Insightful Article in the NY Times on Torture and Abuse

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/world/asia/us-still-sending-detainees-to-afghan-jails-rights-groups-say.html?ref=world

Davis Peace Prize and Karpf & Hahn Peace Prize Award Presentations

Are you interested in learning about the amazing work Brandeis students have done or are planning to do around the world to promote peace? Then come check out this year’s winners of the Davis and Karpf & Hahn Peace Prize Awards as they present their projects! Presenters will include Irfan Amali, who will be discussing his project titled, […]

Peace Prize Presentations

Interested in: Learning more about peace and coexistence? Hearing about the amazing work Brandeis students have done or are planning to do around the world to promote peace? Relaxing in the comfortable and cozy Peace Room? Then come check out the: Davis Peace Prize and Karpf + Hahn Peace Prize Award Presentations Where? The Peace […]

“Embracing Israel/Palestine” by Rabbi Michael Lerner

Rabbi Lerner, editor of Tikkun magazine, makes the case for why peace activists must be BOTH pro-Israel and pro-Palestine and that a lasting peace in the Middle East will only emerge if it fosters a transformation in the consciousness of both Israelis and Palestinians, and a triumph of the most loving and generous parts of the religious traditions […]

“Disrupting the Script” March 19, 2012

The “Disrupting the Script” conference will take place this coming Monday, March 19th. At the heart of the conference is a theater performance portraying a woman’s and her community’s reaction to her rape. This conference will help participants to disrupt the cultural scripts and narrative structures deeply embedded in our history that hinder justice for Black women who […]

Domestic Violence Symposium

Interested in participating in a campus-wide discussion concerning Domestic Violence? A Domestic Violence Symposium will take place on Thursday, March 8thfrom 5:45pm-8:30 pm in the Third Floor Art Gallery of the SCC. The goal of this symposium is to create a dialogue amongst the Brandeis and greater Waltham community to discuss community response to domestic violence.  We will have […]

Social Justice and the University: Perspectives from the U.S. and Abroad

Monday, March 12, 2012 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Mandel Center for the Humanities, Reading Room 303 Some say that universities are simply in the “knowledge business.” Others contend that a liberal arts education should propel students to action, particularly in the realm of social justice. What is the right answer for Brandeis University? As Brandeis […]

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