About This Program
The John W. Kluge Center brings together the world's best thinkers to contribute to the conversation about the challenges facing democracies in the 21st century.
Featured Posts from Insights Blog
- Watch: The 2019 Inouye Lecture David Axelrod and Karl Rove Discuss Leadership in an Age of Political Conflict With Ann Compton
- Religion and Women’s Medical Knowledge Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality Philippa Koch discusses the history of religion and women's health
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- Watch: A Celebration of Earthrise Bruce Clarke, this year’s Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology, organized and moderated Earthrise Day: Celebrating the Photograph That Changed (How We View) the World.
- Christian Monks and Muslim Villagers in Medieval Egypt: A Library of Congress Story Kluge Fellow Lev Weitz tells the fascinating story of Christian Monks using Islamic Law
Chairs & Fellowships
The Center offers residential fellowships to scholars and practitioners from all fields and all levels to make use of the Library's vast collections and digital resources.
News & Events
News from the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress.
Scholars in Residence
Each year, the Kluge Center welcomes a diverse community of scholars at various stages of their careers and from all over the world. Pre-doctoral fellows, post-doctoral researchers, university faculty members, and independent scholars contribute to an atmosphere of learning and interdisciplinary exchange. Since its founding in 2000, the Kluge Center has also developed an extensive network of alumni who remain engaged with the Library and its programs.
The Kluge Prize recognizes and celebrates work of the highest quality and greatest impact that advances understanding of the human experience.
Through conversations with scholars and public intellectuals, the Kluge Center plays a leading role at the Library of Congress in bringing innovative thinking to members of Congress and their staff.
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