October 11, 2016
Upon being met by a group of armed men in his own office on October 15, 1987, Thomas Sankara raised his arms in surrender. He died that...
September 1, 2016
Dareen Tatour has been charged with incitement to violence based on a poem posted to Youtube. She is one of over 400 Palestinians arrested...
July 27, 2016
Asmaa Azaizeh and Ala Azzam perform the poem "A Hoarseness in the River's Flow" by Ashraf Fayadh, translated by Mona Kareem below. It's...
June 27, 2016
“I suspected one could sometimes learn more as a wanderer than as a journalist.” Belén Fernández hitchhiked through Lebanon in 2006 and...
April 12, 2016
In 2015, more than 200,000 Afghans arrived in Europe fleeing violence in search of greater economic opportunity and better living...
February 9, 2016
Happy Birthday, Alice Walker!
December 2, 2015
Warscapes Public Lectures Series held it's third event, "Poets Respond to Torture" in collaboration with "Ethics, Power, and Justice" at...
November 7, 2015
On November 8, Burma will vote in the first competitive election in a generation. Yet these polls have been widely described as flawed ,...
October 8, 2015
Barbed wire, soldiers, search dogs and torchlights in the night. Even in Italy there is an internal frontline, just like in Eastern Europe...
July 10, 2015
July 11th, 2015 marks 20 years since more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed in the town of Srebrenica in 1995 during the Bosnian...
May 1, 2015
On 24th April, 2015, we held the second event of the Warscapes Public Lecture Series in collaboration with the Humanities Action Lab of The...