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(Editor's Note: to go directly to video of Dr. Jacobs' talk, click here.) On April 2nd, 2014, the students of TGS and Hiroshima International School played host to noted historian and author Dr. Robert Jacobs for a discussion on the grave realities surrounding nuclear fallout in Japan and the rest of the world. The lecture supplemented a unit of study called "Graphic Novels for Change," which was a collaboration across...

As increasingly ruthless scenarios play out around the world between dictators and civilians, it becomes difficult to imagine that any country could arrive at democracy without a complicated revolt. Yet in 2008 Bhutan's king, Jigme Wanghuck, accomplished such a feat when he ceded absolute control in favor of the implementation of constitutional democracy. Since then, Bhutan has undergone two parliamentary elections, with the most recent occurring in the summer of...

If you don’t know who Lucy Alibar is yet, you should. Not because she wrote the extraordinarily imaginative and moving film, Beasts of the Southern Wild. Not because her film was nominated for four Academy Awards, and not because director Benh Zeiltin turns a rural Louisiana fishing marina into a place where anyone feels instantly at home. You should know who Lucy Alibar is because she represents a new generation...

We recently posted an update about our time with Iran's Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi during our visit to Washington, D.C. Since posting our video of the talk, we have received positive responses regarding the subject material as well as a show of general support for Prince Pahlavi himself. One commenter asked that we further the conversation by providing the students' question and answer portion of the talk with Prince Pahlavi,...

During each term, we invite a variety of guest speakers to engage with and lecture our students and faculty on a broad selection of topics central to our location's curriculum. In Buenos Aires, for example, students learned of Argentina's Dirty War horrors from those who experienced it firsthand. This term, while in Washington, D.C., we had the privilege to meet with and listen to Iran's Prince Reza Pahlavi. Pahlavi was...

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