Featured Blog Posts – March 2017 Archive (11)

29th International Conference of Philosophy Greek Moral and Political Philosophy – From Pre-Socratics to Neo-Platonism

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovicmember of the International Association of Greek Philosophy, University of Athens

 

Dear colleagues and friends,

take participation on the great philosophical event this summer in…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on March 28, 2017 at 8:39am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - March 23

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on March 23, 2017 at 10:35am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Mind #Napoleon Bonaparte

"There are but two powers in the world, the sword and the mind.  In the long run the sword is always beaten by the mind."  Napoleon Bonaparte

Added by Al LeBlanc on March 20, 2017 at 4:56pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - March 16

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on March 16, 2017 at 9:57am — 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

#Cyberpeacefare #Thought #Thomas Carlyle

"The lightning spark of thought, generated or, say rather, heaven kindled, in the solitary mind, awakens its express likeness in another mind, in a thousand other minds, and all blaze together in combined fire." 

Thomas Carlyle

Added by Al LeBlanc on March 11, 2017 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Nominations Open for Tanenbaum's Peacemakers in Action Award

Tanenbaum is searching for the next Peacemakers in Action.

Tanenbaum responds to the wars, religious tensions and sectarian battles that make the world so dangerous by working with religiously motivated men and women who risk their well-being to resolve these conflicts - including those involving religion. These selfless…

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Added by Carnegie Council on March 7, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Economic Integration for Refugees Globally

Europe’s policy on refugees operates under the Common European Asylum System (CEAS), which guarantees individuals certain rights as soon as they come on European soil. When asylum seekers arrive in Europe they …

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Added by Austin Schiano on March 6, 2017 at 11:51pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Credo Initial-Starter Draft

CYBERPEACEFARE CREDO (Initial Draft).

I believe the cyber domain/social media enables each of us and small groups to contribute to "world peace and planet survival", i.e. conduct #cyberpeacefare. 

I believe in the power of Ideas and Individual dreams so ubiquitous in Silicon Valley - We all have entrepreneurship potential and can be CyberPeaceEntrepreneurs. Imagine, you can Help make a…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on March 4, 2017 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Freedom #Archibald MacLeish

"What is freedom ?

Freedom is the right to choose; the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice.  

Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing."

Freedom is the right to one's dignity as a man."

Archibald MacLeish/"A…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on March 3, 2017 at 5:18pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - March 2

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on March 2, 2017 at 11:05am — No Comments

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Marlene Laruelle on Europe's Far Right Political Movement

What has led to the rise of far-right parties across Europe and how have they evolved over time? Is immigration really the main issue, or is there a more complex set of problems that vary from nation to nation? What are the idealogical and practical connections between the far right and Russia? Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Marlene Laruelle is an expert on Europe, Russia, Eurasia, and Europe's far right. Don't miss her analysis.

Global Ethics Forum Preview: From the White House to the World with Chef Sam Kass

Next time on Global Ethics Forum, Sam Kass details his time as President Obama’s White House chef and senior policy advisor for nutrition and the links between climate change and how and what we eat. In this excerpt, Kass and journalist Roxana Saberi discuss an uncertain future for food policy in the United States under Trump.

The Rohingya Crisis: "Myanmar's Enemy Within" with Francis Wade

Francis Wade, author of "The Enemy Within," a new book on the Rohingya crisis in Burma, explains the historical background to the persecution of the Muslim Rohingya minority and gives a first-hand account of the terrible situation now. Has democracy been good for Burma? Will some Rohingya refugees become Islamic extremists?

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