This event featured a series of brief talks by prominent experts, followed by discussion with the audience, on "Famine in the Horn of Africa"
Dr. Robert Paarlberg, Betty Freyhof Johnson Class of 1944 Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College; Dr. William Masters, Professor and Chair of the Food and Nutrition Policy Department, Friedman School of Nutrition, Tufts University; Dr. Kenneth Menkhaus, Professor of Political Science, Davidson College; and Michael Delaney, Director of Humanitarian Response, Oxfam, each presented ten- to fifteen-minute talks addressing the causes, structural challenges and solutions to famine and global hunger, with a particular focus on the disaster unfolding in the Horn of Africa.
Event Co-sponsors: Students for the Horn; the Harvard Undergraduate Council; the Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Change at Harvard Medical School; the Committee on African Studies, Harvard University; and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.
Date: February 6, 2012
Location: Radcliffe Gym, Harvard University, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA.