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Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini - Visiting Greeley Scholar on Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini
Event Date: April 14, 2016 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 125 (Gerontology Seminar Room)

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, a leading international advocate, researcher, trainer and writer on conflict prevention and peacebuilding, will talk to Margaret Karns's International Organizations and the Environment Class on Thursday, April 14.

In 2000, Ms. Anderlini was among the civil society drafters of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security. She is the co-founder and executive director of the International Civil Society Action Network ICAN, whose mission is to support civil society activism in promoting women’s rights, peace, and human security in countries affected by conflict, transition and closed political space. In 2011, she was the first senior expert on gender and inclusion on the UN's Mediation Standby Team and, immediately prior to that, she was lead consultant for the 10-country UN Development Programme global initiative on "Gender, Community Security, and Social Cohesion" with a focus on men's experiences in crisis settings.

Ms. Anderlini holds an MPhil in social anthropology from Cambridge University; she has published extensively on gender, peace and security issues, including Women building peace: What they do, why it matters (Lynne Rienner, 2007). She has been named the 2016 Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies by the University of Massachusetts.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.