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Wai Wai Nu: Human Rights Activist and Ex-Political Prisoner Reflects on Myanmar's Political Crisis

Sep
17
Thu
Wai Wai Nu: Human Rights Activist and Ex-Political Prisoner Reflects on Myanmar's Political Crisis

Wai Wai Nu will present "Reflections on Myanmar's Political Crisis: Buddhist Nationalism and Ethnic Violence" on Thursday, September 17, at 5 p.m. in O'Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building, Eastern Kentucky University.

Free and open to the public. Attendance slips available.

Selected as one of BBC's "100 Top Women" in 2014, Wai Wai Nu is a lawyer, peace advocate, human rights activist, former political prisoner, and founding director of two organizations fighting for justice and equality for women in Burma.

For more about Wai Wai Nu, visit http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/01/us-foundation-myanmar-rohingya-idUSKBN0GW26E20140901 and http://stories.eku.edu/events/speaker-reflect-human-rights-myanmar#_ga=1.72567510.498328609.1434999252.

Sponsored by EKU's Asian Studies Program, Cultural Center, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Planning Committee, Intelligence Studies Program, University Diversity Office, and UNICEF Club at Model.

The Asian Studies Program offers a minor (18 credits) and a certificate (12 credits). For more information, contact Dr. Minh Nguyen, Director of Asian Studies, at minh.nguyen@eku.edu.

EVENT DATE & TIME: Thursday, September 17, 5-6 p.m.
LOCATION: O'Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building, Eastern Kentucky University
COST: Free and Open to the Public
CONTACT: Minh Nguyen, minh.nguyen@eku.edu

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