Tue, Feb 07, 2012
Dr. Aaron Presnall presented the Jefferson Insitute vision for data journalism to illuminate the changing politics and societies of Europe's eastern border regions at an opening conference just prior to the Barents Spektakel, a fascinating collection of artist, politicians, thinkers and business people.
It was an engaging discussion, any marvelous to see beautiful Kirkines again, and all the better to coincide wwith Sami National day.
Tue, Dec 20, 2011
In summing up efforts of assembling human rights defenders to attend OSCE fora over the last year, the Jefferson Institute coordinated the participation of two activists at the OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting in Vilnius. Evghenii Golosceapov, a freelance expert on international human rights law, and Pavel Marozau, a dissident and fighter for media freedom in Belarus, contributed their expertise at two parallel civil society conferences preceding the Ministerial.
Tue, Dec 06, 2011
Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, DC
This October journalist Dante Chinni, director of the Jefferson Institute’s Patchwork Nation, spoke at TEDxMidAtlantic 2011. His presentation “You Don`t Know America OR How Community Triumphs Over Soccer Moms and Red and Blue States in the 21st Century U.S.” explored how the U.S. news media often misunderstand and mischaracterize American communities.
Tue, Nov 15, 2011
This first annual Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) seminar at the Serbia Military Academy was opened by Ministry of Defense State Secretary Igor Jovicic, who stressed that human capital is the single most valuable asset of any army and that investing in the continuing professional education of the Serbia military was of central importance.
Tue, Oct 04, 2011
The Jefferson Institute organized a side event to the 2011 OSCE HDIM in Warsaw gathering human rights and democratization activist using new media to share ideas and frustrations with Ambassador David T. Johnson, head of the United States OSCE delegation, members of the Kazakh delegation, ODHIR staff, and several prominent Belarusian and Russian human rights defenders.