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Scholarly Publications

Rape Reporting During War: Why the Numbers Don't Mean What You Think They Do

August 2011

First page of the article: Reports of sexual violence during the ongoing unrest in Libya have captured headlines across the world.

Africa's Scramble for Africa: Lessons of a Continental War

July 2000

The war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which began in August 1998, is unprecedented-at times involving armies from eight African states.

News

CISAC tackles public health & policy questions on Ebola

October 2014

We ask CISAC biosecurity experts David Relman and Megan Palmer to answer questions about the public health and policy implications of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

FSI fellow underscores importance of foreign area studies

August 2014

In a recent speech, Thomas Fingar, the Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow at FSI, says foreign area and language studies programs serve to train a globally competent citizenry able to address...

Evaluating the impact and future of the International Criminal Court

May 2013

In March, Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda surrendered himself unexpectedly to the U.S.

Events

<i>The Act of Killing (Director's Cut)</i> Film Screening and Panel Discussion

February 25, 2014

*This event is free and open to the public.*   PANELISTS Don Emmerson - Director of the Southeast Asia Forum, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center; Affiliated Scholar, Abbasi Program in Islamic...

Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement

September 26, 2013

ABOUT THE TOPIC: The talk, based on Betts' new book, will explore the challenge of responding to new drivers of cross-border displacement that fall outside the existing refugee framework.

The Conflict in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: A Conversation with Steve Hege

December 4, 2012

The Program on Human Rights at CDDRL, the Center for African Studies and Student Anti-Genocide Coalition STAND are honored to host Steve Hege for this special seminar.