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The Pearson Family Foundation gives $100 million to University of Chicago, creating institute to confront new era of global conflicts

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Pearson International Conflict Seminar | Israel & the West Bank


The Pearson Institute International Conflict Seminars (PICS) are programs where students can focus on critical issues of global conflict through immersive international experiences. In March 2019, students from Harris Public Policy visited Israel and the West Bank, engaging with government officials, NGOs, community leaders and more, to gain a holistic perspective of global conflicts relevant to the region.

The Loss of Liberty: A Closer Look at the Effects of Populism


James Robinson, interviewed at the Trento Economics Festival 2019, comments on the idea that populism is a phase that will eventually fade out and whether or not you agree with this position.