Fragile States

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.

Children in an IDP camp. Image by Paolo Pellegrin. Iraq, July 2016
January 17, 2017

Madeleine Albright and Stephen Hadley discuss Middle East Strategy Task Force findings. Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer moderates event at Washington University in St. Louis.

January 16, 2017

Photojournalist reflects on seven years of regional reporting, speaking to the effects of global policy and economics on the lives of individuals and on their communities..

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December 13, 2016

Is the end of AIDS near? Journalists Jon Cohen, Amy Maxmen and Misha Friedman discuss their reporting and what they've found from around the world.

December 12, 2016

Journalists Jon Cohen, Amy Maxmen and Misha Friedman discuss their reporting on how to end HIV/AIDS around the globe, highlighting the personal and more visual side of their reporting.

November 21, 2016

Landmark New York Times Magazine issue focused on the stories of individuals in the Middle East to explore regional conflicts.

November 21, 2016

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein discusses his new book, "The Chilean Chronicles," at Public Narrative in Chicago.

November 10, 2016

Daniella Zalcman's series 'Faces of Faith' series explores the varying views on sexual and gender identity held by religious leaders in Uganda.

Children in an IDP camp. Image by Paolo Pellegrin. Iraq, July 2016.
October 19, 2016

Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer joins in discussion at the Institute of Politics on one of the most comprehensive accounts of the contemporary Arab World's unraveling.

October 13, 2016

Landmark edition of The New York Times Magazine trace the lives of individuals across the Middle East living through the turmoil. Writer and multimedia journalist share those stories and...