Fragile States

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.

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.

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..

Ukraine HIV 6
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.