The Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Lecture

04/20/2021 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Please note this event is being broadcast in the Central Time Zone. 

Pearson Annual Lecture

The fourth annual Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Lecture will feature Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, Former Senior Mediation Adviser at the UN and Professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer became the world's first-ever female chief negotiator to sign a final peace accord when the government of the Philippines reached the 2014 agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. 

The Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson lecture series provides an opportunity to hear directly from leaders in international policy who have worked in peace and conflict.


  • This event is free and open to UChicago students, faculty, staff, and the general public. 
  • Registration is required. Webinar details and email reminders will be sent out in advance of the event start date.
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