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To Lesbos and Back Again: In a Continent That Has Forgotten Its Humanity
Nanna Vedel-Hertz, Master of Arts in Journalism, Media and Globalization, shares her experiences of travelling to a refugee camp on Lesbos, her disbelief in how human rights are discarded at the European borders and elsewhere, and the role of media.
You Are the Difference
I think there are three things right now that Humanity in Action can accomplish from a civil society perspective: draw the line, emphasize the difference, and provide a public space for the exchange of ideas on how to move forward as a network.
How to Fix Democracy with Adam Hochschild
The contradictions of human nature | Adam Hochschild discusses the contradictions within the history of democracy in Europe and America.
How to Fix Democracy Live Session 7
How to Fix Democracy hosted a live session with guests Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett on December 4, 2020. Hosted by Andrew Keen, they explained how America came together in the late 19th century and how we can do it again in the 2020’s.
The Navajo Nation 8 Months Later
As COVID-19 has fundamentally altered the world, Senior Fellow Emily McDonnell wrote a second piece following her first on the effects of the pandemic on the Navajo Nation.
'Stories From the Unity of the Realm' - Episode 1: 'Educate Yourself'
How much do Danes actually know about the Unity of the Realm? Find out by listening to 2020 Fellows Dima, Mahela, and Aastha's contribution to the Podcast Series with the episode 'Educate Yourself'.
How to Fix Democracy with Daniel Markovits
In this episode of How to Fix Democracy, guest Daniel Markovits explains how the accumulation of human capital--the skills and education that enable advanced economies--has been captured by the elites.
How to Fix Democracy Live Session 6
How to Fix Democracy hosted a live session with guests Jessica Brandt and Norman Ornstein on November 17, 2020. Hosted by Andrew Keen, they assessed the health of the American democracy post-election.
Humanity in Action Press
Discover some of the publications from our in-house publisher:
On People with Disabilities
What would happen if Hermione Granger was a girl with a disability? Why is disability is rarely discussed in terms of diversity? Who are people with disabilities?
Pre-Genocide - Warnings and Readiness to Protect
An anthology of personal interpretations, by researchers and writers, about alarm bells and the readiness to protect prior to genocides. The essays in this volume focus on the 1930s before the Holocaust in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands and Denmark - as well as the years before the genocides in Armenia, Cambodia, Kurdistan, Rwanda and Bosnia.
Shifting Paradigms: Humanity in Action Senior Fellows on Policy and Pluralism Across Borders
Shifting Paradigms is a volume of diverse articles on cross-border policy and pluralism written by Humanity in Action Senior Fellows.
Two Trees in Jerusalem
Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen in her touching account "Two Trees in Jerusalem" tells about the resistance of her parents, Donata and Eberhard Helmrich, against the horrors of National Socialism.
Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity
Recognizing the intensification of transnational conflicts that both violently divide and intimately link our global communities, this book is a collection of diverse essays, which tackle international relations and migration.
Reflections on the Holocaust
The first book published by Humanity in Action, Reflections on the Holocaust is a collection of essays from Humanity in Action Fellows, Senior Fellows, Board members and lecturers from 1997 to 2010.