Education in Humanitarian Law Course and Speaker Series

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Participants explored ethical and humanitarian issues of armed conflict, developed a better understanding of how humanitarian law protects life and human dignity, made connections between personal and global events, and left with a better understanding of the roles key players play in International Humanitarian Law. 

Supported by the U.S. Institute of Peace Public Education for Peacebuilding Support Initiative

The Speaker Series:

Thurs., Oct. 10 – An Introduction to the Law of Armed Conflict
Lt Col. Lanny Acosta, Jr., Chief and JAG Officer, Joint Base Lewis McChord

Thurs., Oct. 17 – Lessons and Legacies of the Vietnam War
Ed Mikel, Ph.D., Professor, Antioch University Seattle
Son Michael Pham, Founder/Director of Kids Without Borders

Mon., Oct. 21 – The Myth of Humane Warfare
Robert Crawford, Ph.D., Professor, University of Washington

Thurs., Oct. 31 – The Humanitarian Impact of Syrian Conflict on Jordan
Rita Zawaideh, Director, Salaam Cultural Museum

Thurs., Nov. 7 – A Congressional Reaction to the Goldstone Report on
the 2009 Invasion of Gaza
Hon. Brian Baird, Ph.D., President, Antioch University Seattle

Thurs., Nov. 14 – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Its Implications
Mark Russell, Ph.D. and Philip Cushman, Ph.D., Professors,
Antioch University Seattle

Thurs., Nov. 21 – The International Criminal Court: Critical Challenges in 2013
Frederick Lorenz, Ph.D., Lecturer, University of Washington

Thurs., Dec. 5 – Guantanamo Bay and US Policy
Jamie Mayerfeld, Ph.D., Professor, University of Washington

Thurs., Dec. 12 – A First-hand Look at a Refugee Camp in Malawi
Sarah Rothman, International Services Manager, American Red Cross

Thurs., Dec. 19  – Dealing With Violations in the DR Congo, Rwanda,
and Uganda
Ann Lewis, President, Cascade Global Consulting


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