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Past Events

Event | April 24, 2024

Immigration and Elections: Global Implications for 2024

How does the U.S. reaction to migration challenges—vis-à-vis voter sentiment and federal policy—mirror or depart from the response of other countries to similar issues?

  • April 24, 2024
  • Garrett Hall
    235 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA
  • 12:00 pm–1:15 pm
Event | April 19, 2024

Tom Tom Festival: The Future of Local Journalism

A panel of journalists working in the Charlottesville area discuss the current state of local journalism and possible solutions to reinvigorate the industry and ensure that the needs of local communities are being met.

  • April 19, 2024
  • CODE Building
    240 W. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA
  • 1:15 pm–2:15 pm
Event | April 18, 2024

Co-Opting AI: Crime

A virtual discussion about how AI-driven predictive technologies intersect with law enforcement and the social framing of “crime” more generally.

  • April 18, 2024
  • Online
  • 5:00 pm–6:15 pm
Event | April 18, 2024

Putting Equity-Minded Policy Into Practice

The race and equity lead for the city of Oakland, CA, joins the Karsh Institute's LEAD Working Group to discuss the successful strategies she’s adopted for developing and implementing policies in support of the creation of a more just and equitable city.

  • April 18, 2024
  • Garrett Hall (Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy)
    235 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Event | April 12, 2024

Book Talk: 'The Black Tax'

A book talk with the author of book, "The Black Tax: 150 Years of Theft, Exploitation, and Dispossession in America."

  • April 12, 2024
  • New Dominion Bookshop
    404 East Main Street Charlottesville, VA
  • 7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Event | April 12, 2024

The Future of Democracy in India

Advocates for democracy in India explore what we can learn from moments of renewal—after decades of decay.

  • April 12, 2024
  • Bond House
    600 Brandon Avenue Charlottesville, VA
  • 12:00 pm–1:15 pm
Event | April 9, 2024

Photojournalists on the Front Line: The Emotional Toll

How do photojournalists help us understand difficult topics? And how does covering complex and emotional issues affect them?

  • April 9, 2024
  • UVA's Rotunda (Dome Room)
    1826 University Avenue Charlottesville, VA
  • 1:00 pm–2:15 pm
Event | April 5, 2024

Lee Lecture: The Fall of the Grand Alliance (1944–45)

Examining why relations between the Soviet and American airmen on the WW II U.S. bases in Soviet Ukraine steadily deteriorated.

  • April 5, 2024
  • The Edgar Shannon Library (Main Library, Room 330)
    160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA
  • 12:00 pm–1:30 pm