The Role of Women during Periods of Political Change

Dear Friends you are invited to the following event:

I am very honored to be representing the women I have met in Afghanistan and speaking of my experiences.

April 28th | 6:30 pm

Join us for a Panel Discussion

International Perspectives:

The Role of Women during Periods of Political Change 

Qandygul after double cataract surgery at five or six years old.

Qandygul after double cataract surgery at five or six years old.

In light of the recent Russian/Ukrainian conflict in Crimea, the Fellows are hosting a panel discussion on the role of women in influencing international and domestic societal change during periods of political transformation.

Although developed in response to the situation in Crimea, this panel discussion will also feature speakers on this topic as it relates to Africa, the United States, and the countries involved in the Arab Spring Uprisings.

The panel will feature the following speakers and experts:

Dean Penelope Andrews, Albany Law School
Author of
“From Cape Town to Kabul: Rethinking Strategies for Pursuing Women’s Human Rights.”

Dr. Iris Berger, University at Albany Vincent O’Leary Professor of History

Connie Frisbee Houde, Global Photojournalist and active member in Women Against War

James Ketterer, Bard College Globalization and International Affairs Program, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Studies
Director of International Academic Initiatives at the Center for Civic Engagement. Senior Fellow at the Institute for International Liberal Education.

Dr. Nadieszda Kizenko, University at Albany Professor of Russian History and Culture 

Monday April 28, 2014  6:30 pm

200 Miline, Rockefeller College University at Albany Downtown Campus

Suggested Entry Donation $10

Students $5

(More if you can/ Less if you can’t)

One Comment on “The Role of Women during Periods of Political Change

  1. Connie,

    How I wish I could attend this! However, I have another commitment tonight. I hope you have a great turnout.

    Mary Jane

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