The Radcliffe Institute hosts a panel discussion to explore topics of pressing global concern: refugees, forced migration, and internally displaced people.
Introduction by Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard University
Moderated by Jacqueline Bhabha (9:40), professor of the practice of health and human rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and director of research, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University
Noel Calhoun (16:20), senior policy officer, Office of the Special Adviser for the Summit on Addressing Large Numbers of Refugees and Migrants, United Nations
Susan M. Akram (28:39), clinical professor of law, Boston University Law School
Rania Matar (53:03), independent photographer
Abdulkarim Ekzayez (40:35), health program manager, Save the Children International Syria Response
Panel Discussion (1:03:58)
Audience Q&A (1:26:54)
“Families in Flight: Today’s International Refugee Crisis” is the 2016–2017 Rama S. Mehta Program. The annual Rama S. Mehta event at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study was established by Catherine Atwater Galbraith, John Kenneth Galbraith, and the Mehta family in memory of Rama S. Mehta. Each event includes a distinguished woman in public affairs, the sciences, or the arts who has a deep understanding of the problems of women in developing countries.