CMES Lecture: The Vanishing: Faith, Loss and the Twilight of Christianity in the Middle East

Event time: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Hosted by Lizzy Berk
Janine di Giovanni, a Senior Fellow at the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, has reported some of the world’s most violent conflicts and wars for three decades, investigating and documenting human rights abuse in the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. She is currently directing a project sponsored by the UN Democracy Fund that promotes transitional justice in Yemen, Iraq, and Syria called Enabling Witnesses, working with Yale Jackson MA students. In 2019, she won a Guggenheim Fellowship for her life time research in the Middle East, and in 2020, she received the American Academy of Arts and Letters highest prize for non-fiction, the Blake Dodd, for her body of work spanning 30 years. She is a
multi-award winning writer and author, currently Global Affairs columnist for Foreign Policy Magazine and The National, in Abu Dhabi, as well as a contributor to the Washington Post, the New York Times and many other publications. From 2017 to 2018, Di Giovanni was the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and a Professor of Practice in Human Rights at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Administration. She is also the author of the award-winning book, The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria.

Janine Di Giovanni, Yale University