The result of a collaborative preservation project pioneered by the Cuba Program, the JFK Presidential Library and Museum's newly digitized Ernest Hemingway Collection makes available documents housed at the Hemingway Museum at Finca Vigía, the writer’s former residence outside of Havana. The New York Times highlighted a range of ephemera from the collection, and BBC News
shared Hemingway’s favorite burger recipe.
Islam for Journalists: A Primer on Covering Muslim Communities in America, a free e-book funded by the Academia in the Public Sphere Grants Program, was released by lead editor Lawrence Pintak,
founding dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at
Washington State University. Designed and produced at the University of
Missouri's Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, contributors include
both academic experts and leading journalists.
The Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project released North Korea Chronology: 2013
[PDF], the latest installment in a series tracking events,
negotiations, and media coverage surrounding North Korea’s nuclear and
missile programs. A resource for those reporting on, researching, and
responding to developments on the Korean Peninsula, the annual chronologies date back to 2001.
The Justice and Security Research Program published its latest paper, “Practice without Evidence: Interrogating Conflict Resolution Approaches and Assumptions,” coauthored by Tatiana Carayannis, deputy director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, and former program associate Nathaniel Olin, with colleagues from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Measure of America data and maps were employed by the Atlantic in a comparative analysis: “What Country Does Your State's Life Expectancy Resemble?” CNNMoney applied the program’s research for a close look at “Where the Middle Class Thrives.”
The African Peacebuilding Network was featured in an Inside Philanthropy piece on the role of African scholars in regional and global policymaking.
The Abe Fellowship Program cohosted a public symposium on “Possible Futures for Japan” at the University of Southern California. Moderated by former SSRC Japan representative and senior advisor Frank Baldwin,
the event brought together experts on political economy, disaster
management, and civil rights to discuss the outlook for post-Fukushima
President Ira Katznelson contributed a chapter to Boundaries of Toleration,
edited by Alfred Stepan and Charles Taylor, the latest in the Columbia
University Press series Religion, Culture, and Public Life.
New Directions in the Study of Prayer grantee Elizabeth McAlister talked to Public Radio International about Haitian vodou and one man’s struggle to protect it from the spread of evangelicalism.