Untold Stories: Oral Histories of Afghanistan’s Cultural Heritage

Please click here for a printer-friendly PDF version of this page. To many, Afghanistan is a war-torn country doomed to conflict. For those who have discovered its true identity and potential, however, there are many stories to be told about it besides war. Shaharzad Akbar and Joanie Meharry are two young women who are up for…

Ankara Workshop on Nuclear Proliferation

The Hollings Center awarded a small grant to Dr. Şebnem Udum (Hacettepe University) and Dr. Philipp Bleek (Monterey Institute of International Studies) to plan a workshop on the science and politics of nuclear proliferation.  This one-day workshop, titled “Nuclear Proliferation & Turkish & U.S. Threat Perceptions Regarding Iran’s Nuclear Program” was held in June 2011 at the…

Workshops for Next-Generation Turkish and American Journalists

Yigal Schleifer recently received a Hollings Center Small Grant to organize a series of workshops for early-career Turkish and American journalists working in Turkey. Yigal has extensive experience as a freelance journalist in Istanbul where between 2002 and 2010 he worked as a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor and the Eurasianet website. During this time he…