The Sigur Center for Asian Studies cordially invites you to a book talk with author Dr. Azeem Ibrahim, Director of the Displacement and Global Migration Program at the Center for Global Policy, and Q&A moderated by Professor of Practice of International Affairs Dr. Christina Fink. The crisis of the Rohingyas is disappearing from the news, Dr. Ibrahim wants to ensure the next generation of graduates is fully aware of what is happening.
This event is free and open to the public. A book sale and signing will follow the book talk.
Monday, November 4, 2019
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503W
Elliott School of International Affairs
Dr. Azeem Ibrahim is the author of The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide (Hurst & OUP). He completed his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale. Over the years he has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Dr. Ibrahim has presented on the issue at the Brookings Institute, the University of London, the University of Michigan, the U.S. Naval War College, and the University of San Francisco.
Professor Christina Fink joined the Elliott School in 2011. She is a cultural anthropologist who has combined teaching, research, and development work throughout her career. She served as a visiting lecturer at the Pacific and Asian Studies Department at the University of Victoria in 1995, and from 2001-2010, she was a lecturer and program associate at the International Sustainable Development Studies Institute in Thailand. During the same period, she also ran a bi-annual capacity building training and internship program which she developed for members of Burmese civil society organizations, including women’s groups. She received her B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Social/Cultural Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley.
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