Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Fall Semester Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 20, 7 - 8:30 p.m: Kenneth Roth, Executive Director Human Rights Watch will speak at the IPJ.

Friday, September 21, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m: International Day of Peace Celebration at the IPJ. Learn about local organizations working for peace and social justice, including us. The symbolic dove release will take place at noon.

September 28-29th, 9am to 12pm/ 5pm to 6:30pm: Just War Theory and Terrorism debate at Warren Hall, featuring USD Law Professor Larry Alexander.

Thursday, October 4th, time TBD: International Criminal Court debate jointly hosted with the USD Federalist Society.

Thursday, October 4, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m:
Women Peace Makers Program at the IPJ, featuring Samia Bamieh from Palestine, Latifah Anum Siregar from Indonesia, Susana Tenjoh-Okwen from Cameroon and Irina Yanovskaya from Georgia. Cameroon and Irina Yanovskaya from Georgia.

Tuesday, October 9, 12:30 - 2:00
Susana Tenjoh-Okwen, mother, professor, community peace mediator and respected gender activist from Bamenda in the northwest of Cameroon, will share her story at the IPJ.

Thursday, October 11, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m: Samia Bamieh, mother, founding member of the International Women's Commission for a Just and Sustainable Palestinian-Israeli Peace and committee member assigned to draft a Palestinian constitution, will share her story at the IPJ.

Tuesday, October 16, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m:
Irina Yanovskaya, mother, journalist, lawyer, chair of the Journalists for Human Rights and one of the 1,000 women nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005, will share her story at the IPJ.

Thursday, October 18, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m: Latifah Anum Siregar, human rights lawyer, chair of the Alliance for Democracy in Papua and advocate for peace working in the complex tribal and migrant conflicts in Papua communities, will share her story at the IPJ

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