Dartmouth Events

No Concessions? Brittney Griner and U.S. Hostage Policy

What calculations go into prisoner exchanges? How best to respond to political kidnapping or hostage-taking?

Monday, March 6, 2023
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Room 002, Rockefeller Center
Intended Audience(s): Public

For many Americans, these questions came into focus on Dec. 8, when the Russian government released WNBA star Brittney Griner in exchange for arms dealer Viktor Bout. How should we think about this deal, or the larger diplomatic and international-relations culture that produced it?

Danielle Gilbert, Dickey Postdoctoral Fellow who wrote a prize-winning 2021
dissertation on political kidnapping, will help explain.

Monday, Monday March 6 at 5 pm in Rocky 2.

This event is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by the Political Economy Project and the Dickey

For more information, contact:
Henry Clark

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.