Hrant Dink Memorial Lecture on Human Rights

Speaker: Jennifer Leaning

Dr. Jennifer Leaning is the guest speaker at the inauguration of a new lecture series honoring the late human-rights activist Hrant Dink.

About the Speaker:
Jennifer Leaning is the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Leaning's research and policy interests include issues of public health, medical ethics, and early warning in response to war and disaster, human rights and international humanitarian law in crisis settings, and problems of human security in the context of forced migration and conflict. She has field experience in problems of public health assessment and human rights in a range of crisis situations (including Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Kosovo, the Middle East, former Soviet Union, Somalia, the Chad-Darfur border, and the African Great Lakes area) and has written widely on these issues.