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Poles Waive the Rainbow Flag in “LGBTQI+ free zones”
Senior Fellow Lukasz Niparko co-authored an article with Patrice McMahon, titled "Poles Wave the Rainbow Flag in 'LGBTQI+-free zones.'" Featured in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, this article examines the Law and Justice government's conservative agenda is directly attacking Polish LGBTQI+ activists--and how activists are resisting and persisting in the face of discrimination.
Senior Fellow moderates panel on tools to combat the discrimination of Artsakh's Armenian population
Senior Fellow Anoush Baghdassarian is moderating a panel on international tools and treaties to stop hate speech, violence, and discrimination against Artsakh's Armenians.
DeLesslin George-Warren's grant to teach Catawba language
Earlier this month, The Herald, a South Carolina-based newspaper, interviewed Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow and Humanity in Action Senior Fellow DeLesslin "Roo" George-Warren. The interview addresses why DeLesslin returned to their home community, the Catawba Nation, and their project as an Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow.
Event on Pushbacks on the Greek-Turkish Border
On Saturday January 23rd, Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Iason Apostolopoulos hosted a virtual event "Pushbacks on the Greek-Turkish Border." Iason brought together human rights activists from Greece and Italy in order to shed a light on the state-led illegal push-back activities across the sea and land borders of Greece--activities that have increased dramatically over the past 10 months.
Creative Sanctum's Toolkit for Sustaining Democracy
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow and Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Sharon M. Chin is Founder and Executive Director of digital magazine Creative Sanctum. This month, following the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6th, Creative Sanctum curated a toolkit of creative resources to facilitate discussion, reflection, and inspiration for sustaining democracy.
Curator's Walk-Through Ahead of Chicago Architecture Biennial
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Asha Iman Veal visited 6018 North experimental arts and culture space in Chicago earlier this month for a curator's walk-through in advance of her Chicago Architecture Biennial project this September. The "Raisin" exhibition brings together a global network of artists who are creating public conversations around justice, class, identity, migration, immigration, and residence, in many different places and ways.
Webinar: Greenland and the Political Apology (in Danish)
Humanity in Action Denmark invite you to a webinar about Greenland and the political apology (in Danish), January 28, 17.00-18.00 CET.
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.
The Last Chords in the Auschwitz Universe
Landecker Fellow Tomasz Cebulski will speak as a part of an event commemorating the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellows Discuss Protecting Democracy After Attack on US Capitol
Landecker Fellows gathered to debrief the violent January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol and the implications this assault has had on the future of democracy--an assault fueled by conspiracy theories and former US President Donald Trump himself. From there, they deliberated on how we can depolarize our communities and call civil society into action in order to protect and strengthen democratic societies.