Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine
Until the 1980s, famine killed ten million people every decade, but by the early 2000s, mass starvation had all but disappeared. Today, famines are resurgent, driven by war, blockades, hostility to humanitarian principles an a volitile global economy.
The eminent panelists will discuss the world-renowned expert on humanitarian crisis and response, Alex de Waal's
. It will consider the history of modern famines: their causes, dimensions and why they ended.
breaks new ground examining forced starvation as an instrument of genocide and war.
You are coRdially invited to atend this lecture and join the panel discussion.
from 17:30 - Book signing and sales
18:00-19:30 Panelist discussion
Venue: Leiden University Campus The Hague, Spanis Steps, Turfmarkt 99, 2511 DP The Hague
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