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Dispatches from Asia: Hong Kong, the Philippines and the Struggle for Human Rights Julie McCarthy, International Correspondent, National Public Radio - LIB 100/201 APPROVED!

Julie McCarthy

Julie McCarthy

Date and Time

Monday, February 17, 2020
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Location

  • Kirkhof Center » RM 2215/2216

Description

With a career spanning 25 years as a foreign correspondent, Julie McCarthy offers an on-the-ground assessment of a world where democracy is in peril and the struggle for human rights an ongoing challenge. A highly decorated journalist, McCarthy has covered Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and South America. She won a Peabody Award for her coverage of Pakistan, as well as additional awards throughout her career. Reporting from NPR’s newly opened Manilla Bureau, McCarthy will report on current events in the Philippines and Hong Kong, serving as case studies for larger conversations on the fight for human rights worldwide.

Contact

Office of Multicultural Affairs at 616-331-2177 or oma@gvsu.edu.

Co-sponsored with International Relations and Political Science Department

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