Sramana Majumdar

"Violence, Identity and Self-determination: Narratives of conflict from the Kashmir Valley" 4:15 PM, Monday 18 Nov Room 239, BYC Bryn Mawr College

Exposure Index

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Kaufmann on partition

Chaim Kaufmann, from Lehigh University’s International Relations department, spoke at Asch on February 24th.  Here is a brief summary:

Academia, human rights organizations, and governments agree: partition is no solution to communal conflict. Indeed partition is just another name for ethnic cleansing   Chaim Kaufmann has a radically different view, based on years of study of […]

Political Radicalization: Are We Winning the War of Ideas Against Jihadi Terrorism?

President Jane Dammen McAuliffe cordially invites you to a lecture by The Rachel Hale Professor in Science and Mathematics Clark R. McCauley “Political Radicalization: Are We Winning the War of Ideas Against Jihadi Terrorism?”

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 4 p.m. Thomas 110 – Bryn Mawr College

Reception to follow in […]

Chaim Kaufmann on Iraq after U.S. occupation

Expectations for what will happen if U.S. troops leave Iraq on schedule in 2011 range from a functioning federal Iraq to a client state of Iran to an even larger civil war to genocide. These expectations are based on different understandings of Iraq’s path from the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in April 2003 to where […]

Sri Lankan War Nears End, but Peace Remains Distant

Asch Summer Fellow Alan Keenan, who lives in Colombo and works for the International Crisis Group, is quoted in a February 18 New York Times article by Thomas Fuller.

Displaced ethnic Tamils, Feb 7, 2009.

TRINCOMALEE, Sri Lanka — Just north of here, after a string of recent victories, the Sri Lankan military is […]

Insider information on the Gaza War

The author of this Jerusalem Post column is Gershon Baskin, Co-CEO of the Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information. Excerpt:

Several weeks ago I wrote that the war in Gaza “may have really been a ‘war of no choice.’” Following the recent leaks from the talks about the “imminent” release of Gilad Schalit, I […]