2003 News Archive

December 2003

Center Affiliate Kanan Makiya cited in Saddam Hussein editorial(12/15/2003)

Former Brandeis International Fellow Shiranee Tilakawardane named Supreme Court Judge in Sri Lanka (12/15/2003)

Center mourns the loss of board member Paul Simon (12/10/2003)
Obituary from The New York Times: Paul Simon, former Senator from Illinois, dead at 75

Ethics and Coexistence Student Fellowship Celebration (12/03/2004)


November 2003

A Region Inflamed: The past; A paper trail follows Iraqi merchants of tyranny (11/24/2003)
The New York Times speaks with Kanan Makiya

Chief Justice Margaret Marshall, Center board member, authors the majority opinion for Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court landmark ruling on the protection of rights for same-sex unions (11/19/2003)

Escape From Slavery (11/18/2003)

Living on la Finca: Community Development from the Bottom Up (11/13/2003)

From Minas to Massachusetts (11/12/2003)
The Center hosts a humanities-based seminar on Brazilian immigration in cooperation with the Framingham State College Center for Global Education to explore the enormous influx of Brazilians in the last decade to the "Metro West" region.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood? Community in a Post-Conflict Nation (11/06/2003)


October 2003

Between Hope and Struggle: Dialogue in Sri Lanka and Israel (10/30/2003)

The Olympic Truce: An Ancient Peacebuilding Concept for Modern Troubled Times (10/29/2003)

Iraqi's optimism endures - Exiled leader urges crackdown on Ba'athists (10/23/2003)
The Boston Globe reports on Kanan Makiya, his work in Iraq, and his recent return to Brandeis

Rebuilding Iraq: Brandeis scholar offers insight into his native land (10/23/2003)
The News Tribune reports on Makiya's talk to members and guests of the Brandeis Community

Dissent and Conformity in American Political Culture (10/16/2003)

Beehive Collective Tour (10/16/2003)


September 2003

Literary Responses to Mass Violence (9/16/2003 - 9/18/2003)
Writers and scholars read from their works and considered theoretical models for understanding literary responses to mass violence.

. . And honoring the victims (09/11/2003)
Author and Center Board Member James Carroll reflects on the anniversary of September 11, 2001 in The Boston Globe

Path to Brandeis rooted amid Ireland's 'killing fields' for new coexistence master's program director (09/09/2003)
Fitzduff is newly arrived at Brandeis, where she is preparing to launch a master's program in conflict resolution and coexistence.

Does the wall also need to cut our campus in two? (09/01/2003)
An emergency appeal by Sari Nusseibeh, the Al-Quds University president and member of the Center's board

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