Topic: Peace & Conflict
In the 1930s, an ambitious program to reshape China was cut short by war, but offered a model for community development.
The origins and legacy of a research project conducted in the American concentration camps for Japanese Americans.
Encouraging cross-cultural knowledge in an interconnected postwar world by shaping new interdisciplinary programs and retooling traditional academic fields.
India was not the first country to take up the new seeds and methods developed by the Rockefeller Foundation, but the story of India’s adoption of them in the 1960s is dramatic.
Foundation policy toward reconstruction was shaped by uncertainty over Europe’s — and in particular Germany’s — future
In the aftermath, Foundation staff struggled to rectify their organization’s involvement with this weapon of mass destruction.
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.
Global war drew a new philanthropy into relief work.
Preserving Scholarship During World War II: the Rockefeller Foundation, Libraries, and Microphotography
Using new technology to save threatened world resources and keep free inquiry alive under threat of fascist destruction.