Reiff Center Events
Tuesday, September 2
Lessons from Ferguson: Race, Law Enforcement, and the Potential Abuse of Power
4:30 p.m., CNU Gaines Theater
Conference on Civic Movements and Democracy
8:30 am – 6:00 pm, CNU Freeman Centerr
This academic conference on civic movements and democracy seeks to explore the ways that citizens of all countries are able to make their voices heard for the common good. In fields as diverse as civil rights, the environment, the peace movement, women’s struggle for equality or the quest for world peace, active citizens have made an important impact on their societies by uniting together in civic movements for change.
Civic Movements and Democracy in Turkey - Dr. Ihsan Yilmaz, Department of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey
Local Ownership of Peacebuilding: What Iraq and the U.S. Can Learn from Each Other - Dr. Thomas Hill, Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Center for Global Affairs
The event is free and open to the public. If you would like to attend the keynote speakers and the luncheon, please register for the conference.
2014-15 Academic Year
2013-14 Academic Year
Challenges and Differences in Humanitarian and Human Rights Work: Case Studies From Colombia and Sahara
Speaker: Dr. Arancha Garcia Del Soto (Fundación Juan March and Fordham University)
Practical Peacebuilding: The Mali Experience
Speaker: Judy Buelow (U.S. State Department)
The World Through Arab Eyes
Speaker: Dr. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland
Co-sponsored with World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads
Screening of Hotel Rwanda (discussion led by Dr. Tina Kempin Reuter)
Co-sponsored with student clubs STAND and the Film Club
Conference on "The Arab Spring and its Aftermath"
Investigating War Crimes: Bringing Demons to Justice
Speaker: Dr. John Cencich, UN War Crimes Investigator and Professor and Director, Center for Criminological & Forensic Sciences, California University of Pennsylvania