Taking Injustice Personally: Human Rights Research on the Frontlines

8th Mar, 2019 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Anna Neistat - Senior Director for Research at Amnesty International
Dr. Anna Neistat, Senior Director for Research at Amnesty International | Photo by Antoine Senkoff

A talk by AI’s Senior Director for Research, Dr. Anna Neistat

During her career as a researcher, Anna has conducted more than 60 investigations in conflict areas, including Afghanistan, Chechnya, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. While working, she has been detained and interrogated by uniformed soldiers as well as insurgent groups.Her and her husband’s work in war-torn Syria is the subject of the award-winning documentary E-Team.

Join this rare chance to hear Anna talk about her career path through several human rights NGOs to the top job in AI, and her experiences of some of the most challenging and dangerous research work in the world! (Followed by Q&A and time for food and drinks)

Reservations are essential.
Send your name, affiliation and request for one or two seats (max) to Amnesty International Japan: camp@amnesty.or.jp

Dates: 8th Mar, 2019
Start/End Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Restaurant: Gakki Cafe
At the door: ¥2,000
At the door: ¥1,000
Access: 188 m from Jimbocho Station Hanzomon Line (Z7)Mita Line (I10)Shinjuku Line (S6)
0.6 km from Takebashi Station Tozai Line (T8)
0.7 km from Ogawamachi Station Shinjuku Line (S7)
Area: Jimbocho
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