From the monthly archives: November 2020

In this interview, Borden explains her journey from being incarcerated to becoming a community leader. She argues that gaining self-understanding by processing her own trauma was key to transforming her life–and to her the decision to dedicate herself to helping others.

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The podcast series “African Voices, African Arguments” features African scholars, writers, policy makers and activists on issues of peace, justice and democracy, and is produced by World Peace Foundation and presented in partnership with African Arguments and

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Bridget Conley and Diane O’Donoghue host presentations and a discussion with Sarah Wagner and Adam Rosenblatt, about the ethics, relationships and challenges involved in caring for sites and skeletal remains of the dead. In the context of American soldiers missing in action in Vietnam and ‘abandoned’ African-American cemeteries in the U.S., they probe how value is placed on the dead and by whom.

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On 10 December 2019, the same day that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed received the Nobel Peace Prize, the 1991 winner of the prize, Aung San Suu Kyi was in court in the Hague, defending her government against accusations of genocide.

Abiy Ahmed is racing down that same road.

Over the weekend, the spokesman for […]

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Diane O’Donoghue and Bridget Conley host presentations and a discussion with Ciraj Rassool and Vernelda Grant about the how colonial treatment of human remains and other sacred ‘objects’ imposed a worldview upon people and over societies that continues to be challenged in on-going efforts to reclaim autonomy over museum ‘objects.’

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There are a lot of unanswered questions about the war in Ethiopia. Let me pose one more: who stands to gain across the region?

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