Fall 2015

Seyla Benhabib
It is almost impossible to check the news and not see a new article about the Syrian refugee crisis. Reports and images illustrating the atrocities of the situation flood the media. The only thing missing is solutions. The MacMillan Center – aided by the European Studies Council, the European Union...
Anne-Marie Slaughter
Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of New America, has been planning her new book, The Chessboard and the Web, since 2009. She shared its contents for the first time at the MacMillan Center during the second of this year’s Henry L. Stimson Lectures on World Affairs in a three-part series...
Deborah Bräutigam
On March 15, 2008, The Economist released a magazine titled “The New Colonialists.” Across the iconic front cover, eight travelers sit atop camels trudging through the Sahara; the leader of them firmly holds in his right hand the flag of China. It caused a stir, especially in the United States. It...
From the Charleston church shooting to the Syrian refugee crisis, to the Paris massacre, the past several months have been particularly difficult ones, both on the home front and abroad. A number of events were organized at the MacMillan Center to address these deeply disturbing situations. In...
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