The Barbara and Norman Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy, together with an array of co-sponsoring units and organizations, will hold the second annual conference on human rights, conflict resolution, nonviolence, and peace on February 28-29, 2008. The overall theme will be "Migration, Rights, and Identities: Examining the Range of Local and Global Needs." The conference will include two keynote addresses; an array of academic panel presentations and discussions; dialogues between campus and community; and an ongoing exhibit.
Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Utah, along with members of the wider community, are welcome. Eight distinguished scholars and experts from around the country and Canada will visit to share their ideas. Keynote addresses will be offered by philosopher Seyla Benhabib, of Yale University (on Thursday, noon, in Dumke Auditorium, UMFA), and sociologist Alejandro Portes, of Princeton University (on Friday, noon, in WPRA, second floor, OSH).
Guest: George Cheney, Professor, with Barbara L and Norman C Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights
Airs: Thursday Feb 14th
Taped: Wednesday February 6th, 2008
Date(s): Thu Feb 28th, 2008 - Fri Feb 29th, 2008
Time: call for details
Phone: +1 (801) 581-6751
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