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April 2014

Advocacy for Policy Change: Present and Defend (4/29)
The students of Advocacy for Policy Change (LGLS 161b) will present the legal advocacy projects they developed over the course of the semester.

Strategic Action in African Regional Courts (4/3) 
Nicole de Silva, PhD candidate in political science at Oxford University, spoke in the fourth and final of a series of lectures by young academics and practitioners in the field of international justice.

March 2014

Rule of Law and Development in Africa (3/27)
Emily Strauss, Special Counsel with Lawyers Without Borders, spoke as part of of a series of lectures by young academics and practitioners in the field of international justice. Read more.

Inaugural Richman Distinguished Fellowship in Public Life Lecture: Angela Glover Blackwell (3/25)
Angela Glover Blackwell, the founder and chief executive officer of PolicyLink, delivered the inaugural Richman Distinguished Fellowship in Public Life Lecture. Her talk was titled "All-In for an America That Works for All." Additional info at BrandeisNOW.

February 2014

The International Criminal Court and the Politics of Justice in Africa (2/24)
Dr. Alana Tiemessen, a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Chicago Department of Political Science, addressed students and staff as part of a series of lectures by young academics and practitioners in the field of international justice.

'DEIS Impact, annual festival of social justice (2/1-2/10)
The third annual 'DEIS Impact "festival of social justice" explored social justice on the Brandeis campus, in Waltham and around the world, with 50+ events within ten days as part of a unique collaboration between the Student Union and the Ethics Center. Photos, videos, and summaries of events here.

January 2014

On Knife's Edge: the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia's Impact on Civilian Violence (1/23)
Jacqueline McAllister, PhD candidate in political science at Northwestern University, a visiting professor at Wellesley College and the Spring 2014 Ethics Center Fellow, spoke in the first of a series of lectures by young academics and practitioners in the field of international justice.

A short film from the Acting Together project accepted to Culture Unplugged, online film festival
"Dijana Milosevic: Performing Truth in the Face of Denial", part of the Acting Together project of the Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts, was accepted to online film festival Culture Unplugged. The film describes the response of Dah Theatre to civil war in the former Yugoslavia, and its role in supporting Serbian citizens. 

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