This World Leaders Forum program features a two-day conference gathering speakers from within Columbia University as well as outside institutes of higher learning to discuss the modern notion of feminism. The program celebrates the 21st anniversary of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWGS) at Columbia University.
Panel #1: Is Feminism Translatable?
Madhu Kishwar, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies Lydia Liu, Columbia University Afsaneh Najmabadi, Harvard University Obioma Nnaemeka, Indiana University Moderated by: Dorothy Ko, Professor of History, Barnard College
Panel #2: World Leaders Forum: Liberalism and its Others
Lara Deeb, University of California, Irvine
Inderpal Grewal, University of California, Irvine Yvonne Hirdman, Stockholm University Teresa Valdes, Centro de Estudios de la Mujer (Santiago, Chile) and Stanford University Wang Zheng, University of Michigan Moderated by: Lila Abu-Lughod, Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science, Columbia University