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Genocide and its Aftermaths: Lessons from Rwanda, Public Conference

Date: 04/16/2014

Time: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Location: Cowles Auditorium Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Cost: Free

Description:

Genocide and its Aftermaths: Lessons from Rwanda
A Series of Events to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda

Sponsorship made possible in part by the Ohanessian Endowment Fund for Justice and Peace Studies of The Minneapolis Foundation.

April 16, 17, 19, 2014
University of Minnesota

The Institute for Global Studies, The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Human Rights Program are hosting three days of events to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994. The events will include a public conference, a student conference, and a K-16 teacher workshop. The objectives of the commemorative events are: promoting public understanding of what happened in Rwanda, discussing the immediate responses of the international community to the violence, and analyzing the long-term consequences that the cataclysmic failure to prevent the genocide had on international policy and action.

APRIL 16:  Public Conference
8:30am-8:30pm
Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
7:00pm Keynote: Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide 

Please visit http://hrp.cla.umn.edu/events/lessonsfromrwanda.html for more information. 

Contact:

  • Name: Kaela McConnon
  • E-mail: mccon117@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-626-8384
  • Sponsored by: Global Studies, Human Rights Program, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Sociology, French & Italian, College of Education and Human Development, History, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, African American & African Studies, Program in Human Rights and Health

More information: http://z.umn.edu/igslessonsfromrawanda

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Kaela McConnon at mccon117@umn.edu.

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