Reconstructing Community Under Chronic Impunity

Tani Adams
Public Policy Fellow
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

CCAS Boardroom, ICC 141
4-6 pm
27 April 2010

Tani Adams is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Guatemala. She earned an MA in Anthropology at the University of Chicago and has founded and led several NGOs in the U.S. and Latin America, among them Greenpeace Latin America. From 1996 to 2006, she directed the Mesoamerican Regional Research Center (CIRMA), overseeing the development of a library and historical and photographic archive, while coordinating research projects on issues ranging from ethnic relations to transnational environmental problems.

With Fellowship support from the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson Center, she is completing a book on four communities facing the challenges of reconciliation and justice in post-Civil War Guatemala. She will share perspectives from this work in our seminar.

A Reception will follow.