Panel to focus on women leaders on international scene

A panel discussion on "Women Leaders in International Relations and Peace Building" is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Participants will include:

  • Ursula Plassnik, foreign minister of Austria from 2004 to 2008, who now is a member of the Austrian Parliament;
  • Alison Boden, dean of religious life and the chapel at Princeton;
  • Haleh Esfandiari, director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., who was imprisoned in Iran during the summer of 2007;
  • Tamar Hermann, professor of political science at the Open University of Israel, who currently is a visiting professor in Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs;
  • Amaney Jamal, assistant professor of politics at Princeton; and
  • Nannerl Keohane, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Distinguished Visiting Professor of Public Affairs and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton.

The event is sponsored by the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, the European Union Program, the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, and the Gender and Policy Network, all at Princeton.