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Redefining Philanthropy and Decision-Making in Philanthropy: A Science or an Art?
Darren Walker, the tenth president of the Ford Foundation, reflects upon the foundation's influence on his life, the current environment for social change, and his thoughts on how philanthropy is being redefined.

Sat, Feb 28, 2015 -- 4:00am


Ukraine: Between Russia and the EU
The events of the last year -- the debate over the EU association agreement, popular protests that led to a change of government, Russia's annexation of Crimea and military support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, and the reactions from Europe and the United States - have Ukraine entering 2015 in a state of uncertainty. Tensions remain as the country seeks to reform institutions that suffer from endemic corruption, overcome economic crisis and resolve the conflict in the Donbas. How will Ukraine rebuild and redefine itself amid this East-West pull? What role does education play in shaping the country's identity?

Mon, Mar 2, 2015 -- 8:00pm


The first World Affairs Council broadcast aired in October 1947. Back then, it was called "World Affairs are Your Affairs." Guests on the show included Gen. Dwight Eisenhower (July '49) and Vice President Alben Barkeley (October '49). The show ran continuously for 23 years. Today's World Affairs Council broadcast, called "It's Your World," brings some of the brightest minds to the air. It's Your World captures leading voices in politics, business, academia, media and art in candid discussions on issues concerning the world today.

Tue, Mar 3, 2015 -- 2:00am


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