Launched in October 2021, the Karsh Institute's One Small Step project has since recorded more than 80 conversations, both virtually and in-person, with participants from around the Charlottesville


Jered Cooper, a third-year student and government major, won UVA's second annual Oratory Competition sponsored by the Karsh Institute of Democracy and partners across the university.


The Karsh Institute’s Memory Project hosted a screening of its documentary film, “Unveiling: The Origins of Charlottesville's Monuments,” which focuses on the construction of Confederate monuments


In an article for USA Today, Karsh Institute Executive Director Melody Barnes writes that "a new movement is underway to address hate-fueled violence and affirm the bonds of mutual respect that mak


Karsh Institute Executive Director Melody Barnes spoke with the Associated Press about threats to American democracy. “[U]nless and until enough people fight for, protect and build our democracy, t


The gifts will establish a $15 million endowment to support the Karsh Institute of Democracy and a $2.6 million fund to provide additional funding for the John L.


Former U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock will join U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, UVA law professor Danielle Citron and media studies professor Siva Vaidhyanathan for “Social Media vs.


Margaret Brennan will moderate the next Democracy Dialogue titled “How Can We Measure


In connection to Presidents’ Day weekend, a four-part documentary, “LBJ: Triumph and Tragedy,” will debut on CNN with back-to-back, 9 p.m. episodes on Sunday and Monday.


Yuval Levin was the host of a four-hour web event titled “Conservatives and American Democracy,” co-sponsored by AEI and the University of Virginia Democracy Initiative.


Members of the Karsh Institute of Democracy’s advisory board at the University of Virginia will meet for the first time since being formed last month.


UVA’s Karsh Institute of Democracy today announced its inaugural advisory board, a diverse roster with members ranging from a former Supreme Court justice to the co-founder of the Reddit social new