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EU Month of Culture Spotlight: Sweden

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

As part of this year’s European Month of Culture, we focus on scholars from European Union member states who have conducted research at the Library of Congress Kluge Center. Wish to apply for a fellowship at the Library? Applications are now being accepted for Kluge Fellowships. Scholars worldwide who have earned a terminal advanced degree …

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Profiles in Leadership: Statesmen Who Made Breakthroughs for Peace and Security

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

As the 2015-2016 Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the Library of Congress, political scientist Bruce Jentleson is writing and researching a new book on transformational leaders of the 20th century who made major breakthroughs for peace and security — and what lessons may exist for the 21st century. He …

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EU Month of Culture Spotlight: Italy

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

As part of this year’s European Month of Culture, we focus on scholars from European Union member states who have conducted research at the Library of Congress Kluge Center. Wish to apply for a fellowship at the Library? Applications are now being accepted for Kluge Fellowships. Scholars worldwide who have earned a terminal advanced degree …

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EU Month of Culture Spotlight: Poland

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

As part of this year’s European Month of Culture, we focus on scholars from European Union member states who have conducted research at the Library of Congress Kluge Center. Wish to apply for a fellowship at the Library? Applications are now being accepted for Kluge Fellowships. Scholars worldwide who have earned a terminal advanced degree …

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Emer Vattel and His Influence on Early America

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

Emer Vattel’s “Law of Nations” (1758) remained overdue on President George Washington’s library account until it was returned in 2010 with a waived fee of $300,000. As a Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress, historian Theo Christov has researched the influence of Vattel’s work on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the early …

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EU Month of Culture Spotlight: Cyprus

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

As part of the European Month of Culture in May 2016, we focus on scholars from European Union member states who have conducted research at The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Wish to apply for a fellowship at the Library? Applications are now being accepted for Kluge Fellowships. Scholars worldwide who …

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EU Month of Culture Spotlight: Bulgaria

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

As part of the European Month of Culture in May 2016, we focus on scholars from European Union member states who have conducted research at The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Wish to apply for a fellowship at the Library? Applications are now being accepted for Kluge Fellowships. Scholars worldwide who …

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Scholars Exam Humanity and Our Planet

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22nd since 1970, and in the Kluge Center’s fifteen years several scholars and programs have explored our planet and the human relationship to it. The “Longevity of Human Civilization” symposium in 2013 addressed the long-term future of the planet and our existence on it. Led by inaugural Astrobiology …

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Kluge Fellowships Are Now Open

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

Today we announced the call for Kluge Fellowship applications. The deadline is July 15. The Kluge Fellowship is the Kluge Center’s flagship fellowship program. Inaugurated with the inception of the Center in 2000, the Kluge Center charter stipulates that: “The Kluge Center will also accommodate at any given time up to a dozen Fellows, pursuing …