Population & Migration

Image by Lisa Palmer. India, 2015.
March 23, 2017 / Chicago Council on Global Affairs
by Lisa Palmer, Roger Thurow

In the first installment of the Food Security podcast, grantee Roger Thurow interviews grantee Lisa Palmer about her project, Hot, Hungry Planet.

March 22, 2017 / The New York Times
by Xyza Bacani

Photographer Xyza Bacani documents the lives of Chinese migrant workers in Singapore.

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
by Emily Kassie, Robin Shulman

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 still image from the Pulitzer Center supported animated short about the Panama Papers.  Image by Carrie Ching.  United States, 2016. 
March 22, 2017
by Jeff Barrus, Carrie Ching

The International Consortium for Journalists, Elliott Woods, Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie, and Ben Taub all won 2017 Overseas Press Club Awards.

Collage created by students as a response to the presentation by Tomas van Houtryve. Image by Diana Greene. United States, 2017.
March 22, 2017
by Ifath Sayed, Tomas van Houtryve

Students from The Arts Based School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, met Pulitzer Center grantee Tomas van Houtryve to learned about photography and how to interpret images.

Image by Xyza Bacani. Singapore, 2016.
March 21, 2017
by Xyza Bacani

Xyza Bacani discusses her story on migrant workers who run away from their employers in Singapore and the power imbalance between agencies, employers and migrants that encourages exploitation.

Tan Hecheng at a tombstone put up by Zhou Qun for her husband and three children, who were among the thousands of people killed during the Cultural Revolution in Dao County. Image by Sim Chi Yin. China/VII, 2016.
March 21, 2017
by Libby Allen, Ian Johnson

Ian Johnson receives the Shorenstein Journalism Award.

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
by Tomas van Houtryve

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
by Jon Sawyer, Michael Scott Moore

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...

One way Native Hawaiians show respect to their ancestors is through the piling of stones into Ahu, or shrines. There are many shrines like this one on the slopes of Mauna Kea. Image by Sarah Ruiz. United States, 2016. 
March 15, 2017 / Untold Stories
by Sarah Ruiz

The battle over placing an 18-story telescope on the highest point in the Pacific Ocean divides Hawaii over issues of spirtuality, discovery and economics.

Roy Rogiero Nlenva, a Congolese refugee, gathers the regular order of vegetables for a mother and her two daughters, who biked to his farm stand in the Museum District of Houston, Texas. Image by Lillian Waddill. United States, 2016.
March 15, 2017 / Untold Stories
by Lillian Waddill

Welcoming atmosphere shaken by state's withdrawal from refugee resettlement program. NGOs vow to operate program exactly same as operated by state.  

Young Asian Americans read the English version of the crowdsourced "Letters for Black Lives" in a YouTube video with over 20,000 views. What began as one Google Doc quickly grew into a community with over 200 contributors and additional content, such as this video and translations of the letters. Image courtesy of the Letters for Black Lives organization.
March 15, 2017 / Untold Stories
by Iris Hyon

Chinese-American ethnographer Christina Xu began project that would provoke honest, often uncomfortable conversations between young Asian Americans and their elders.