The Refugee Crisis: Stories from the Front Lines:
May 18, 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Christy Delafield is Mercy Corps’ Senior Global Communications Officer. She is first to deploy in case of an emergency for the communications team, reporting on conditions on the ground and raising awareness of humanitarian crises. In the past 2 years, she has spent extensive time embedded with humanitarian response teams in Jordan and Turkey supporting Mercy Corps’ Syria response.
Peace in the Middle East
May 22, 6pm
Dr. Pappé is well known for his scholarship and commentary on the Middle East, especially the history of Israel and Palestine.
East vs. West
May 24, 7pm
Gideon Rachman: “Easternization: Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline From Obama to Drumpf and Beyond”, he presents his analysis of a new era of global instability, as the flow of wealth and power turns from West to East.