Friday, April 1, 2016

Panel Discussion on the Untold History of the Vietnam War (Organized by our Japanese student Adina Maier!)

**This is an event being held by one of our Japanese students. Please support her and Asian studies in general by attending.**

Join us on Wednesday, April 13th from 8-9:30PM in American University's Wechsler Theater (MGC 315) for a panel discussion on the untold history of the Vietnam War. Our panelists will discuss a wide range of topics in the Vietnam Conflict, including the lesser-known aspects of the war and the many challenges the Vietnamese still face to this day as a result of the fighting. Here is a link to the Facebook event page. 

The panel will be moderated by Professor Max Paul Friedman (SIS & CAS Dept. of History) and will feature:

Professor Peter Kuznick - Mr. Kuznick is a professor of History and Director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University.http://www.american.edu/cas/faculty/kuznick.cfm

Professor William Belding - Mr. Belding is a co-founder of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, winner of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize. He was the president of Vietnam Veterans of America from 2004-2007.http://www.american.edu/sis/faculty/belding.cfm

Channapha Khamvongsa - Ms. Khamvongsa is the Executive Director of Legacies of War, an organization that seeks to address the problem of unexploded cluster bombs in Laos. https://www.facebook.com/legaciesofwar/

John Diamond - Mr. Diamond is a senior consultant at the World Bank. He is an experienced writer, author, journalist, and media relations strategist with extensive knowledge on U.S. history, defense, foreign policy, and global environmental policy.

The event is free and open to the public. We ask that you consider donating to our partner organizations through our fundraiser https://www.gofundme.com/75twe54c or by donating at the panel discussion. We will have donation jars set up.

Please also consider liking us on Facebook to learn more about our organization and to stay up to speed on other events we are planning. https://www.facebook.com/GhostsofWarVN

Best,
Adena Maier
Arts & Entertainment Editor, The Eagle
Student at American University

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