The 18th Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion and Peace


Location: Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies presents Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini and her lecture "Peacemaking in the Age of Extremism: Inertia or Innovations in Mediation & Diplomacy."  Naraghi-Anderlini is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the International Civil Society Network (ICAN). 

Anderlini is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and between 2005-14 was a Research Associate and Senior Fellow at the MIT Center for International Studies. In 2011, she was the first Senior Expert on Gender and Inclusion on the UN’s Mediation Standby Team. For nearly two decades she has been a leading international advocate, researcher, trainer and writer on conflict prevention and peacebuilding. In 2000, she was among the civil society drafters of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.

Anderlini has published extensively on gender, peace and security issues, including Women Building Peace: What They Do, Why It Matters (Lynne Rienner, 2007). She was the 2014 recipient of the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area Perdita Huston Award for human rights and the 2016 Greeley Peace Scholar at the University of Massachussetts. She holds an M.Phil in Social Anthropology from Cambridge University.

This event will be followed by lunch and informal dialogue.