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Women and Their Narratives on Protection


Oct 28, 2016 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Event will be held online

This webinar will explore how women’s narratives have the potential to transform from those of fear to narratives of strength and protection.

Featured Speaker: Aline Mugisho

Aline Mugisho is a doctoral student at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt. She has a Master’s Degree in Migration and Displacement from the African Centre for Migration and Society, Wits University and a Bachelor in Journalism and Communication. Her doctoral research explores Protection through Social Resilience: An analysis of Women’s Strategies for Protection in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Her research interest includes: Public Policy; Politics of Reconstruction in Post-Conflicts; Research Methods in Conflict; Transitional Justice; Gender, Migration and Integration; Social Cohesion and Diaspora Dynamics. She has substantive work experience in Southern Africa and Great-Lakes Region of Africa, especially in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, Post-genocide Rwanda, and Burundi where she is also conducting her doctoral research.

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Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Director, Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program and Co-Executive Director of AC4

Aline Mugisho, Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt, PhD Candidate, Women’s Protection and Social Resilience in Great Lakes Region of Africa