Meeting

Virtual Roundtable: How Nonviolent Resistance Succeeds

Friday, December 11, 2020
Speakers
Erica Chenoweth

Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Farida Nabourema

Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace

Presider

Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Roundtable Series on New Security Strategies and Women and Foreign Policy Program

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