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The Kurds in the Middle East: Regional Power Competition and the Kurds

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, in partnership with the nonprofit organization Justice for Kurds, will host a four-part virtual discussion series on “The Kurds in the Middle East.”
Panel discussions will feature an impressive array of American, European, and Middle Eastern practitioners, including senior Kurdish representatives from Iraq and Syria.

The Kurds in the Middle East: Justice for Kurds

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, in partnership with the nonprofit organization Justice for Kurds, will host a four-part virtual discussion series on “The Kurds in the Middle East.”
The conference opening on Tuesday, April 13, at 12:00 p.m. will feature a keynote address from Kurdistan Region President H.E. Nechirvan Barzani. Panel discussions will then include an impressive array of American, European, and Middle Eastern practitioners, including senior Kurdish representatives from Iraq and Syria.

VIRTUAL: New Horizons in Conservation Conference

The Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Sustainability Initiative (JEDSI) at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) is proud to present the third annual New Horizons in Conservation Conference. The conference is an annual gathering of students and early career professionals who are historically underrepresented in the environmental field and/ or committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field. Conference attendees have opportunities to network, engage in hands-on workshops, and learn from leaders and visionaries in the environmental field.

VITUAL: Reporting on Tropical Forest Carbon

Uptake of carbon dioxide by vegetation reduces accumulation of the gas in the atmosphere and slows climate change. One ton of every four tons of greenhouse gasses produced from burning fossil fuels is absorbed by plants. But ongoing global warming influences how effectively plants continue playing this essential function. The socio-political contexts and power structures that govern forests are also critical factors influencing their success in mitigating climate change.

Conversation with Hopewell Chin'ono

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs will host a conversation with Hopewell Chin’ono, a Zimbabwean human rights activist, award-winning journalist, and documentary filmmaker. The event is co-sponsored by the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.
  


Chin’ono will speak about his exposure of corruption in Zimbabwe, the ruling government’s repeated detention of him and others seeking justice and share his ideas about how the international community and the Biden Administration can assist Zimbabweans. 

Webinar: Enterprise Capital: A Strategy for Aligning Capital & Capacity to Magnify Nonprofit Impact

This panel will focus on these questions, with an emphasis on how high-impact nonprofit leaders and philanthropic organizations can better leverage financial expertise in pursuit of broader impact. The session will feature Andrea Levere SOM’83, Paul Bradley, and Corey Baron in a discussion of “enterprise-level capital” as a means of financing nonprofit organizations in a way that builds, rather than detracts from, organizational capacity and impact.

R. Peter Straus '44 Lecture Series. "A Conversation with Erica Green: Voice, Agency, and Untold Stories"

The Dean’s Office at the Yale School of Management, in conjunction with The Broad Center at Yale SOM, is pleased to welcome Erica Green, New York Times correspondent, for our R. Peter Straus ‘44 Lecture Series. Join us as she discusses her journey to her current bold approach to journalism, and how she pushes herself and her newsroom colleagues to tell the stories that would otherwise go untold, no matter how much blowback it may cause, and find the meaning behind the story for children and families.

Mr. SOUL! (Watch Party & Discussion)

Before Oprah, before Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL! Join the Afro-American Cultural Center and YSC for a screening of the award-winning documentary followed by a discussion with writer/director and former New Haven resident Melissa Haizlip and Yale Professors Thomas Allen Harris and Daphne A. Brooks. The topic will be “Making the Archive Public: Radical History in Public Television.”

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