JEiE Special Issue on Education and the War on Drugs Launch

5 November 2020, 10:00am - 11:30am

The Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE) is pleased to invite you to join the launch of our special issue on education and the war on drugs:

Webinar Recording and Presentation

Marking the launch of JEiE’s latest publication, a groundbreaking special issue on education and the war on drugs, the contributing authors, issue editors, and special guest discussants will examine how education is not only a site of extensive collateral damage produced by the war on drugs but also how education policies and practices perpetuate and sustain this long-running, transnational, multifaceted war.

Welcoming remarks:

  • Dana Burde, Associate Professor and Director, International Education, New York University, and Editor-in-Chief, Journal on Education in Emergencies


  • Maria Jose Bermeo, Assistant Professor, Universidad de los Andes


  • Diana Rodríguez-Gómez, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Roozbeh Shirazi, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota
  • Claudia Rodriguez, Economist, Department of Public Policy and Strategy, Office of the Attorney General, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Cirenia Chavez Villegas, Consultant, UNDP and UNICEF
  • Elena Butti, Global Youth Empowerment Specialist, War Child
  • Theo Di Castri, PhD Candidate, Cambridge University


  • Mario Novelli, Professor and Director, Centre for International Education, University of Sussex
  • Maria Alejandra Velez, Director, Centro de Estudios sobre Seguridad y Droga, Universidad de los Andes

The webinar will include a moderated Q&A.

Registration is free and easy using the link above, limit 500 participants. Once you register, a unique join URL will be sent to your email. The webinar will also be livestreamed on the INEE Facebook page. A recording of the webinar will be shared on the INEE website for those who cannot join live.

If you have any questions about the webinar, contact journal@inee.org.