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Making Shalom Happen

Published: October 28, 2020

John Horner-Ibler steering a canoe through a marsh.

Join John Horner-Ibler on a canoe ride as he reminds us that we all know how to make Shalom happen.

Meet Mary: Introducing Concordia Language Villages' New Executive Director

Published: October 22, 2020

Meet the new Executive Director of Concordia Language Villages! Mary Maus Kosir discusses languages, globalization, and what’s ahead for CLV.

Protesting in Korea and America

By Ambassador Kathleen Stephens | Published: October 13, 2020

A candlelight protest in Gheonggye Plaza.

​In the midst of the largest and most sustained U.S. civil unrest since 1968, Ambassador Kathleen Stephens met with the villagers of Sup sogŭi Hosu to talk about protest. The villagers explored more than sixty years of Korean ‘protest culture’ and the impacts that these demonstrations have had on Korean society. In this week’s post, Ambassador Stephens takes the conversation one step further to ask what we can learn in 2020 from the civil disobedience movements of the past.

30 Years of German Unity—Is Europe United and Free?

By Dan Hamilton | Published: October 7, 2020

​Thirty years after the end of the Cold War, is Europe ‘united and free’? Waldsee dean Dan Hamilton explores how the cultural landscape has changed over the past three decades.

WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for September 2020

Published: September 29, 2020

Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention during the month of September.

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