Monthly Archives: October 2011

Nov. 4: Turkey, sex trade, Anna Louie Sussman

“Sex and the State: The Disappearance of Turkey’s Legal Sex Trade”

Anna Louie Sussman, freelance journalist, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Anna Louie Sussman is a New York-based investigative reporter covering local and international human rights and social justice issues, politics and policy, gender, culture, and the odd crime story. Contact her with story ideas, tips, comments and criticism: annasussman[at]gmail[dot]com, and follow her on Twitter: @annalouiesuss.

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Friday 4:30-6:00 p.m.

at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies

New York University
285 Mercer Street, 7th floor
(between Waverly and Washington Place)

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October 14 Adding Isabel Marcus to NEWW Reflection and Party!!!

Ann Snitow, Associate Professor of Literature and Gender Studies, Director of the Gender Studies Program at the New School, co-founder of the Network of East-West Women in 1991

Malgorzata Tarasiewicz, Director of the Network of East-West Women

Isabel Marcus, Professor and Director of International and Graduate Programs, University at Buffalo Law School, long-term NEWW  board member

Reflections on twenty years of East-West collaboration

Friday 4:30-6:00 p.m.

at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies

New York University
285 Mercer Street, 7th floor
(between Waverly and Washington Place)

All friends and members of NEWW are invited to the party afterwards at the loft (167 Spring St. Bell #3, between Thompson St. and West Broadway), starting around 7pm.

WE WILL CELEBRATE TOGETHER THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF NEWW.

Monday, Oct 17 Listening to the Women of Bosnia

New York University
Center for European and Mediterranean Studies

and the Network of East-West Women

present the

Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop

      (Cosponsored with the CNRS NYU Center for International Research in the Humanities & Social Sciences / UMI 3199 Transitions )

Monday, October 17 

7:00-8:30PM   

       

    (Note: Note the different time and place than our regular meetings.)   

Listening to the Women of Bosnia:
A Screening
 and Book  presentation

Book: Surviving the Bosnian Genocide: The Women of Srebrenica Speak(Indiana University Press, 2001)

Speaker: Professor Selma Leydesdorff, University of  Amsterdam                                            

Film Screening: I came to testify

Director & Executive Producer: Pamela HOGAN.  Coproduction: Thirteen and Fork Films, WNET & ITVS. 52 minutes.

 

Commentators:

Peggy Kuo, Former Prosecutor at the International Criminal  Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia                                                

Mohamed Sacerby, Former Minister and Ambassador of Bosnia-Herzegovina  

Professor Gregory Stanton, George Mason University, President of Genocide Watch               

 Pamela Hogan,  Producer, PBS.

In the presence of  Margaret WAHLSTROM, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict at the UN & Mirsada COLAKOVIC, Deputy Representative, Permanent Mission of Bosnia-Herzegovina at the UN.                          

Place: NYU Cantor Film Center, 36 East 8th Street

*******  Please   RSVP : valerie.dubois@nyu.edu ***

More info: http://www.nyu.edu/about/news-publications/news/2011/09/22/nyu-to-host-listening-to-the-women-of-bosniaa-screening-and-book-presentationoct-17.html

Film also screened on PBS as part of a series on Women, War, and Peace, http://www.pbs.org/wnet/women-war-and-peace/