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Other BC and Area Events

Fr. Raymond G. Helmick, S.J., Inaugural Memorial Lecture

Religion and Conflict Transformation

Sunday, December 11, 2016
2:00-3:30 PM (Reception following)
Devlin 101 (Admissions Auditorium)

For more information please contact:

Prof. John J. Michalczyk (



Center for Human Rights and International Justice; Faith, Peace and Justice Program

Film Studies Program; Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries; Knights of the Holy Sepulcher

Rotary Club of Scituate, MA; Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

See Religion and Conflict Transformation flyer here.


2016-17 Cambridge Health Alliance Global Health and Human Rights Seminar

All sessions will take place from 12-1:00 p.m.
Room 4-B-11 (to the right when exiting the elevator)
Central Street Health Center, 4th floor
Cambridge Health Alliance
26 Central Street Somerville, MA 02143


December 19, 2016

Amahl A. Bishara, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Tufts University
ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Palestinian Resistance in a West Bank Refugee Camp


January 23, 2017

Stephenie A. Young, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Associate Professor, English Department, Salem State University

Visual representations of forensic materials from mass graves shaping narratives of memorialization and truth in post-conflict settings


February 13, 2017

Nafisa Halim, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Intimate Partner Violence in Bangladesh


March 20, 2017

Noora A. Lori, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of International Relations, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University

Labor migration, national identity and human rights in the Persian Gulf


May 15, 2017

Dara Kay Cohen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

The use of rape during civil conflict