FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Contact: Dave Wellman, Director of Communications (304) 696-7153
MU assistant professor to discuss importance of including women in process of rebuilding, creating sustainable peace
– Dr. Anara Tabyshalieva, an assistant professor in Marshall University’s
department of history, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in
the Drinko Library auditorium (room 402) on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
discuss her new book, a volume she co-edited with Albrecht Schnabel, called Defying
Victimhood: Women and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. Published this
year by the United Nations University Press, the book affirms the importance of
including women in the process of rebuilding and creating sustainable peace
Too often, this
collection of comparative case studies and country studies shows, women are
marginalized in this process, thereby subverting the possibilities for
sustainable peace. By “defying victimhood,” the authors affirm, women can
become activists, peace builders and full participants in rebuilding political,
economic, and social and security structures.
talk is part of the Women’s Studies Faculty Colloquium series. It is free
and open to the public. Refreshments will follow.
information, contact Dr. Greta Rensenbrink, director of Women’s Studies, by
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at 304-696-2955.
For further information, contact:
Office of University Communications
213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090
Fax: (304) 696-3197