American Forum - Re-engage: America and the World After Bush
May 19, 2008
11:00AM - 11:00AM (EDT)
Helena Cobban is a veteran writer, researcher, and program organizer on global affairs. She is a contributing editor of Boston Review, where her articles have included essays on Lebanese and Palestinian issues as well as Rwanda. She has also written for the Christian Science Monitor, the New York Times, The Economist, and Salon.com, and she maintains the blog "Just World News." Cobban has written six books, including Amnesty after Atrocity? Healing Nations after Genocide and War Crimes (Paradigm Press, 2006) and The Moral Architecture of World Peace: Nobel Laureates Discuss Our Global Future (University of Virginia Press, 2000). She has worked as a journalist in the Middle East for the Christian Science Monitor and the Sunday Times of London and has led various non-governmental bodies. In addition to holding research fellowships at Harvard, Georgetown, and the Brookings Institution, she has taught at the Institut des Etudes Politiques and Eastern Mennonite University.