From our friends at Haverford and including our own Prof. Krista Thomason
Upcoming GPPC / Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium event:
Author Meets Critics:
Jill Stauffer’s Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard
- Macalester Bell (Bryn Mawr)
- Robert Bernasconi (Penn State)
- Yannik Thiem (Villanova)
- Krista Thomason (Swarthmore)1:00: Welcome, cookies, coffee and tea.
1:15: Krista Thomason, Swarthmore College
1:45: Yannik Thiem, Villanova University
2:15: short break
2:30: Macalester Bell (Bryn Mawr College)
3:00: Robert Bernasconi (Penn State University)
3:30: Jill Stauffer (Haverford College)
4:30: Wine and cheese reception
Event sponsored jointly by the Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium and Haverford College’s Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program.
Confronting War Crimes in the Middle East and Africa
A conversation with Sofia Candeias, international lawyer and member of the United Nations Team of Experts on Sexual Violence and the Rule of Law
Friday, February 17th, 2017
4:30 pm Kohlberg 115
Come listen to intimate reflections of those working on the front lines of today’s conflict and post-conflict contexts. In “Reflections from the Field”, a new speaker series at Swarthmore, diplomats, journalists,
activists, and humanitarians will discuss what they do, why they do it and how they came to do it.
An international lawyer and member of the UN Team of Experts on Sexual Violence and the Rule of Law, Sofia Candeias’ work focuses on the promotion
of accountability for sexual violence crimes. In her current role, she covers the global refugee crisis, with a special focus on Iraq and Syria, as well as the Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo and
Prior to joining the UN Team of Experts, Sofia was the Criminal Justice Coordinator at the International Center for Transitional Justice where she focused on supporting national efforts on the investigation and prosecution of international crimes in Colombia, Congo, Ivory Coast, Tunisia and Uganda. She has held posts with the UN in Congo, was a member of the Legal Advisory Section of the War Crimes Chamber in Sarajevo, and served as a Legal Officer with the Serious Crimes Unit in UNMISET in East Timor. Sofia began her career in 2003 at the newly established International Criminal Court.
Sponsored by the Department of Political Science, Global Affairs Program at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, and Peace and Conflict