Interview: Maria Armoudian on “Lawyers Without Borders”

25 October, 2021

Mischa Geracoulis interviews political historian Maria Armoudian about her newest book, Lawyers Beyond Borders, Advancing International Human Rights Through Local Laws and Courts. Read her review.

Maria Armoudian is the author of three books, Reporting from the Danger Zone: Frontline Journalists, Their Jobs and an Increasingly Perilous Future, Kill the Messenger: The Media’s Role in the Fate of the World and her most recent, Lawyers Beyond Borders : Advancing International Human Rights Through Local Laws and Courts. She is a lecturer at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, the host and producer of the syndicated radio program, The Scholars’ Circle. Follow her on Twitter @armoudian.

Mischa Geracoulis is a journalist and educator who serves as a contributing editor at The Markaz Review and on the editorial board of the Censored Press. Her teaching focuses on intersections among human rights education, critical media literacy, and ethics; and research topics include the Armenian Genocide and diaspora, press and academic freedoms, identity and democracy, and the multifaceted human condition. Her work has appeared in Middle East Eye, openDemocracy, The Guardian, Truthout, LA Review of Books, Colorlines, Gomidas Institute, and National Catholic Reporter, among others. She tweets at @MGeracoulis.

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