Immigrants have been shaping markets for millennia, but have frequently been the target of hostility in many countries. With economic turmoil and a wave of refugees around the world today, questions about the economics and ethics of immigration are again a focus of conversation. Global Network Perspectives asked experts across the Global Network about the roles immigrants play in their regions and whether public perceptions of that role are accurate.
Emma Sky, Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson institute, talks to Yale undergraduates Lia Weiner from Israel and Reem Hind from Lebanon about their efforts to build trust between Arabs and Israelis.
An interview with Francesco Dal Co, author of the new book Centre Pompidou: Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, and the Making of a Modern Monument, about the history of this famed museum on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
Psychiatrist Joel Dimsdale discusses the pathology of Nazi war criminals.
Russia expert David Satter talks about the fall of Yeltsin, the rise of Putin, and what lies ahead for Russia and the United States.
The conference brings together an esteemed group of scholars and the formerly incarcerated to explore what the discipline of philosophy can say about the perplexities of mass incarceration.
Topics of discussion: Philosophy of Mass Incarceration: What and Why?; Boundaries of Permissibility; Carceral Space; Justice in the Age of Extraction; Prison Education as Transformative Experience; Prison Abolition; and Rhetoric, Propaganda, and Ideology.