Passing of Senator Ernest F. Hollings

Senator Ernest “Fritz” Hollings, Founding Chair of the Hollings Center for International Dialogue, passed away on April 6, 2019 at the age of 97. Senator Hollings served in the United States Senate from 1966 to 2005 and as Governor of the state of South Carolina from 1959 to 1963. The Center extends its sincere condolences…

Moving Tribute to Hal Saunders

On March 8, 2016, Dr. Harold Saunders, founding member of the Hollings Center Board of Directors, passed away. Both the New York Times and the Washington Post have written moving tributes to Hal, whose legacy leaves a lasting impact on us all. Read the Washington Post piece below or click here for the New York…

American Security Project blogs our Middle East Water Event

On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015, the Hollings Center held an event entitled, “Breaking the Cycle: Solutions for Water Security in the Middle East.” An attendee from the American Security Project published this blog to summarize the event and add some analysis of their own. Read the piece below or click here.

New Guidelines Published on Interpreting Conflict through Oral History

In the summer of 2012, the Hollings Center awarded a small grant to Mary Marshall Clark of the Columbia University Center for Oral History (CCOH) and Lucine Taminian of the American Academic Research Institute in Iraq (TAARII). The grant intended to facilitate the development of guidelines for the ethics and methodologies of collecting oral histories…

Hollings Center small grantee published in Eurasian Dialogue

J. Edward Conway, a Hollings Center small grant recipient, recently published findings from his small grant project in the Eurasian Dialogue. His article, “Encouraging dialogue on the misunderstood and understudied,” explores themes from a Hollings Center conference, “Competing Mediation in the Middle East and Central Asia,” and his follow-on event. [gview file=”http://eurasiandialogue.org/downloads/Perspectives_on_Central_Asia_nr2.pdf” save=”1″]

Report on Hollings Center-sponsored roundtable on Chinese investment in Kazakhstan

The Hollings Center Small Grants Program partnered with KIMEP University in Almaty to sponsor a roundtable entitled, “Kazakh Perspectives on Chinese Investment: A Roundtable Discussion.” The results of that event, held in February 2013, were published in a report by KIMEP University. [gview file=”https://www.hollingscenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Hollings-KIMEP-Final-report-ENG.pdf” save=”1″]