Oral History and Human Rights Documentation Conference (Mar. 25)

Testimony, Oral History, and Human Rights Documentation Conference

Friday, March 25, 2011
9:30 AM- 3:30 PM
Homer Babbidge Library, Video Theatre 2
University of Connecticut, Storrs

This special event will bring academics and practitioners to campus who
are currently engaged in oral history work on a variety of human rights
themes. The presentations are free and open to students, faculty, staff
and the general public. Registration is not necessary for the UConn
community. The event is sponsored by the Human Rights Institute, the
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, and the University of Connecticut
Libraries.

The conference features presentations by:

Mary Marshall Clark, Director of the Oral History Research Office at
Columbia University co-founder of the of the September 11, 2001 Oral
History Narrative and Memory Project

Daniel Rothenberg, Professor of Practice and Executive Director, Center
for Law and Global Affairs, Arizona State University, and former head of
the Iraq History Project

Lee Ann De Reus, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at Penn State
Altoona, who has interviewed women survivors of human rights abuses in
Chad and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Socheata Poeuv, Founder, Khmer Legacies, which documents stories from
the Cambodian genocide

More information is available at the Dodd Research Center’s website

A flyer for the event is available here.

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