An Interview with Rony Brauman

february, 2023

23feb2:30 pm3:00 pmAn Interview with Rony Brauman


(Thursday) 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm


USF Student Center

200 6th Ave S

Event Details

Rony Brauman will be interviewed by Dr. Thomas Smith

Speakers for this event

  • Dr. Rony Brauman

    Dr. Rony Brauman

    Qualified as a medical doctor, Rony Brauman has worked in the field of international medical assistance since 1977. He was the President of the organization Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) from 1982 -1994. Dr Brauman's interests range from ethical issues at stake in the relationships between humanitarianism and politics, to humanitarian discourses and practices primarily in war and natural disaster settings. He authored several documentary films, essays and books on these matters.

  • Thomas W. Smith PhD

    Thomas W. Smith PhD

    Thomas W. Smith (Board Member and Co-Founder of the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs) is Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean of the Judy Genshaft Honors College at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. He holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the College of William & Mary and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. He has taught at USF since 2000. From 1997-2000 Dr. Smith was an assistant professor of International Relations at Koç University in Istanbul. During the summer of 1999 he was a visiting scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. He spent the 2007-2008 academic year at Stanford University.

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