The election of Donald Trump was a shock to the American political system and, in its wake, many are deeply concerned about what his ascendancy will mean for the civil rights of minority groups. History Professor Juan Cole, an expert on the relationship between the Muslim world and the West, details how talk of a "Muslim ban" on the campaign trail could be turned into policy in the White House, ushering in a new era of Jim Crow-style laws in the United States.
On this weekly half-hour television show, leading thinkers and policy makers discuss ethics and vital issues in global affairs. "Global Ethics Forum" airs on over 30 Public TV and University stations across the United States. For the full list, go to http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/studio/008/index.html.
On June 27, 2014, Carnegie Council held a high-profile symposium in Sarajevo titled "The Crisis of 1914 and What It Means for Us Today." This event commemorated the June 28, 1914, assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, which led to World War I. This event was held in partnership with the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina (AUBiH) and took place at the Gazi Husrev-bey Library.