Building One’s Own House: Power and Escape for Ethiopian Women through International Migration
Speaker: Lauren Carruth and Lahra Smith
Professor Carruth is a medical anthropologist specializing in humanitarian assistance, global health, food security, refugees, and the Horn of Africa. She leads the Environmental Sustainability and Global Health Thematic Area at American University.
Professor Smith is a political scientist studying citizenship, migration and political institutions in Africa. She currently serves as the director of the African Studies Program at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service. In the past she has worked for USAID and Oxfam America, taught at Addis Ababa University and served as an election observer in Ethiopia and Kenya.
Friday, November 19, 2021
12 – 1:30 PM
Zoom Link: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/92856237873