ISIS in AsiaOctober 5, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Keoni Auditoriuam, Hawaii Imin International Conference Center
Join us for a distinguished journalistsâ€™ discussion commemorating 50 years of EWC media programs
Featuring Keynote Speakers:
Graeme Wood, national correspondent for The Atlantic, will speak on â€œISIS Goes East: The Caliphate in Southeast Asia.â€ Wood wrote the magazineâ€™s acclaimed report â€œWhat ISIS Really Wants.â€ His new book, The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State, recounts the lives and beliefs of ISIS supporters from the U.S., Japan, Australia, Middle East and Europe. Wood was a EWC Jefferson Fellow in 2009.
John Nery, Associate Editor and Opinion Columnist at the Philippine Daily Inquirer, will speak on â€œThe Growth of ISIS in Mindanao.â€ Born in Mindanao, he is an award-winning investigative journalist, author and book editor, and represents the Inquirer Group on the Executive Board of the Asia News Network. Nery was a 2005 EWC Jefferson Fellow.
Aneela Khalid, a broadcast and print journalist from Pakistan who has covered terrorism and other issues in that countryâ€™s tribal areas for domestic and international news outlets. She was a 2012 EWC Pakistan-U.S. Journalists Exchange fellow.
Moderated by Bill Dorman, Hawaii Public Radio news director and 2015 EWC Korea-U.S. Journalists Exchange fellow.
Reception on the lanai to follow the program
Free and open to the public. Seating is limited
Please RSVP by Oct. 3 to: 944-7111 or EWCInfo@EastWestCenter.org
UHM campus parking is available for $6 payable at parking kiosk on East-West Road
With gratitude to the Chaplin Fellowship for Distinguished Journalists and The Gannett Foundation
East-West Center, Mānoa Campus
(808) 944-7111, EWCInfo@eastwestcenter.org
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