Women & Peacebuilding: Lessons From Post-Genocide Rwanda

04/17/2015 - 4:30pm
Lafferty Hall, Room 213
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): 
Dr. Jennie E. Burnet


In the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, Rwandan women faced the impossible—resurrecting their lives amidst unthinkable devastation in a society torn by genocide. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Rwanda over the past 18 years, anthropologist Jennie Burnet explores the lessons learned from women’s roles in peacebuilding in Rwanda.