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  • 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
  • The Diplomat's Handbook Audio

    Kurt Bassuener discusses "The Diplomats’ Handbook for Democracy Development Support," a project of the Community of Democracies which he co-authored and served as Research Director for, at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw. Kurt Bassuener is an Independent policy analyst in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Co-founder and Senior Associate at… Read More

    Poland 2013
    Kurt Bassuener
  • The Other: A Transcultural Personal Narrative Audio

    Claude Grunitzky presents "The Other: A Transcultural Personal Narrative" at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw.   Claude Grunitzky is the founder of TRACE Magazine, Co-founder and Chairman of TRUE, a New York and London-based transcultural marketing agency and a member of the Board Of Directors of Humanity in Action, Inc.    Read More

    Poland 2013
  • Then They Laugh At Us: A Conversation about Art, Politics and Activism Video

    Baratunde Thurston delivers a keynote address at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Poland, on June 29, 2013 via Google Hangout. Baratunde Thurston is the CEO and Co-founder of Cultivated Wit and author of the New York Times bestselling book How To Be Black.   Read More

    Poland 2013
    Baratunde Thurston
  • Together for Human Rights, in Freedom and Solidarity

    Dr. Martin Salm delivers welcome remarks at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Poland, on June 27, 2013. Dr Salm is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Foundation "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future."  Dear Ladies and Gentlemen! "German-Polish relations are one of the miracles of Europeanisation of… Read More

    Poland 2013
    Dr. Martin Salm
  • Transformation, Socio-Economic Change, Civil Society Audio

    Professor Andrzej Rychard, Director of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the National Academy of Sciences, presents a keynote address at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw.    Read More

    Poland 2013
    Andrzej Rychard
  • Under Two Totalitarian Powers: Poland Between Hitler and Stalin Audio

    Dr. Dariusz Stola delivers the opening keynote at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw in which he addresses the transitions and challenges faced by Poland during the interwar period.   Dr. Stola is the Vice-Rector for International Cooperation at Collegium Civitas, a Research Fellow at Institute for Political Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences… Read More

    Poland 2013
    Dariusz Stola
  • Diversity in the Police Force

    This is a negotiation-based simulation game that addresses a fictitious scenario. Cinnamon City has been facing problems with racial discrimination, highlighted by the release of two studies pointing to racial profiling by policemen and discriminatory hiring practices within the police department. The game prompts participants to think about different approaches communities might choose to… Read More

  • Remarks at the 2012 Humanity in Action Benefit

    Ron Chernow, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, delivered special remarks at the the 2012 Humanity in Action Benefit honoring Patricia Barbizet, Corinne Mentzelopoulos and Ron Chernow. The benefit was held at the Consulate General of France in New York City on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Dr. Judith Goldstein, Humanity in Action Executive Director, introduced Mr. Chernow with the following… Read More

    United States 2012
  • The Dissolution of Yugoslavia: Roots of the Conflict

    This keynote speech was delivered by Sonja Biserko, President of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia, at the Third Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Sarajevo on June 28, 2012.  Dear Founding Chair of the Humanity in Action in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Lamija Tanović), Executive Director (Judith Goldstein), Deputy Executive Director (Philip Ugelow); … Read More

    Bosnia and Herzegovina 2012
    Sonja Biserko