Title: A symposium on Perspectives on National Reconciliation in South Sudan: Lessons learnt from South Af
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 03-03-2014, 02:11 AM
A symposium on Perspectives on National Reconciliation in South Sudan: Lessons learnt from South Africa, Rwanda, and Sudan
Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, New York City
McMahon Hall, Room 109
Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Dr. David Bassiouni, The United Nations, New York City
Stephen Kuol, A former State Minister of Education, South Sudan
Sarah Cleto Rial, Sister’s Keeper, Boston
Dr. Akec Khoc, South Sudan Ambassador in Washington DC
David Deng, Director, Research Department, South Sudan Law Society
Jehanne Henry, Human Rights Watch, New York
Dr. Jok Madut Jok, Professor of History at Loyola Marymount University, and an Executive Director of the Sudd Institute, South Sudan
Dr. Amir Idris, Professor of African and Afr. Amer. Studies, Fordham University
The symposium is organized by the Department of African and African American Studies and co-sponsored by the International Studies Program, and the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham.
The symposium will discuss some of the challenges of political reconciliation and justice in South Sudan. Outstanding academics, policy makers, and human rights activists from South Sudan will debate possible ways of addressing these pivotal issues. They will offer a fresh vision and explore policy options for peace, democracy, and development in South Sudan. The symposium will conclude by offering possible alternative perspectives for an inclusive national and political reconciliation.
To RSVP, please email us at [email protected] , or call either (718) 817-3745 or (212) 636-6360.
Amir H. Idris, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Dept. of African and African American Studies
Fordham University (Lincoln Center Campus)
113 West 60th Street
New York, New York 10023
Email: [email protected]