Topic: Changing Political Contexts
Launched in the 1960s, this program provided financial support for more than two decades to strengthen universities in the Global South.
Encouraging cross-cultural knowledge in an interconnected postwar world by shaping new interdisciplinary programs and retooling traditional academic fields.
A foundation-supported publication challenged McCarthyism and caused a controversy.
Foundation policy toward reconstruction was shaped by uncertainty over Europe’s — and in particular Germany’s — future
Saving scholars threatened by Nazis was not easy, but choosing which ones to save was even more difficult.
Saving threatened scholars and confronting a dramatically changed world.
When the restrictive military regime that had taken power in Brazil in 1964 became even more repressive by 1969, staffers at the Ford Foundation found themselves facing a conundrum.
What might appear to be a simple publication project came to fruition only after a decade of political upheaval, cultural repression, war, and Rockefeller Foundation support.
What happened to a massive agricultural development program when war broke out?
When a friendly interaction unexpectedly emerged between American and Chinese table tennis players, one nonprofit seized the opportunity to support broader cultural diplomacy.