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This Week @ CSEAS
December 1, - December 5, 2014

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Friday Forum:

December 5, 2014 - Dr. Jean Geran (Co-director of Social Transformations to End Exploitation and Trafficking for Sex (STREETS) in UW-Madison's 4W: Women Well-Being Wisconsin and the World Institute)
Trafficking, Statelessness and the Rights of the Child in S.E. Asia
     The STREETS Project - Social Transformations to End Exploitation and Trafficking for Sex, works to end human trafficking in the US and around the world. Activities include anti-trafficking and survivor support projects with partners in Madison, WI and across Asia, a service learning program in Spain, and a global policy initiative. The project also will be exploring how technology may be used in innovative ways to identify and support women and girls affected by trafficking or other forms of gender-based violence.
     In addition to her involvement with UW-Madison's STREETS project, Dr. Geran is a Senior Fellow at Sagamore Institute and founded a social enterprise called Each Inc. to provide technology support to child care practitioners globally. She helped establish a think tank in London through work on human trafficking issues and child protection.She served as the Director for Democracy and Human Rights on the National Security Council and as Advisor on United Nations Reform. Her academic work focused on social networks in Asia, Africa and Latin America and she taught as an adjunct professor at George Washington University. She was a 2007 recipient of the UW Distinguished Young Alumni Award.

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Conversation Tables:

Thai Conversation Table
Thursday, December 4, 4:00-6:00 pm, Lakefront Cafeteria, Memorial Union.
For more information, contact Wiset (Kirk), bamrunwong@wisc.edu

Filipino Conversation Table - Special Movie Showing
Thursday, December 4, 5:30-8:00pm. 206 Ingraham Hall.
For more information, contact Mara Joaquin, joaquin@wisc.edu

Indonesian Conversation Table
Friday, December 5, 3:00-4:0 pm. Lakefront Cafeteria, Memorial Union.
For more information, contact Wuri Kusumastuti, kusumastuti@wisc.edu

Vietnamese Conversation Table
Friday, December 5, 4:00-5:00 pm. 1224 Van Hise Hall.
For more information contact, tduong3@wisc.edu


 

 

 

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Center for Southeast Asian Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
207 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1397
phone: (608) 263-1755
fax: (608) 263-3735
e-mail: seasia@intl-institute.wisc.edu