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New Scholars at the Kluge Center – November 2014

Posted by: Travis Hensley

November was a busy month for the Library and the Kluge Center, with a number of major events including the Gershwin Prize, the opening of the Magna Carta exhibit, and a celebration of the legacy of Vaclav Havel. During this period, The Kluge Center also welcomed four new residents, including our incoming Kissinger Chair as …

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Welcoming Bradford Lee, Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy

Posted by: Travis Hensley

Dr. Bradford Lee began his residency as the Kluge Center’s fourteenth Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations this past Monday. Recently retired from the Philip A. Crowl Professor of Comparative Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College, Lee will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience with him during his residency. Lee taught …

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New Scholars at the Kluge Center – October 2014

Posted by: Travis Hensley

A new season is upon us: the leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air, and the Kluge Center has begun to welcome the first residents from last year’s competitions. The first cohort of fellows from our partnership with the British Research Councils has arrived, along with several other scholars. We welcomed a total …

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The International Flavor of the Kluge Center

Posted by: Travis Hensley

As I walk through The John W. Kluge Center here at the Library of Congress, it brings a smile to my face to hear the array of accents and languages being spoken. The Kluge Center is a true international center; we host scholars from around the world each year. Some of the nations represented in …

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September’s New Scholars at the Kluge Center

Posted by: Travis Hensley

On the first Monday of each month, the Kluge Center welcomes new scholars from any of our numerous chair and fellowship programs. The day consists of an orientation, setting up new residents in their work areas, and an informal new scholar’s lunch. These are busy days, and this month’s was no exception. There are new …