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/

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