The Emory Wheel: Rollins School of Public Health Hosts France-Atlanta Humanitarian Forum on International Emergencies (11-13-2019)

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by Gabriella Lewis        France-Atlanta, a series of events sponsored by the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology, hosted a humanitarian forum discussing logistics and supply chain management in international emergencies on … Read More

Film Screenings | Night Replay & Reconstitution of a Hunting Scene

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The films, Night Replay, produced in 2012 by the French author and filmmaker Eléonore Weber, and Reconstitution of a Hunting Scene, produced in 2019 by the French artist and author Patricia Allio, are two documentaries at the intersection between fiction and reality that reconstruct a role-play. These films, which have been presented at various festivals in France and abroad (Belfort Film Festival, Hors Pistes – Centre Pompidou in Paris, CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, and IMDb in Montreal), have never before been presented in the United States.

Photography Exhibition | The iconic images of Henri Dauman

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Henri Dauman’s photography documents some of the most important events and personalities of the 20th century, from the Kennedys, Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, to Buddhist priests in Vietnam and the Castro revolution. His images capture the American experience during the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. This Holocaust survivor and self-taught photographer produced iconic images for the covers of TIME magazine, LIFE magazine, and various other publications.

Education Series: Teaching students about humanitarian work in the Francophone world

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Representatives from Atlanta non-governmental and humanitarian organizations who use the French language in their profession will talk with area high school and university French classes about eld work in the Caribbean, West and North Africa, parts of Asia and other regions. The presentations will give students a broader understanding of humanitarian affairs and showcase how learning a second language opens exciting career paths at home and abroad.

Film Screening | Triage, Dr. James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma

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The documentary film “Triage: Dr Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma” follows the powerful odyssey of James Orbinski, a humanitarian, Nobel Peace Prize-winning doctor, and former head of Doctors Without Borders, as he returns to Africa to ponder the meaning of his life’s work and the value of helping others. 

Girls, Women, Sisters | Guy Gabon – Artist Workshop

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Clark Atlanta University Art Museum (CAUAM) artist-in-residence Guy Gabon will present a series of events that provide insight into her artistic production and conceptual practice. Gabon will host a workshop at CAUAM on work-in-progress projects drawing links to Clark Atlanta University’s historic collection of African-American fine art, the city of Atlanta, and women in the American and global South.

Forum: Humanitarian logistics and supply chain management in emergencies

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During this one-day forum which unites French and American NGOs and health experts, experts will touch on medical commodities, the use of pre-packed kits and the opportunity for collaboration between corporations and humanitarian organizations. They will also explore the connection between Atlanta-based programming and organizations with global humanitarian logistics programming.

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