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.
Philosophers Habermas and Taylor Share $1.5 Million Kluge Prize
Jürgen Habermas and Charles Taylor, two of the world’s most important philosophers, shared this year's John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity awarded by the Library of Congress. The Prize was conferred September 29th in Washington. Watch | View photos
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#ScholarFest: A Celebration of 15 Years of Extraordinary Scholarship
More than 70 top scholars—all former residents at the Kluge Center—convened on Capitol Hill for a festival of scholarship that celebrated the Kluge Center’s 15th anniversary, June 10-11. Watch the videos
Daniel K. Inouye Distinguished Lecture Series
The John W. Kluge Center and Daniel K. Inouye Institute announced a five-year lecture series on themes that reflect Sen. Inouye’s legacy of public service and civic engagement. The inaugural event occurred July 8th and featured a conversation between Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell, moderated by Ann Compton. Watch
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Interviews with Kluge scholars about their research plus lectures and scholarly programs. Watch
Read: The Kluge Center on TIME.com
Research at the Kluge Center featured on TIME.com/History. Read
About The John W. Kluge Center
Through 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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Chairs & Fellowships
Kislak Fellowships for the Study of the History and Cultures of the Early Americas
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Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations
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NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology
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Kluge Fellowships in Digital Studies
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Ambassador Robert Gallucci to Serve as Director of the John W. Kluge Center
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Philosophers Habermas and Taylor to Share $1.5 Million Kluge Prize