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  • Marietje Schaake's Remarks at the Pat Cox-Humanity in Action Fellowship Audio

    Marietje Schaake, MEP, Netherlands and Humanity in Action Senior Fellow, delivers remarks at the European Parliament for the 2013 Pat Cox-Humanity in Action Fellowship.  Each year, Humanity in Action brings together a small group of outstanding students and young professionals from around the world for three-month professional fellowships in the European Parliament.  During… Read More

    Brussels
  • Origins and Mission of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews Audio

    Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett delivers opening remarks for the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference.  In her talk, she addresses the creation and mission of the the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, which served as the venue for the International Conference. Professor Kirshenblatt-Gimblett is the Program Director of the Core Exhibition for… Read More

    Poland 2013
    Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
  • Perspectives on Humanitarian Interventions Audio

    Panel Discussion: "Perspectives on Humanitarian Interventions" at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw.  Panel members include Dr. Hans Binnendijk (Chair, Humanity in Action Inc.; Senior Fellow, SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations); Prof. Lamija Tanovic (Professor, University of Sarajevo; Chair, Humanity in Action Bosnia and Herzegovina); and… Read More

  • Poland's Narrative of Protest Audio

    Steve Crawshaw, Director, Office of Secretary General of Amnesty International, delivers a keynote address at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw.   Read More

    Poland 2013
    Steve Crawshaw
  • Poles and Jews: Shared History with Diverging Narratives Audio

    Konstanty Gebert, associate fellow at the European Council for Foreign Relations and reporter and columnist at “Gazeta Wyborcza,” delivers a keynote address at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw.   Read More

    Poland 2013
  • Remarks by The Honorable Pat Cox Audio

    Pat Cox, honorary patron of the Humanity in Action-Pat Cox Fellowship, addresses the 2013 Humanity in Action-Pat Cox Fellows at the European Parliament. Pat Cox is former President of the European Parliament, and MEP representing the constituency of Munster in the Republic of Ireland. Each year, Humanity in Action brings together a small group of outstanding students and young professionals… Read More

    Brussels
    Pat Cox
  • ReWired for Change: A Conversation with Sonja Sohn Audio

    Sonja Sohn, "The Wire" Actress; Activist; Founder and CEO of ReWired for Change, a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower at risk youth, families and communities living in under-served areas, delivers the opening keynote presentation at the 2013 Humanity in Action New York Conference.  Read More

    United States 2013
  • Ron Chernow's Introduction of Senator George Mitchell at the 2013 Fall Benefit

    Ron Chernow, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, delivered a special introduction of Senator George Mitchell at the the 2013 Humanity in Action Benefit. Senator George Mitchell and President Jacques Chirac, represented by his daughter Mme Claude Chirac, were honored at the Consulate General of France in New York City on Thursday, November 14, 2013. I am very pleased to introduce… Read More

    New York City
  • Senior Fellows in Action: Lessons in Active Citizenship from the Humanity in Action Community Audio

    Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Matt Bowlby (Internally Displaced Persons Returns Officer, International Organization for Migration),  Matt Haney (School Board Member, San Francisco Unified School District; Adjunct Professor, Stanford Design School), Joseph Kaifala (Founder, Jeneba Project Inc.; Co-founder, Sierra Leone Memory Project), Brian Stout (Senior Policy… Read More

  • The Ambivalence of Holocaust History Audio

    Editor-in-Chief of Politiken Bo Lidegaard,  Head of Research Unit on the Holocaust and Genocide at the Danish Institute for International Studies Cecilie Stokholm Banke and Author and Historian Bent Blüdnikov discuss Holocaust History, specifically the rescue of the Danish Jews during the opening panel of the October 43 Conference in Copenhagen.  This panel was… Read More

    Denmark 2013
    Bent Bl├╝dnikov
    Bo Lidegaard
    Klaus Rothstein
    Cecilie Stokholm Banke