Other BC and Area Events
The process, services, challenges, and success stories
Thursday, October 27, 2016
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
McGuinn 521 • Boston College
CEU’s # 1.5
MOIRA LUCEY has spent more than 30 years working in the non-profit sector with organizations that provide services for refugees and immigrants to support integration and self-sufficiency. She has a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Lesley University. She began her work with refugees as an ESL teacher. She has worked to develop, implement and administer a wide range of programs and services contributing to local, state and national policy in the areas of refugee resettlement, workforce development and adult education. Her most recent work has been with the Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center which resettles refugees in Mass. through its affiliation with the Ethiopian Community Development Council. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the African Bridge Network.
Teach-In: Standing Rock Protests and Protective Actions
October 28 & 29, 2016
NAJARIAN LECTURE ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Justice & Equality: Inspiring Activism
Featured speaker: Harry Belafonte, Activist & Entertainer
Thursday, November 3, 2016
7:30 p.m. (doors at 6:45 p.m.)
Faneuil Hall, Boston
For more details: http://bit.ly/2ekwtSJ
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
November 21, 2016
Susan M. Akram, J.D.
Clinical Professor and Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Program, Boston University School of Law
The status and conditions of Tibetan refugees in India
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