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The Schell Center organizes frequent panels, lectures, and conferences on human rights topics.  Major events include the Human Rights Workshop: Current Events and Issues and the annual Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Symposium.  To see the list of 2012-2013 events, click here.


MONDAY, MARCH 24, 6:10 (ROOM 128)
Sarah Thompson, Executive Director, Christian Peacemaker Teams
“Building Partnerships to Transform Violence and Oppression: The Story of Christian Peacemaker Teams”

Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Symposium:  Human Rights in the Streets
Yale Law School, Room 129 - Open to the General Public
Click here for full program.

MARCH  31 - 1:30 5:30 PM
Yale Symposium on the 20th Anniversity of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda
Luce Hall Auditoriaum, 34 Hillhous Ave., New Haven, CT

1:30   Panel on  The International Legacies of the Genocide (featuring Edward Luck ,former Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations for the Responsibility to Protect; James Traub, New York Times Magazine contributing writer; and Zachary Kaufman, Schell Center and Genocide Studies Program fellow).

3:30   Prayer in Remembrance (Jan Holton, Associate Professor, Yale Divinity School)

3:40   Panel on The Genocide’s Legacies in Rwanda (featuring Yvette Rugasaguhunga , Second Counselor at the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda to the United States; Taylor Krauss, founder of Voices of Rwanda; Consolee Nishimwe author of Tested to the Limit¬A Genocide Survivor’s Story of Pain, Resilience, and Hope; Joseph A. Olzacki, University of Hartford).

Sponsored By: The Genocide Studies Program, the Orville Schell Center for International Human Rights, and the Council on African Studies, Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.

Open To: General Public