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  • The Importance of History

    Judith S. Goldstein delivered this speech at the 2017 Humanity in Action International Conference in Berlin, Germany on June 22, 2017. Goldstein is the Founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action, an international educational organization.  "I think it fair to say that we have been on a roller coaster of uncertainties and emotions in the past year between our last annual… Read More

  • Trump and the End of the American Century

    In June 2017, Martin S. Kaplan, Humanity in Action Board member, gave the following speech at the Eighth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Berlin, Germany.   "This coming Monday, June 26, 2017 will be the 100th anniversary of American troops landing in Europe for the first time in history, with 14,000 soldiers disembarking at Ste. Nazaire, France, entering what was… Read More

  • Gender, Identity and Human Rights Video

    Gender & Identity in the Global South  Week 1 – Gender, Identity and Human Rights There is no difference between sexual minorities struggle and other religious and ethnic minorities fighting for protection, recognition and equality. It is about the freedom to live a dignified life regardless of one’s sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion or… Read More

    Denmark 2015
    Lars Henriksen
  • Looking Forward: How to Ensure the Sustainable Development of International Criminal Justice? Audio

    Silvia Alejandra Fernandez De Gurmendi is the President of the International Criminal Court. In this podcast, she delivers a keynote address at the Sixth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in The Hague, the Netherlands on June 27, 2015. Her talk explores the future sustainable development of international criminal justice.  Read More

    Netherlands 2015
    Silvia Alejandra Fernandez de Gurmendi
  • Remarks During the Launch of the Inaugural John Lewis Fellowship

    On Monday, July 6, 2015, Judith S. Goldstein shared the following remarks to the inaugural class of John Lewis Fellows in Atlanta, Georgia.    In February 2015, two articles appeared within the same week.  The one in the New York Times described the work of Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama. The other was by Elizabeth Kolbert in the New… Read More

    United States 2015
  • Borders and Border Issues for the World’s 378 Million Indigenous Peoples Audio

    Ida Nicolaisen delivers a talk on the world's indigenous peoples at Humanity in Action's International Conference in Sønderborg, Denmark on June 27, 2014. Ms. Nicolaisen is a cultural anthropologist with the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and the Editor-in-Chief of the Carlsberg Foundation's Nomad Research Project. She is also a member of the Humanity in Action Board of… Read More

    Denmark 2014
  • Borders and Identities Audio

    Bjørn Bredal is a journalist at Politiken, one of Denmark's leading newspapers. In this podcast, he delivers a keynote address at Humanity in Action's 2014 International Conference in Sønderborg, Denmark on June 26. Mr. Bredal's talk expands on the conference's main theme: international borders as sources of conflict and peace.  Read More

    Denmark 2014
    Bjørn Bredal
  • Conceptualizing Borders Audio

    Celebrated journalist Konstanty Gebert delivers one of the keynote addresses at Humanity in Action's 2014 International Conference in Sønderborg, Denmark on June 27, 2014. Mr. Gebert is an activist and an international reporter and columnist at Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland’s biggest daily newspaper. His lecture here echos the conference's main theme of borders as sites of both… Read More

    Denmark 2014
  • European Citizenship, Borders and the Rise of the Political Far Right Audio

    Teresa Pullano delivers a keynote address at Humanity in Action's International Conference in Sønderborg, Denmark on June 28, 2014. Ms. Pullano's address touches on a number of geopolitical issues, including the European Union and emerging nationalist and right-wing attitudes in the continent. Ms. Pullano is Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre of Political Theory at the… Read More

    Denmark 2014
    Teresa Pullano
  • Implementing an International Action Project Audio

    Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Janine White shares ideas on how to implement an international action project. She focuses her remarks on a peace-building project in Bosnia and Herzegovina. You can learn more about the project here. Read More

    Denmark 2014