Katherine Pratt-Ewing and Alexander Stille Awarded Grant from American Council of Learned Societies


Katherine Pratt Ewing, Director of the IRCPL, and Alexander Stille, San Paolo Professor of International Journalism, are among the first grantees in a new program from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), the Luce / ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs (RJIA), supported by the Henry Luce Foundation, aimed at pursuing programming that connects scholarship on religion to […]

Karen Barkey Steps Down as IRCPL Director

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Karen Barkey, Director of the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life since 2012, has stepped down from the position as of the end of June, 2016.  Professor Barkey was a member of the board of IRCPL since its founding, and became the Co-Director, with Alfred Stepan, in 2011.  In 2012, she assumed the title […]

Two new books now available through the Arabic Translation Project


Two new books have just been published through the IRCPL’s Arabic Translation Project.  Democracy: A Reader, edited by Larry Diamond and Marcus Platner, and The Military Transition: Democratic Reform of the Armed Forces, by Narcis Serra, are now available. In partnership with All Prints Distributors and Publishers, the Arabic Translation Project has published seven translations of books on democracy […]