approach to the Middle East. United States, 2017.
February 8, 2017

What next for the Middle East? Former administration officials seek new policy solutions harnessing the resources and human capital of the region.

Border crossing in Ras Jdir near Ben Gardenne. Image by Paolo Pellegrin. Tunisia, 2011.
February 8, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee headlines this Campus Consortium event focusing on the Middle East through the lives of six individuals he interviewed for his landmark New York Times Magazine piece.

February 2, 2017

Chicago K-12 and post-secondary educators meet with Pulitzer Center grantees and education staff at the University of Chicago to explore using "Fractured Lands" with their students.