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Month: September 2009

  • Israeli Teenagers on Military Service

    Israeli Teenagers Speak About the Israeli Occupation. Wednesday, October 7, 2009 4:00 p.m. Science Center 101 The “Why We Refuse” Tour is a national tour of two Israeli women who are visiting the United States to speak about their experiences as conscientious objectors in the Israeli army. Maya Wind and Netta Mishly are part of…

  • Making Memories and Reconstructing Icons through the American Vernacular

    The Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict presents a lecture by Jonathan Hyman Documentary Photographer 9/11 Murals and Tattoos: Making Memories and Reconstructing Icons through the?American Vernacular Hyman’s photographs of public expressions in response to 9/11 have been exhibited at Ground Zero by the National September 11 Memorial Museum, at the National Constitution…

  • Redefining Heritage in Multi-Cultural Societies: The next generation as primary stake holders in conflict resolution

    Redefining Heritage in Multi-Cultural Societies: The next generation as primary stake holders in conflict resolution A lecture by Sudarshan Seneviratne 2010-2011 Cornell Visiting Professor Directior, Central Cultural Fund (UNESCO) Professor of Archaeology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Monday, September 14 7:00 p.m. Scheuer Room

  • When CSI Has a Broader Purpose: Using Forensics to Investigate Human Rights Violations Internationally

    A guest lecture by Mercedes Doretti “When CSI Has a Broader Purpose: Using Forensics to Investigate Human Rights Violations Internationally” Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 4:15 p.m. in the Scheuer Room co-sponsored by the Lang Center, Latin American Studies, and Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Training for Change workshops Spring 2010: Accepting applications now.

    ORGANIZING SKILLS INSTITUTE – Spring 2010 [information from Training for Change. For more information on all workshops, please visit http://www.trainingforchange.org/workshops] This new joint project with Swarthmore College is a semester-long institute to teach core organizing skills. It is for activists looking for more than a 101 intro to organizing. It includes three weekend workshops plus…

  • NEW Research Seminar: Strategy and Nonviolent Struggle, a global database

    NEW COURSE IN PEACE & CONFLICT STUDIES OFFERED BY GEORGE LAKEY PEAC 071B Research Seminar:Strategy and Nonviolent Struggle Mondays 1:15 – 4:00, Lang Center Conference Room WHAT IF activists around the world who want to be more effective could turn to a database of actual cases, to get ideas for creative nonviolent strategies and tactics?…