Discussion: Spotlight on the Kurds

28 08 2016

cpd-logo-headerUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School of Communication, Room 207, September 29, 2016, 5 pm-7:30 pm.

Join Professor Amir Sharifi of CSU Long Beach and Professor Asli Bâli of UCLA for a discussion of current Kurdish politics at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. The speakers will focus in particular on the Turkish government’s responses to Kurdish public diplomacy efforts. Evîn Cheikosman, M.A. Candidate in the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, will moderate the discussion.

Amir Sharifi is the Director of the Kurdish Human Rights Advocacy Group, President of the Kurdish American Education Society and Lecturer of Linguistics at California State University, Long Beach.

Ali Bali is a Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law. She teaches Public International Law, International Human Rights and a seminar on the Laws of War. She joined UCLA from the Yale Law School where she was the Irving S. Ribicoff Fellow in Law, and coordinator of the Middle East Legal Forum.

The event will be held in ASC 207. Refreshments will be served. To join the event, click here.

Contact: shofani@usc.edu

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