Children, Media and Conflict Zones Lab Talk with Weeda Mehran

Children, Media and Conflict Zones Lab Talk with Weeda Mehran
Nov 8, 2021
Zoom/Virtual

The Rock Ethics Institute’s Children, Youth, and Media in International and Global Conflict Zones Initiative presents:

“Afghan Children: Four decades of war”
by Weeda Mehran
Co-director, Centre for Advanced International Studies (CAIS) and Department of Politics, University of Exeter

Biography

Dr. Weeda Mehran is a faculty member at the Department of Politics, Co-director, Centre for Advanced International Studies (CAIS) and the Programme Director for MA in Conflict, Security and Development at the University of Exeter. Dr. Mehran has formerly worked at the Global Studies Institute, Georgia State University, McGill University and Dublin City University as a Vox-POL visiting scholar. In 2015, she completed her PhD degree at the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge. Dr. Mehran has worked with a number of national and international organisations in Afghanistan and has written numerous policy reports on various issues in Afghanistan.  Dr. Mehran’s research takes an inter-disciplinary and comparative approach to studying propaganda campaigns across a number of far right and violent extremist groups.

Co-sponsored by:

Bellisario College of Communications

School of International Affairs

Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

For more information about the Children, Media and Conflict Zones Lab, visit: bit.ly/CMCZ_Lab

For information about other Children, Media and Conflict Zones Lab events, visit: bit.ly/CMCZ_Events

For any questions about this event, please contact Jill Redman in the Rock Ethics Institute: jsr5587@psu.edu

Topic(s): Global Issues