Netherlands American Studies Association

Webinar: The Legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt

On 15 October 2021, the RIAS will host together with the Netherlands-America Foundation an online symposium on Eleanor Roosevelt.

As a diplomat and public speaker, Eleanor Roosevelt helped shape not only the United States but also the United Nations and the path we still follow toward the greater protection of human rights.

During this special event, we are especially honored to be joined by Ms. Yoka Brandt, Permanent Representative of Netherlands to the United Nations and Ms. Allida M. Black, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Miller Center for Public Affairs, trustee of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Editor Emeritus of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project, who will discuss present and discuss the role that Eleanor Roosevelt played in negotiating and promoting human and women’s rights within the United Nations, and discuss the challenges that remain in making Eleanor’s vision a reality.

The symposium will be held on 15 October 2021, 06:00 PM in Amsterdam.

Click here to register for the online symposium.RIAS + NAF