NEWS ADVISORY: ‘Pakistan: A Nation in Crisis,’ 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, Copeland Hall, Room 142

Dr. William Aviles
Department of Political Science, 308.865.8776 OR

Pakistan: A Nation in CrisisOn Thursday, Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m. in Copeland Hall, Room 142.

Heavy monsoon rains in July led to the worst floods in living memory in Pakistan, killing approximately 2,000 people and affecting over 20 million.  The Secretary-General of the United Nations referred to the Pakistan Floods as “…the worst natural disaster the United Nations has responded to in its 65 year history.”

“We will be examining Pakistan’s crisis and exploring ways that we can assist the millions still recovering from this disaster,” said Dr. William Aviles, “Our panelists will include: Prof. Peter Longo, Department of Political Science; Prof. Pradeep Barua, Department of History; and Prof. Vijendra Boken, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences.

This event is free and open to the public. It is being sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Locke and Key Society, Nebraskans for Peace, Phi Alpha Theta, and Sigma Lambda Gamma. For more information please contact William Avilés, 308-865-8776/