Why is the Conflict So Intractable?: 20 Years of Crisis in the DR Congo
A lecture by Prof. Laura Seay, Colby College
Wednesday, April 9th
Science Center Room 199
STAND (formerly known as “Students Taking Action Now: Darfur,”) is bringing Laura Seay to discuss the conflict in the DR Congo. She will explain the dynamics of the conflict, which is the deadliest war since World War II, and propose possible advocacy options. Laura Seay is a professor of Political Science at Colby College and is one of the top American experts on Central Africa. She has written for the New York Times, Foreign Policy, the Atlantic, and other prominent publications. Laura Seay has worked with the World Bank and is currently finishing a book called Substituting for the State.
Sponsored by the Political Science Department, the History Department, and Forum for Free Speech.