Fall 2011 Events

Fall 2011 Global Challenges Speaker Series
Oil, Technology, and Environment
Film Screenings / Speaker Series
Details
(view poster)

Fall 2011 Teach-In Speaker Series
Women, Culture, and Human Rights
(Details)

Fall 2011 DGA Colloquium
Peacebuilding
(details)
 

Thursday, July 7, 2011
6-8pm
Bosnian Genocide Week 2011: Srebrenica
Film Screenings and Memorial Quilt
Dana Room
4th Floor, Dana Library
Details

Thursday, September 15, 2011
10:00-11:20am
Skype Lecture
Soofia Asad
Silent Voices: Photography and Women's Issue in Pakistan
Artist in Residence, Bangkok Picture Gallery
Hill Hall 106

Thursday, September 22, 2011
10:00-11:30am
Film Screening
Good Fortune
Hill Hall 106

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
2:30-4:00pm
Reading as part of RU Student Veterans Organization Reception
Loon, A Marine Story
Jack McLean
Author & Director
CGHR Program on War, Remembrance, and Return
Essex Room 231
Paul Robeson Campus Center
(view poster

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
2.30-4.00pm
Panel Discussion
"Is Good Governance a prerequisite to Development? Perspectives from
Afghanistan, India and Pakistan"

Niki Shah, GDI/CGHR (moderator)
Dr. Geeta Chainani, Director of Pakistan Programs, Life Bridge US
Mike Hoverter, Democracy and Governance Practice Leader, The QED Group, LLC
Roopal Shah, Co-Founder, Indicorps
Sunita Vishwanath, Founder, Women for Afghanistan
Dana Room, 4th Floor
Dana Library, Rutgers University-Newark
(view poster)

Thursday, September 22, 2011
10:00-11:30am
Film Screening
Good Fortune
Hill Hall 106

Thursday, September 15, 2011
10:00-11:20am
Skype Lecture
Soofia Asad
Silent Voices: Photography and Women's Issue in Pakistan
Artist in Residence, Bangkok Picture Gallery
Hill Hall 106

Thursday, September 29, 2011
10:00-11:20am
Skype Lecture
Aniket Shah
Human Rights in a Multi-Polar World
Investec
Hill Hall 106

Monday, October 3, 2011
6-8pm
Otobo Ejeviome
Director and Deputy Head
Peacebuilding Support Office, United Nations
UN Preparation and Response for Peacebuilding
Engelhard 215

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
2:30-3:50pm
Film Screening
"The End of Suburbia"
Dana Room
4th Floor, Dana Library

Thursday, October 6, 2011
7:30-9pm
Lecture and Book Discussion
Ara Papian
Former Armenian Ambassador to Canada
Unfolding the Unknown Pages of the U.S.-Armenian Relationship: President Wilsons' Arbitral Award as a Remedy to the Armenian Genocide
Engelhard Hall 100 Auditorium
(view poster)

Monday, October 10, 2011
2:30-4:00pm
Lecture/Demo on Cambodian History, Culture, and Dance
Celestial Grace: Symposium on Cambodian Dance & Culture
Third Floor Dance Theater
Paul Robeson Campus Center
350 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd., Rutgers Newark
(view poster)

Monday, October 10, 2011
7pm-9pm
A Concert by The Angkor Dance Troupe
Bradley Hall Theater
1110 Warren Street
(view poster)

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
10:00am-11:20am
Lecture and Preview Film Screening (Women War and Peace-PBS Series)
Alma Osmanovic
Federation of Balkan American Associations
Women and War: The Voices of Bosnian Women
Hill Hall 106

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
10:00pm-11:30pm
CGHR Sponsored Film Viewing/Discussion: Women War and Peace Series Episode 1 "I came to Testify"
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/women-war-and-peace
7th Floor Lounge University Square Dormitory (Pizza Served!)
155 University Avenue
Newark NJ 07102

Thursday, October 13, 2011
10-11:20am
Skype Lecture
Students Helping Honduras
Shin Fujiyama
Co-Founder, Students Helping Honduras
Hill Hall 106

Monday, October 17, 2011
6-8pm
Kimberly Theidon
Anthropology, Harvard University
Speaking of Silences: Common Sense, Gender and War in Colombia
Engelhard 215

Thursday, October 20, 2011
10-11:20am
Film Screening and Discussion with Director
In My Lifetime
Robert E. Frye
Filmmaker and Director/Producer
Engelhard Hall 201

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
2:30-4:00pm
Hon. Max Cleland
Former U.S. Senator from Georgia (1997-2003)
Secretary, American Battle Monuments Commission 
War, Remembrance, and Return
Paul Robeson Gallery
Robeson Campus Center
(poster, tba)
(NPR interview)

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
12:25-2:00pm
Andrew Cayley
International Co-Prosecutor
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Prosecuting Mass Atrocities Thirty Years On: The Khmer Rouge Tribunal
Justice Robert N. Wilentz Appellate Courtroom
Center for Law and Justice, Room 122

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
2:30-3:50pm
Film Screening
"A Crude Awakening"
Engelhard Hall 209

Thursday, October 27, 2011
10-11:20am
Skype Lecture
Human Traffiking in Southeast Asia
Mickey Chootha and Laura Philip
Photojournalist
Founder, Children's Origination of Southeast Asia (COSA)
Hill Hall 106

Monday, October 31, 2011
11:30am-1:30pm
Lecture
Edward Mortimer
Senior Vice-President and Chief Program Office, Salzburg Global Seminar
Director of Communications to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan
Using the Past to Influence the Future: Holocaust Education and Genocide Prevention
Paul Robeson Gallery
Robeson Campus Center

Thursday, November 3, 2011
2:30-4:30pm
Film Screening
"What a Way to Go"
Dana Room
4th Floor, Dana Library 

November 7, 2011
11:30am-1:30pm
Dr. Eugene Richardson
Tuskekee Airman Presentation
Paul Robeson Campus Center
Bergen Rooms #255-57

Monday, November 7, 2011
6-8pm
Irina Carlota Silber
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, City College of New York
Building Peace from the Immigrant Margins: Postwar Lives of Salvadoran Revolutionaries
Engelhard 215

Thursday, November 10, 2011
10-11:20am
Lecture
Dining with the Traffickers: Debunking the Myths of Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia
Natalie Jesionka
Journalist and Researcher
Director, Human Rights Program, CGHR
Hill Hall 106

Thursday, November 17, 2011
10-11:20am
Lecture
Gendered Perspectives on Homelessness and Human Rights
Regan Mumolie
Rescue Mission of Trenton
Hill Hall 106

Monday, November 21
6-8pm
Bob Zuber
Director, Civilian Protection / UNEPS
Global Action to Prevent War and Armed Conflict
Woman as Solutions to – and Victims of – the Threat and Aftermath of Atrocity Crimes
Engelhard 215

Monday, November 28, 2011
6-8pm
Joanna Regulska
Women’s and Gender Studies
Vice-President for International and Global Affairs
Rutgers, New Brunswick
Gendered Displacement: The Case of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Republic of Georgia
Engelhard 215

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
2:30-4:00pm
Roundtable
Examining the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership: implications for Developmment and the South Asian Region
Dana Room
4th Floor, Dana Library

Thursday, December 1, 2011
10-11:20am
Film Screening
The Yes Men Fix the World
Hill Hall 106

Monday, December 5, 2011
6-8pm
Lecture
James Howard Kunstler
The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
Dana Room
4th Floor, Dana Library

Monday, December 12, 2011
6-8pm
Isaias Rojas-Perez
Anthropology, Rutgers University
Fragments of Soul: Law, Transitional Justice, and Mourning in Post-War Peru
Engelhard 100