Large-Scale Violence and Its Aftermaths Summer Institute

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Large-Scale Violence and Its Aftermaths Summer Institute 
Kean University | June 25-29, 2017

Kean University's Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocides Studies Program, along with the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation and Cardozo Law School’s Benjamin Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, invites scholars, practitioners and human rights advocates to a multi-day summer institute in June, titled Large-Scale Violence and Its Aftermaths.

Sunday-Monday, June 25-26: Conference to Explore Large-Scale Violence in the United States 

Tuesday-Thursday, June 27-29: Working Groups to Examine Large-Scale Violence around the World 

Participants of the summer institute will explore tested and contested means of dealing with collective violence and atrocities against vulnerable communities, including crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide. Non-state, civil-society alternatives that could secure and/or transform future societies will also be examined. 

Keynoting the Institute are Pablo de Greiff, Colombian Human Rights activist and UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, and Fania E. Davis, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth.

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Early-Bird Registration Fees available through May 15, 2017. Registration fees increase by 25% after that date.