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Valerie Khokhar on India in transition

May 13th 2015 — Valerie Khokhar discussed new Indian Prime Minister Modi with the Mid North Shepherd…

Soulaf Abas on Syria’s refugee crisis

Syrian artist Soulaf Abas gave an excellent talk to the Mid North Shepherd Center that was taped,then a talk at the Interchurch…

Soulaf Abas on the Syrian refugee crisis

Soulaf Abas is coming to Indianapolis April 22nd to discuss the Syrian refugee crisis and how we can help be part of a solution.…

WFYI on the Syrian refugee living board game

INDYthinks organized a game that asks its players to step into the shoes of the most vulnerable refugees – children. Leigh DeNoon of WFYI-Radio…

John Clark speaks: Connecting the Great Decisions Dots

In part 9 of the 8 part Mid North Shepherd center's Great Decisions program. Discuss how these issues are connected: Africa, India, human trafficking,…

Sarah Archer speaks: US-Africa relations

Sarah Archer explores how U.S. policy can live up to its promise and values while securing its interests in the African…

Valerie Khokhar speaks: India changes course

For the U.S., change in India brings its own set of unknowns, heralding an age ruled by a prime minister new to national office…

Soulaf Abas

Soulaf Abas is an artist and professor of art at Indiana State University. Expect to see much more of Soulaf Abas and her remarkable…

Join Oxfam Action Corps and change the world!

Oxfam Action Corps Indy, one of the favorite partners of INDYthinks, wants you to join. do…

The Future of EU-US Relations

An analysis of transatlantic economic and political issues dividing and unifying the EU and the US.…

Soulaf Abas speaks: The Syrian refugee crisis

As Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and other neighbors strive to accommodate the millions of Syrians, the risk of allowing Syrians to become dependent on emergency…

Syrian refugee support initiative

INDYthinks is part of the Syrian Refugee Support Initiative, which seeks to provide a robust support network to help Syrian refugee families who have…

Following up INDYthinks thinking about Central American kids

Two of the experts who participated in the first INDYthinks events August 25 were anthropologists Wendy Vogt of IUPUI and Krista Latham of University…

The Unknown and the Unknowable: Surprising Insights from the WACA Conference

INDYthinker Erin Lang attended the World Affairs Councils of America's national conference in DC in November. It was lots of brownies, and much more.…

Celebrate Bangladesh’s Victory Day … INDYthinks style

Local Bangladeshis will celebrate Victory Day a couple of weeks late, on December 30. It will great: food, music, an art competition for kids,…

Diversity, race, interactions

How to measure diversity in the city's organizations ... and why we should care about diversity in the first place? INDYthinks members joined Javier…

INDYthinkers discuss India with Sumit Ganguly

Sumit Ganguly of IUPUI delivered an animated lecture to the Indiana Council on World Affairs about the political transformation of Indian politics. Attending (and…

Indy Star picks INDYthinks

Your choices for fun this weekend? Randy Newman singing about "Short People" or INDYthinks + Latino Youth Collective transforming our thinking about diversity. Indy…

Images from “The Journey from Indy to Bangladesh … and Back”

The moral of the story from this November 9th Spirit & Place event ... the destination might not be the most important part of…

Images from when INDYthinks thought about trafficking

Human trafficking is a deadly serious issue, but the event INDYthinks organized tapped into a spirit of camaraderie and even fun.…

INDYthinkers in action

November 4th's discussion of how to stop the scourge of human trafficking had a lively mix of veteran members of INDYthinks with newcomers, see…

Who helped INDYthinks think about human trafficking?

INDYthinks launches its human trafficking initiative with a revelation of how many Indy groups are working to stop the…

A unique foreign policy experience

Heather Watts reflects on what Foreign Policy & a Local Pint can mean for young…

Where the cool kids will be … INDYthinks in November

INDYthinks has several events coming up in November, and more people attending = better. Forward this information to any of your friends you think…

From Baghdad to Indy — Women’s Voices from the Middle East

The families of Dina Davis and Alfan Abdulahad both fled from Baghdad as refugees, in 1941 and 2008 respectively. Learn why, and how they…