SAR Speaker Series: Eastern Connecticut State

Wednesday, Nov 16 2016 8:00 pm

Event End Time 2016-11-16 21:00
Event Location Student Center Theater, Eastern Connecticut State University, 400 High Street, Willimantic, CT, USA 06226
Co-sponsors Eastern Connecticut State University
In Event Types: Speaker Series

An Ethiopian SAR scholar scholar of law and human rights will give a talk, “The Stifling of Democracy and the Repression of Academic Freedom in Ethiopia.”

The scholar will discuss his experiences of persecution by the Ethiopian government and his concerns about the violation of human rights by large-scale agricultural investments in sub-Saharan Africa.

This event is free and open to the public.