September 9th, Cambridge: “Our World at War: Photojournalism Beyond the Front Lines” Exhibition opening, and lecture by Ron Haviv

From the Harvard Humanitarian Initiatives’ website:

EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION

September 9th, 2010
4:00pm – 6:00pm
CGIS South
1730 Cambridge St.
Open to the public

Join us for the opening celebration of the  “Our World at War: Photojournalism Beyond the Front Lines” photography exhibit.

Welcoming remarks:

  • Dr. Michael VanRooyen, Director, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
  • Dr. Jennifer Leaning, Director, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights
  • Dr. Steven Bloomfield, Executive Director, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
  • Deborah Jackson, CEO, Amercian Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay
  • Mary Werntz, ICRC Head of Delegation for US & Canada

Keynote speaker:  RON HAVIV (Featured Artist) Photographer, VII Photo Agency

Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to Margeaux Fischer at mfischer@hsph.harvard.edu

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:

“OUR WORLD AT WAR: PHOTOJOURNALISM BEYOND THE FRONT LINES”

September 9th – October 14th, 2010
CGIS South
1730 Cambridge St.
Open to the public

HHI will host the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) “Our World at War: Photojournalism Beyond the Front Lines” photography exhibit from September 9th through October 14th, 2010.

This traveling exhibit, created in partnership with the Newseum in Washington, DC, features the work of five award-winning photojournalists from the VII Photo Agency.  “Our World at War” offers powerful depictions of the impact of conflict on civilians in Afghanistan, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Georgia, Haiti, Lebanon, Liberia, and the Philippines.

HHI will host two separate events to showcase this exhibit. Stay tuned for details!

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