Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Trinity College professor addresses Three Cups of Tea Controversy June 29
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NEW HAVEN - Shafqat Hussain will present "Cups of Tea and Snow Leopards: Addressing Community Projects in Northern Pakistan" at 6 p.m. June 29 at New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm St.
Writing recently in the political newsletter "Counterpunch," Hussain said of the Mortenson controversy:
A native of Pakistan prior to receiving his education in the United States, Hussain has worked for 18 years on rural development and conservation programs in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, including an innovative project for snow leopard conservation, the statement said. This is the same region where Mortenson started his school-building project and Hussain will share his observations about conditions and realities that affect community projects in that region.
There is no charge and free parking is available. For more information visit http://www.hussainjune29.eventbrite.com/ or 203-946-7431.
Coming up at Main Library:
May 19, 4:30-6:30pm--Subway Supper Seminar: Organizational Use of Social Media, with Danielle Cyr of Co-Communications, in collaboration with CT Assoc. of Nonprofits and funded by Frederick A. Deluca Foundation and Subway Restaurants. Advance registration required or call 203-946-7431.
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