Weissberg Fall Forum in Human Rights
Monday, September 23, 2013
4:00 pm: Career Panel on Human Rights: These panels, held each year, help current students anticipate the kinds of courses and experiential activities they will want to pursue in order to prepare for careers related to human rights and identify post-graduation activities.
- Kelly Allen'11, W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice, Oakland, CA
- Rebecca Schaeffer'08, Church World Services-Durham Immigration and Refugee Program, Durham, NC
- Elli Simon'07, America Works, Washington, DC
- Melany Williams'09, He Dog School, Rosebud Reservation, SD
Location: Porter-Brown Auditorium, Science Center Room 150.
Reception to follow at 5 pm in Science Center Atrium
8:00 pm: Lecture on Afghanistan by Paul Fishstein'76, visiting Fellow at the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University
The 2013 Weissberg Fall Forum Lecture, "Challenges for Humanitarianism in Post-2001 Afghanistan: Competing or Complementary Mandates?” will focus on the dilemmas and challenges confronted by humanitarian and development organizations operating alongside military forces in the politically-charged environment of the U.S. intervention in Afghanistan. A graduate of Beloit College in English Literature and Education, Paul Fishstein received a M.Sc. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Maryland College Park. Read a recent article by Dr. Fishstein here: Winning Hearts and Minds? Examining the Relationship between Aid and Security in Afghanistan.
Location: Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall