Families in Flight: Today’s International Refugee Crisis

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Families in Flight: Today’s International Refugee Crisis || Radcliffe Institute

The Radcliffe Institute hosts a panel discussion to explore topics of pressing global concern: refugees, forced migration, and internally displaced people.

Introduction by Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard University

Moderated by Jacqueline Bhabha, professor of the practice of health and human rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and director of research, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University

Noel Calhoun, senior policy officer, Office of the Special Adviser for the Summit on Addressing Large Numbers of Refugees and Migrants, United Nations

Susan M. Akram, clinical professor of law, Boston University Law School

Rania Matar, independent photographer

Abdulkarim Ekzayez, health program manager, Save the Children International Syria Response

“Families in Flight: Today’s International Refugee Crisis” is the 2016–2017 Rama S. Mehta Program. The annual Rama S. Mehta event at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study was established by Catherine Atwater Galbraith, John Kenneth Galbraith, and the Mehta family in memory of Rama S. Mehta. Each event includes a distinguished woman in public affairs, the sciences, or the arts who has a deep understanding of the problems of women in developing countries.