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In the Times of War and Peace: Kurdish Women's Activism in Turkey

Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow Nisa Göksel examines the historical conditions in which the war broke out between the Turkish state and Kurdistan Workers’ Party and explores how Kurdish women perform their activism around peace at the local and national scales of politics.

October 24, 2017

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C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

In the Times of War and Peace: Kurdish Women's Activism in Turkey

Interrupting Violence in Central America: Lessons from the Field

Fueled by gangs, drugs, social inequalities, and underemployment, criminal violence in Central America has skyrocketed in the past two decades. This has, in turn, eroded trust in government and stifled economic development, thereby perpetuating violence. What can be done to interrupt this cycle? Salvador Stadthagen will outline the roles of...

November 01, 2017

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C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Interrupting Violence in Central America: Lessons from the Field

Anastasia Kushleyko, M.A. ’01

Anastasia Kushleyko

Anastasia Kushleyko is a regional legal adviser for the International Committee of the Red Cross, where she leads efforts to integrate and promote international humanitarian law.

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Brian Klein, B.A. ’08

Brian Klein

Brian Klein is special assistant to Stacy Rhodes, the Chief of Staff for the Peace Corps, in Washington, D.C. He also serves as a consultant for the World Bank.

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Anna Walther, M.A. ’08

Anna Walther

Anna Walther is an attorney in the Human Rights Office of the Archbishop of Guatemala, where she advocates for prisoners and people with mental disabilities.

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Adriana Quiñones, M.A. ’99

Adriana Quiñones

Adriana Quiñones is the strategic planning and coordination specialist for Latin America and the Caribbean at UN Women, the United Nations entity that supports the empowerment of women and girls.

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