Human Security

Recent Lectures and Events

What Does “Security” Mean in Peace Support Operations?
Nadine Puechguirbal and Cynthia Enloe, (October 2007)

Sri Lanka's IDPs: a talk with Fletcher alum Todd Wassel ('06)
Wassel discusses Sri Lanka's complex Internally Displaced Persons' situation and screens a short documentary presenting the work of his organization, the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions. (October 2007)

Human Rights and Politics in Israel-Palestine
Israeli peace and human rights activists Anat Biletzki and Jeff Halper, co-winners of the 2007 Olive Branch Award from Jewish Voice for Peace. (October 2007)

Lebanon after the Summer 2006 War: Student Research with Discussion
A Roundtable Discussion moderated by Dr. Abdul-Rahim Abu-Husayn, American University of Beirut and visiting scholar with the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies. (November 2007)

The Future of Peacekeeping: Building Sustainable Peace and Security in the 21st Century
David Harland (PhD ’93) will discuss strategies for strengthening peacekeeping in the 21st century based on lessons learned from previous UN missions. (December 2007)

Human and Environmental Security in the Sahel: A 'Small Ball' Strategy for Success
Colonel Cindy Jebb (February 2008)

Challenges of Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: A Dialogue on Violence, Gender and Security in Liberia
Serif Turgut, former Head of Public Information Office for the Central Liberia at the United Nations Mission in Liberia, and Sharon Abramowitz, Ph.D. Candidate in Medical Anthropology at Harvard University present a dialogue contrasting academic and practical reflections. (April 2008)