Sarah Glidden: Rolling Blackouts - Im Schatten des Krieges. Reportages from Syria, Iran and Turkey

  • International Institute for Peace 5 Möllwaldplatz Wien, Wien, 1040 Austria

Cartoonist and journalist Sarah Glidden accompanies two reporters as they research potential stories on the effects of the Iraq War on the Middle East and, specifically, the war’s refugees.

SARAH GLIDDEN was born 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts. She studied drawing and painting at the university of Boston. 2006 she started to draw her first comics. Her first novella “How to understand Israel in 60 days or less” was published in the USA by the famous comic company Vertigo. The self-published mini comics she made about that experience won her a 2008 Ignatz Award for "Promising New Talent”. The reportages of Sarah Glidden are published in various US magazines and newspapers as well as on online portals.

Moderator:

Heinz Gärtner                         (IIP, International Institute for Peace, University of Vienna)

 

Discussant:

Sarah Glidden                        Journalist and Cartoonist

Cengiz Günay                        (OIIP, Austrian Institute for International Politics)

Hannes Swoboda                   (IIP, International Institute for Peace)