Women & Peacebuilding: Lessons From Post-Genocide Rwanda

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