The March 2021 killing of six Asian American women in Atlanta followed a year in which the 45th US President and the right-wing media had gleefully referred to the “China Virus” – exemplifying the tendency in a pandemic to make a scapegoat of the original disease
The Rise of Ultra-Conservatism in Central Europe and the Decline of Women’s Reproductive Rights
Much attention has been paid to the alarming statistics on population decline in Central Europe and the fears these numbers have provoked. Somewhat missing from the conversation is the impact of population decline on women.
Kenarov works on a non-fiction book describing in detail the life and times of Bulgarian writer and dissident Georgi Markov, as well as his notorious murder by agents of the Bulgarian State Security service in London in 1978.
Panel Event: The German Elections and Europe's Future
This public panel discussion will address the results of the elections from three regions of Europe by researchers who are this year’s Europe’s Futures Fellows, moderated by the IWM Acting Rector and Permanent Fellow,…
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