[PAST EVENT] "They Don't Want Our Work to Continue" : Activists in Uganda's Contentious Oil Region

February 6, 2023
Reves Center for International Studies, Reves Room
200 S Boundary St
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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A protestor in Uganda. Photo by Sophie Neiman.

The Charles Center and the Reves Center for International Studies present reporter and photojournalist Sophie Neiman for a talk -- "They Don't Want Our Work to Continue": Activists in Uganda's Contentious Oil Region -- Monday, February 6, 2023 at 4pm in the Reves Room. Neiman's lecture and visit to campus are funded by the Sharp Seminar, an initiative at the Charles Center established with a generous gift from Anne and Barry Sharp, that includes a close collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Independent reporter and photojournalist, covering politics, conflict and human rights in east and central Africa, Nieman is currently based in Kampala, Uganda, and has reported from Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

She frequently writes for World Politics Review and her work has appeared in African Arguments, The Christian Science Monitor, Mail & Guardian, The New Humanitarian, The New York Review of Books and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, among others.

Neiman holds a master’s degree in African Studies from the University of Cambridge and is a grantee of the Pulitzer Center.  


[[kjhoving,Kate Hoving, Reves Center]]