September 26, 2016
by Christopher de Bellaigue, Tom Hundley

Pulitzer Center grantee Christopher de Bellaigue joins Pulitzer Center staff for visit to Campus Consortium partner.

A view of Baku Bay. Image by Alix Saz courtesy Creative Commons. Azerbaijan, 2015.
September 19, 2016 / PRI's The World
by Joshua Kucera

Joshua Kucera explores the border between Europe and Asia, reporting here from Azerbaijan.

September 16, 2016
by Joshua Kucera

Examining the cultural, historical, and political meanings of Europe by traveling along its geographical border with Asia.

September 12, 2016
by John Morrison

A panel discussion on the people and issues behind "Fractured Lands," a landmark issue of The New York Times Magazine on the makings of tragedy in the modern Middle East.

African lion via public domain.
September 12, 2016 / ICIJ
by Will Fitzgibbon, Alvaro Ortiz

Will Fitzgibbon and Álvaro Ortiz take you behind the scenes in the making of Continent of Secrets: Uncovering Africa's Offshore Empires.

Anti-coup protestors in Istanbul. Image courtesy of Maurice Flesier via Wikimedia Commons. Turkey, July, 2016.
September 11, 2016 / The New York Review of Books
by Christopher de Bellaigue

July 15, when the supporters of President Erdogan foiled a coup attempt against him, may have been a turning point in Turkish history, opening the way to despotism but entrenching civilian rule.

Fractured Lands
September 8, 2016
by Fareed Mostoufi, Scott Anderson

This week's newsletter highlights lessons that explore "Fractured Lands" and the "Power of Poetry"

Boat wreck in Milazzo, Italy. Image courtesy of Sarah Tzinieris. Italy, 2015.
September 7, 2016 / The Guardian
by Claire Provost

Ventimiglia is feeling the impact of heavier French border controls and deterrent measures, but the tension masks a wider humanitarian issue.

The Ataturk memorial statue in Istanbul's Taksim Square on the night of the coup
September 4, 2016
by Christopher de Bellaigue

The failed coup of July 15 brought Turks together to defeat an anti-democratic action by the military. But these events have left President Erdogan stronger—and more anti-Western—than ever.

Erdogan speaking as Prime Minister of Turkey. Photo courtesy of google images.
September 4, 2016 / The Guardian
by Christopher de Bellaigue

It's commonly argued that President Erdogan's regime is a perversion of democratic norms. In fact, in the light of burgeoning populism around the world, his demokrasi is the new normal.

Image by Dominic Bracco II. Honduras, 2013.
September 1, 2016
by Fareed Mostoufi, Dominic Bracco II

This week's newsletter highlights lessons that explore reporting from Mexico.

August 25, 2016
by Fareed Mostoufi, Scott Anderson

This week's lesson plans offer more specific entry points to "Fractured Lands," the article published as the entire New York Times Magazine earlier this month.