Insights

Writing. Convening. Teaching. Training. Modeling. Experimenting. Engaging. Across time zones and international boundaries, members of our community are at work. Our "Insights" gallery is a multimedia guide to intellectual life at the Davis Center.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

A story about the relationship between books and machines, and the very real value of historical research.

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Friday, February 19, 2021

In the coming months, we can expect Biden to unveil his own brand of sanctions.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Chernobyl/Chornobyl is a place out of time. Or is it?

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

During a negotiation, one of your counterparts makes an untrue statement. How should you respond?

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Monday, November 16, 2020

The mass monitoring of citizens is no longer just science fiction. It’s a reality in our own country today.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

An opposition party is elected to lead the government of a party to a new agreement you've just negotiated, and they pledge to withdraw from it. How do you salvage the deal?

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

A complex negotiation between teams becomes a fight for human survival between a nuclear-armed AI and one man’s mouse.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

We used to like to say that Bishkek was not the end of the world—but you could see it from there.

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Much diplomatic work gets done—and information gathered—in social settings, especially when some alcohol is involved.