Posted on April 27, 2014
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
The Role of Women during Periods of Political Change
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
(More if you can/ Less if you can’t)