Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Friday, February 20, 2015
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
The CIA and the Question of Torture: Reading the Senate Report on the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program
With the release by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence of a major study of the CIA’s detention and interrogation practices, Americans have been forced to confront some disturbing facts about U.S. interrogation techniques. To debate the significance of the Senate’s findings and to place them into broad historical context, the Great Issues program will host a public conversation with Richard Immerman, Frederick Hitz and Benjamin Wittes, three experts on the matter. The event will be webcast live and archived at Public seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Lunch will be available by RSVP only and will be served before the roundtable at 12:15 p.m. For lunch, please RSVP by Tuesday, February 17.
Contact: Stefanie Georgakis Abbott
Sponsor: Miller Center

Miller Center
Saturday, February 21, 2015
08:00 AM
American Red Cross IHL Workshop
Sponsor: Dean's Office

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
01:00 PM
Lunch Panel on the Extra-Territorial Application of the ICCPR
Panelists Maj. Matthew Lund and UVA Law professors Ashley Deeks and Mila Versteeg.
Contact: Donna-Maria Green
Sponsor: Human Rights Program

Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Fighting for Civil Rights, Fighting Against Anti-Semitism: Ken Marcus from the Brandeis Center for Human Rights
Kenneth L. Marcus, president and general counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, will speak about fighting anti-semitism on campus. Lunch will be served.
Contact: Danit Tal
Sponsor: Jewish Law Students Association; Brandeis Center for Human Rights

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
11:45 AM
"Nelson Mandela as a Statesman," a Lunch Panel with Richard Goldstone
Richard Goldstone, an adjunct professor at UVA Law, is the former chief prosecutor of the U.N. international criminal tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. He served as a judge in South Africa for 23 years, the last nine as a justice of the Constitutional Court.
Contact: Donna-Maria Green
Sponsor: Human Rights Program

Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
03:30 PM
"Challenges for the Inter-American System of Rights Protection," with Camilo Sanchez
Contact: Donna-Maria Green
Sponsor: Human Rights Program

Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
04:00 PM
"Recognizing the Rights of LGBT Communities Through U.S. Human Rights and Development Policy," with Mark Bromley '95
Mark Bromley is the council chair for The Council for Global Equality, an organization providing an American voice on international lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights concerns. He previously worked for Global Rights for 11 years.
Contact: Donna-Maria Green
Sponsor: Human Rights Program; Lambda Law Alliance

Purcell Reading Room
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