Upcoming event: Ryerson Conference on Preventing Atrocities
Date: February 12, 2013 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presenting: Jeremy Kinsman, Clint Curle, Michael Abramowitz, Stefanie Frease, Jill Sinclair, Frank Chalk, and Kyle Matthews
Location: George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, Ryerson University
245 Church Street, The Sears Atrium (upper floor), Toronto, ON, Canada
Event Description: Ryerson University is pleased to present a special conference on the prevention of atrocities, featuring some of the top experts in North America on various dimensions of the topic.
Jeremy Kinsman - former Canadian Ambassador, Director of Democracy Support project for the Community of Democracies, and Visiting Distinguished Diplomat at Ryerson University
Clint Curle - Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Michael Abramowitz - U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for the Prevention of Mass Atrocities
Stefanie Frease - professor, University of Washington, independent consultant, and former Special Advisor to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and investigator for the ICTY
Jill Sinclair - Assistant Deputy Minister for Policy, Department of National Defence and ex-Executive Director of the R2P Commission
Robert LaGamma – President, Council for a Community of Democracies, Washington, D.C.
Frank Chalk - Director of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University
Kyle Matthews - Senior Deputy Director, Will to Intervene Project, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University
Admission: This event is free and all are welcome at any time; light refreshments will be served.
This event is generously sponsored by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Canadian International Council, and Ryerson University.
It is organized and hosted by the Department of History at Ryerson University, the Ryerson History Society student union, and the International Issues Discussion (IID) series at Ryerson University.
See full event details here.