Famine in the Horn of Africa Talks to be Presented Feb 6
26 Jan 2012
The Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change (PIDSC) and the Committee on African Studies (CAS) present a series of brief talks by prominent experts, followed by discussion with the audience, on "Famine in the Horn of Africa" on Monday, February 6, 2012, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Radcliffe Gym, Harvard University, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge. These talks are free and open to the public, but seating is limited. See below for information on obtaining tickets.
Dr. Robert Paarlberg, Betty Freyhof Johnson Class of 1944 Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College; Dr. William Masters, Professor and Chair of the Food and Nutrition Policy Department, Friedman School of Nutrition, Tufts University; Dr. Kenneth Menkhaus, Professor of Political Science, Davidson College; and Michael Delaney, Director of Humanitarian Response, Oxfam, will each present ten- or fifteen-minute talks addressing the causes, structural challenges and solutions to famine and global hunger, with a particular focus on the disaster unfolding in the Horn of Africa. The talks will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A with the audience. Dr. Paul Farmer will introduce the speakers.
Doors will open at 5:00pm with seating on a first come first serve basis.
For questions or additional information, please contact Nadza Durakovic.