‘Paradigm Lost’: New book outlines ‘one-state reality’ for Israelis, Palestinians
Middle East expert Ian Lustick, once a firm believer in a two-state solution as a path to peace in Israel, describes his new way of looking at the problem in his new book, “Paradigm Lost.”
Demographic shifts, voter fears, and presidential voting
New research shows Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign didn’t benefit from voters’ fears of immigrants in communities experiencing greater demographic change.
Paideia’s spring course offerings highlight wellness, service, and citizenship
The first four courses offered to Penn undergraduates as part of the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program will focus on passion, civility, effective communication, and a deep dive into American Chinatowns.
Russian interference and the West: Learning from ‘The Lands in Between’
In his new book, Mitchell Orenstein argues that politics in countries situated between Russia and the European Union can hold powerful lessons for Western countries affected by Russian interference.
Barcelona protests: An expert take
Barcelona erupted in chaos and violence in October after Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced former leaders of Catalonia’s independence push to steep prison sentences. Three Penn experts talk to Penn Today about the ruling, the protests, and what it all means for the upcoming Spanish elections.
Talk on the future of U.S./India relations caps India symposium
A daylong symposium highlighting Penn research in India wrapped up with a keynote conversation between the Lauder Institute’s Jim McGann and former U.S. Ambassador Richard Verma.