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Catherine Besteman

Professor of anthropology and African studies, Colby University

October 19th, 2010, Academia, Author/Novelist, English, Law and Human Rights, Migration and Integration, North America, North America, Somalia, Subsaharan Africa, USA, War and Conflict, Waterville

Catherine Besteman

Catherine Besteman is a professor of anthropology and African studies at Colby University. Her teaching interests focus on the roots of violent conflict and the forces that sustain inequality and produce poverty in Africa. She is the author of Unraveling Somalia: Race, Violence and the Legacy of Slavery, The Struggle for Land in Southern Somalia: The War Behind the War, and Violence: A Reader.

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Olav Kjørven

Assistant Secretary-General and Director of Bureau for Development Policy, United Nations Development Programme

June 30th, 2010, Business and Globalization, Development, English, Europe, Law and Human Rights, New York, North America, North America, Norwegian, Spanish, United Nations, USA

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Olav Kjørven is the Assistant Secretary-General and Director of Bureau for Development Policy at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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