Rather than invite Vladimir Putin to take the Amphitheater stage, Sherra Babcock invited Timothy Snyder to discuss Russia, the Ukraine and the future of the European Union at 10:45 a.m. today.
Constanze Stelzenmüller wrote earlier this year that “history is not destiny.” It’s a phrase she believes applies to many aspects…
Nancy Youssef thinks that democracy may too often be glorified as a golden, infallible form of government, and that Americans may be too eager to throw it as a panacea toward any problem that arises.
Turkey is a country split between continents, and it has a similarly bipolar cultural identity. Its political history is that of a secular democracy committed to Western institutions but its people are staunchly religious, with a Sunni Muslim majority.
Soner Cagaptay, the Beyer Family Fellow of the Turkish Research Program at the Washington Institute, will explore what he calls the “yin and yang of Turkishness” in today’s 2 p.m. Interfaith Lecture in the Hall of Philosophy.