Peace forum livestreamed at PLU
Three speakers at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum will be livestreamed at PLU on March 8,9 and 10. Discussion by faculty will follow.
March 8: The first lecture will be by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus, the father of the micro-credit movement, and it will be streamed live at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 8 in room 133 of the Anderson University Center. Faculty-led discussion will be led by professors Priscilla St. Clair (economics), and Mark Mulder and Fern Zabriskie (business).
March 9: On Saturday, a talk by Dr. Paul Farmer, one of the world’s leading thinkers on health and human rights, will be live streamed at 1:30 p.m. in the Scandinavian Cultural Center. Faculty-led discussion will be led by professors Matt Smith (biology) and Gina Hames (history).
March 10: Finally on Sunday, Nobel Laureate Tawakkol Karman, a Yemeni journalist will talk about safety and the rights of women and children in Yemen. She will be live streamed at 1:30 p.m. in room 133 of the Anderson University Center. She is the first Arab woman and second Muslim woman to win the Nobel Prize. Faculty-led discussion will be led by Professor Giovanna Urdangarain (Hispanic Studies). Discussion will also be led by the student organization Network for Peacebuilding and Conflict Management.
For those who can’t make it to the PLU campus, the Peace Forum is being Livestreamed.