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The John W. Kluge Center brings together scholars and researchers from around the world to stimulate and energize one another, to distill wisdom from the Library's rich resources, and to interact with policymakers and the public.

The John W. Kluge Center
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Announcing the Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology

The three-part series, part of the Kluge Center’s Astrobiology Program, will convene public dialogues among scientists, social scientists, humanities scholars and writers to investigate the intersection of astrobiology research with humanistic and societal concerns. The series begins March 19th. Learn more

Astrobiology at the Kluge Center

Kluge Center Blog

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C-SPAN Interview Series

C-SPAN’s American History TV conducted interviews with five Kluge scholars about their research.

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Bradford Lee, Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy

Bradford LeeThe accomplished scholar of foreign policy, military strategy and international relations will spend six months at the Kluge Center researching an ambitious book project examining the results and costs of American military intervention in the 20th century. Lee is the Emeritus Philip A. Crowl Professor of Comparative Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College.

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Foreign policy at the Kluge Center

New Director, Jane McAuliffe

Jane McAuliffeLibrarian of Congress James H. Billington has appointed Dr. Jane McAuliffe as director of The John W. Kluge Center and head of the Library’s Office of Scholarly Programs. McAuliffe is the immediate past president of Bryn Mawr College and former distinguished visiting scholar at the Kluge Center.

About Jane McAuliffe
"Moving Down the Hall": Jane McAuliffe on the transition from Kluge scholar to Kluge director

Digital Studies Fellow, Wendy Fok

Jane McAuliffeThe first-ever Kluge Fellow in Digital Studies, Fok arrived in November and will research the intersection of architecture, design and law. Fok is a doctoral candidate at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and an Assistant Professor at the University of Houston’s Hines College of Architecture.

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Opportunities for Scholars

The Kluge Center invites and welcomes top scholars from around the world to conduct residential research at the Library of Congress through 12 senior chair positions and numerous post-doctoral and doctoral fellowships. Learn more, apply

About The John W. Kluge Center

John W. KlugeThrough the vision and generosity of John W. Kluge, the Kluge Center welcomes top scholars in the humanities and social sciences from around the world to conduct research in the Library of Congress collections and engage in dialogue with policymakers and the public.

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Kluge Conversations

Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology - Part I
March 19, 2015

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Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality
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"The Myth of Wilderness: What's Left to Save & What Never Existed," with David Grinspoon and Charlotte Rogers

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January 9, 2015 (15-003)
Kluge Center Announces Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology

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