Fragile States

Suzy Hansen, Notes on a Foreign Country cover. Image from Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and ICWA. United States, 2017.
July 17, 2017

Former ICWA fellow discusses her latest work, Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Past-American World, which blends memoir, journalism and history. 

July 12, 2017

Pulitzer Center at NABJ 2017 National Convention and Career Fair. Come pitch your international stories!

June 23, 2017

Nick Schifrin and Zack Fannin will discuss their PBS NewsHour reporting on Russia, Ukraine, NATO, and the Baltics.   

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.  

Family members mourn the death of Darwin Franco, a community organizer in Honduras. Later that evening his family received death threats. Image by Dominic Bracco II. Honduras, 2015.
May 9, 2017

Photographer speaks about his work, a nuanced look at the U.S.-Mexico smuggling corridor, border culture, and the historical conflicts that have shaped this region.

PBS Newshour broadcast still image of a child in South Sudan. Reporting by Jane Ferguson. South Sudan, 2017.
May 3, 2017

PBS NewsHour special correspondent Jane Ferguson presents her reporting from South Sudan, exploring the impacts of ethnic violence, economic collapse and famine.

Nawroz and his son Zewarshah at their home in Charkh, Aghanistan, in 2015. Nawroz had sent his sons out to collect grain on the morning of August 3 only to have Zewarshah witness the death of his younger brother, Ayman, whose nickname was Sufi. Image by Jason Motlagh. Afghanistan, 2015.
April 27, 2017

Students hear from Pulitzer Center grantee on his journalism career and issues he has covered, from civilian post-traumatic shock in Afghanistan to the dangerous trek of migrants across the Darien...

Georgiy—or Zhora, as he likes to be known—is a 28-year-old musician, who has been living in a dorm in Kiev since the summer. At first, he had to go to the clinic each day for his substitution therapy—a four-hour round trip. Image by Misha Friedman. Crimea, 2014.
March 31, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantees Misha Friedman and Nora Fitzgerald visit Smith College.

A look at how the lives of women with HIV/AIDS in South Africa have changed in the past three years. Image by Misha Friedman. South Africa, 2016.
March 27, 2017

Documentary photographer brings the stories and photos from his multi-year project on the lives of people with HIV and TB in South Africa to the students and faculty at Campus Consortium partner.

Refugees climb out of their dinghy on the shores of Lesbos after having crossed from Turkey, about seven miles away. Image by Tzeli Hadjidimitiou. Greece, 2015.
March 22, 2017

How are the lives of refugees impacted as they migrate throughout the world? And how does their migration affect the global economy? Join us in New York to discuss.  

Capturing suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia. Image courtesy of the European Union Naval Force. Somalia, 2012.
March 20, 2017

Campus Consortium partner collaborates with Pulitzer Center to raise awareness of risks journalists face in reporting around the world and demands of the profession in a rapidly changing environment...

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.