Announcement
Tanner 2013
The 2013 Albright Fellows gave presentations about their summer intern work around the world at the Tanner Conference on October 29, 2013.

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Why Care about Global Poverty?
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One reason to worry about global poverty is self-interest: It's a threat to security and economic stability. But is there a moral reason? Why exactly should we care about extreme destitution in parts of the world far from us? Final answers are rare in philosophy, but Assistant Professor of Philosophy Helena de Bres offers two different possible answers from prominent political philosophers, and discusses the problems and attractions of each.

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Ethics of Decision-Making:Yours, Mine, Ours and Theirs
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Vice Admiral Ann Rondeau (ret.), U.S. Navy; Strategy and Transformation Partner, IBM, Global Business Services and Rear Admiral Margaret Kibben, Chaplain of the U.S. Marine Corps speak about our importance in creating an ethical environment through the decisions that we make.

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Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention
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Joshua Rubenstein, Senior Adviser, Amnesty International USA, explains the importance of human rights in society.

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After WikiLeaks? Disruptive News in the Networked Age of Complexity and Uncertainty
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Charlie Beckett, Head of Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics, speaks about best use of the tools of social media while keeping in mind a way to protect against the inherent risks of these new forms of communication.

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How The Social Web Works (And Why You Should Care)
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Panagiotis T. Metaxas, Professor of Computer Science, Wellesley College presents How The Social Web Works (And Why You Should Care).

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The Politics of Climate Change

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright '59 and Carol Browner, former director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy and former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, discuss the politics of climate change. Peter Thomson, Public Radio International's environmental editor and former editor of NPR's Living on Earth, joins the conversation as moderator.

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Ecological Hot Spots: Forging Bright Spots for Nature
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Naturalist and Madeleine K. Albright Institute Distinguished Visiting Professor Wendy Paulson '69 and her husband, Hank Paulson, spoke briefly (above) about the impact of the Albright Institute and the main points of Mrs. Paulson's conversation with Brett Jenks, CEO of Rare (below). Their talk is called "Environmental Hot Spots: Forging Bright Spots for Nature."

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Malala: Changing the Face of Pakistan and the Right to Girls' Education
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Rangita de Silva de Alwis, director of the Global Women's Leadership Initiative, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, summarizes the main points (above) of her full discussion (below) of the influence of a Pakistani teenager: Malala Yousafzai.

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A Mission Both Medical and Moral: 25 Years of Partners in Health

Ophelia Dahl '94, Executive Director, Partners in Health shares information about her line of work and tells us what led her down that path.

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