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New Book, "The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World" by Carnegie Council Centennial Chair Michael Ignatieff

What moral values do human beings hold in common? As globalization draws us together economically, are our values converging or diverging? In particular, are human rights becoming a global ethic? These were the questions that led Michael Ignatieff to embark on a three-year, eight-nation journey in search of answers. …

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 20, 2017 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Fall 2017 Issue

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Fall 2017 issue of Ethics & International Affairs!

This issue contains essays by Amartya Sen on the foundations of global justice and Amitav Acharya on the multiplex world…

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 13, 2017 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Ninth Season of Carnegie Council's Weekly TV Show "Global Ethics Forum" Begins September 8

Carnegie Council's acclaimed weekly TV show, Global Ethics Forum, begins its ninth season on September 8, 2017.

Watch it on PBS stations across the United States: Check MHz Networks for local listings. CUNY TV airs in New York City.  

Or watch it on Carnegie Council's …

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 7, 2017 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Back to School! Carnegie Council Expands its Online Education Section

For the third summer running, Carnegie Council's Education Fellow Elena Shanbaum has returned to expand the Council's online Education Section, which provides materials for both high school and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 30, 2017 at 12:39pm — 1 Comment

International Student Photo Contest, 2017: Climate Change

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest.

This year's topic is Climate Change: Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

The contest will be conducted on Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Network, our social…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 9, 2017 at 11:41am — No Comments

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2017: The World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its ninth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.

From climate change, to refugees, to terrorism, many of the greatest problems facing us in the 21st century transcend national borders. All involve ethical issues, such as fairness, rights, and responsibilities.

In your opinion, what is the world's greatest challenge, and how does it affect your local…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 8, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Carnegie Council Internship Openings

Carnegie Council's internship program provides an exciting opportunity for students interested in international relations to experience the inner workings of an organization exploring the ethical dimensions of international affairs. During the September–June program year, interns…

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 12, 2017 at 11:46am — No Comments

Humanitarians Hope for ‘Risk Management Framework’ on Geoengineering – a Carnegie Discussion

The timeless image of 'Earthrise' seen from the moon by U.S. astronauts in the 1960s and '70s. But would potentially risky geoengineering be a step too far in humanity's technical and scientific progression? CREDIT: NASA

Post by Andrew…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 29, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Call for Applications for Fellowship Program "The Living Legacy of the First World War"

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is now accepting applications for the World War I fellowship project, "The Living Legacy of the First World War." Carnegie Council is creating up to 10 fellowships to conduct projects involving original research, approaches, or methods on the American experience in the First World War and its impact and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 23, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2) Announces New Advisory Group

On June 20 2017, Janos Pasztor,  the executive director of the Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2) announced the setting up of an Advisory Group of leading international experts to guide and support its work in catalyzing the establishment of effective…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 20, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council Launches New Fellowship Program "The Living Legacy of the First World War"

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce the launch of a new fellowship program on "The Living Legacy of the First World War."



In June 1917—one hundred years ago this month—the first 14,000 American Expeditionary Force soldiers landed in Saint-Nazaire, France. Their arrival marked a tectonic shift in global politics, as the United States turned the principled idealism of its progressive era outward in an…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 16, 2017 at 10:12am — No Comments

Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Summer 2017 Issue

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Summer 2017 issue of Ethics & International…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 12, 2017 at 11:18am — No Comments

Carnegie Council Appoints Three New Senior Fellows

PHOTO, L to R: Richard Katz, Alexander Görlach, Marlen Laruelle 

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to welcome three new senior fellows: Alexander Görlach, German scholar on politics and religion; Richard Katz, expert on the Japanese economy and business; and Marlene Laruelle, political scientist specializing in Russia and Central Asia.…



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Added by Carnegie Council on June 2, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What We’ve Been Reading - Ethics & International Affairs

Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s what we’ve been reading this month:

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 1, 2017 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Upcoming Conferences of Interest 2017-2018

We have compiled a list of upcoming conferences related to the fields of ethics and international affairs through the middle of 2018. We hope you find something that interests you!

The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies

Date: June 1-4, 2017

Location: Kobe, Japan

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), in…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 31, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

John Quincy Adams Society Essay Contest

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The John Quincy Adams Society is partnering with The National Interest – one of Washington’s most important foreign policy magazines – to launch a new essay contest for college students. The winners will run in TNI, meaning they’ll be read by many of those who make the decisions and shape the discussions that…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 10, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Miranda Lupion's Presentation on the Weaponization of Digital Russian-Language News Wins Council's Student Research Conference

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce that Miranda Lupion's presentation was selected as the winner of the Council's …

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 9, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments

Carnegie Council Appoints Pacific Delegates for Fact-Finding Trip to Indonesia on Religion and Tolerance

In October 2017, Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program is leading a fact-finding trip to Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The purpose of the trip is to investigate religion and tolerance.

As the largest Muslim nation, Indonesia has the potential to shape the way the world's fastest growing and most contentious religion is perceived worldwide. While Indonesia has decided not to join the Saudi-led…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 24, 2017 at 4:17pm — 1 Comment

Fourth Global Ethics Day, October 18, 2017

Carnegie Council announces its fourth annual Global Ethics Day (#globalethicsday2017) on October 18, 2017.

Inspired by Earth Day, Global Ethics Day provides an opportunity for organizations around the world to hold events on or around this day,…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 4, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Call for Abstracts by March 30: Carnegie Council Student Research Conference

We are excited to announce Carnegie Council's third Student Research Conference.

This conference will be held in Carnegie Council's New York City headquarters on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 12:00-2:30pm.

Lunch will be served during a networking session, followed by…

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Added by Carnegie Council on March 13, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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