Samantha Nutt speaks on conflict and the world of warExport this event to calendar

Friday, January 15, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST

St. Jerome's University presents Dr. Samantha Nutt, sharing insights and compelling perspectives on the impact of war – the truth, the lies, and the reality on the ground – and the major events currently shaping our world. Drawing on over fifteen years of being at the frontline of many of the world’s major crises, Dr. Nutt explores the meaning of social justice and community in the context of our growing global economic and security inter-dependence.

Samantha NuttSamantha Nutt is a medical doctor and the Founder/Executive Director of War Child Canada. For fifteen years, she has been at the frontline of many of the world’s major crises — from Iraq to Afghanistan, Somalia to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Sierra Leone to Darfur, Sudan. Her 2011 book, Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid, is an uncompromising account of Dr. Nutt’s work in some of the world’s most devastated regions.

Dr. Nutt is a staff physician at Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is a Senior Fellow at Massey College, University of Toronto, and is on the board of the David Suzuki Foundation. In 2011, Dr. Nutt was appointed to the Order of Canada for her contributions to improving the plight of young people in the world’s worse conflict zones.


Free parking | Wheelchair accessible | No registration required

For more information contact:
Cristina Vanin, PhD
(519) 884.8110 x28266
cristina.vanin@uwaterloo.ca

Location 
STJ - St. Jerome's University
Siegfried Hall
290 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G3
Canada

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