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On the Values of Humanity in Action
We recently asked a few of our alumni about what they see as Humanity in Action's community values. Here's what they had to say.
How to Fix Democracy with Laura Rosenburger
Former White House and State Department official, Laura Rosenberger, shares her belief that threats to democracy are threats to national security.
How to Fix Democracy with Cornell Brooks
To Cornell William Brooks, former president of the NAACP and current professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, democracy is an ever-changing question of "who is a citizen?"
How to Fix Democracy with Edward Luce
From the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 to the collapse of the neoliberal Washington Consensus in 2008, Luce illustrates how political developments frame how we experience economic events.
Love is My Religion
2019 Warsaw Fellow Marcelina Rosińska reflects upon the role of religion in Polish society and argues that religion should unite rather than divide.
Tech & Society: What is Technology for the Public Good?
This webinar kicks-off the Tech & Society series, pioneered by Bertelsmann-Humanity in Action Professional Fellow Nicole Chi (2015 Paris Fellowship). The guest speaker is Greta Byrum, Co-Director of the Digital Equity Lab at the New School.
How to Fix Democracy with Anne Applebaum
A thought leader on disinformation, Anne Applebaum comments on current political polarization by arguing that unless you can have debates based on a commonly agreed upon set of facts, you cannot have democracy at all.
From A to Z on LGBTQIAP
Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Gosia Kot and Sylwia Vargas teamed up with activists across Poland to author an interactive book on LGBTQIA+ rights, definitions, and histories.
Humanity in Action Press
Discover some of the publications from our in-house publisher:
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, Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity is a collection of essays from the 2014 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship, which tackled international relations from a diversity perspective.
Civil Society and the Holocaust: International Perspectives on Resistance and Rescue
In 2013, Humanity in Action Denmark held a conference in Copenhagen to mark the 70th anniversary of the flight and rescue of Danish Jewry. This book was published in association with the “October 1943” conference. The anthology examines how European societies dealt with the knowledge of the Nazi persecution of Jews in very different ways before, during and after the Holocaust.
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.
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks is an anthology of written works by Judith Goldstein, the Founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action. In this collection, Goldstein explores the central themes of Humanity in Action and its educational programming: human rights, the Second World War and the Holocaust, diversity, religious freedom, race relations, civil society and the arts.