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Weissberg Chair previews tonight’s lecture

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Diego Garcia-Sayan will discuss "Current Challenges to Democracy and Human Rights in Latin America”

MEDIA CONTACT: Hilary Dickinson at or 608-363-2849

Weissberg Chair in International Studies Diego Garcia-Sayan will give his keynote lecture tonight (Friday, April 12) at 8 p.m. in Eaton Chapel.  Free and open to the public, the lecture is titled "Current Challenges to Democracy and Human Rights in Latin America.”

Garcia-Sayan previews his lecture in a video interview here.   

Garcia-Sayan also served as a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “At Issue” show on Wednesday when he discussed human rights and transitional justice in Latin America, as well as the prospects for democratic transition in the region. Click here to listen to the interview.

For more information on Garcia-Sayan and the Weissberg Chair in International Studies, click here.