Population & Migration

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.  

A shot of video footage of Izmir, Turkey, overlaid with images posted by refugees on Instagram from those same sites. Image by Tomas van Houtyryve. Turkey, 2016.
March 20, 2017

Van Houtryve's work is also on display in the "Perpetual Revoultion: The Image and Social Change" exhibit at the International Center of Photography.

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...

A holographic image of Mao in a rural farmhouse. Despite decades of violence and murder, Mao is still revered by many Chinese as a near god-like figure. Image by Sim Chi Yin/ VII Photo Agency. China, 2016.
March 15, 2017

How is China's religious revival influencing the country's future? Visit with Pulitzer Center journalist grantee Ian Johnson for a book signing and discussion at East City Bookshop in Washington, D.C...

Image by Anne Thurow. Uganda, 2015.
March 13, 2017

Pulitzer Center partners with Chicago Council, bringing journalists into the conversation with broad range of individuals working on global food security and agricultural development.  

Striding toward Bethlehem, in the West Bank, Salopek is detoured by a herder’s tattered fence, one of the first human-made barriers—other than checkpoints and border gates—he’s faced in some 2,300 miles since he started out in Ethiopia. Image by John Stanmeyer/National Geographic.
March 5, 2017

Don Belt presents slow journalism and its impact in the digital age.

In eastern Turkey, Paul Salopek leads his mule past the Karakuş royal tomb, built in the first century B.C. by one of the area’s many ruling states. When Syrians began to pour over the border 70 miles to the south, he and photographer John Stanmeyer drove down separately to report on the situation. Image by by John Stanmeyer/National Geographic.
March 3, 2017

Don Belt leads workshop on slow journalism at San Diego State University.

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.

 Au pairs walk back to the train after shopping at Loppemarked, a weekend flea market in Gentofte, a wealthy suburb of Copenhagen. The women buy second-hand clothing and gifts to send to their families back home, a common practice of overseas Filipino workers. Image by Allison Shelley. Denmark, 2016.
February 1, 2017

Ana Santos, Allison Shelley and Tom Hundley visit Campus Consortium partner Northwestern in Qatar to discuss migrant worker exchange programs that are more than just cultural immersion.

January 25, 2017

Grantee photographer Tomas van Houtryve's project is a part of a group exhibition, Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change.

January 19, 2017

Students exhibit photos and captions created as part of the Pulitzer Center's "Walk Like a Journalist" slow-reporting workshops in late 2016.

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.