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Elon to host Conference on International Law

The Feb. 25 conference will focus on "War Crimes, Human Rights, and Immigration."

Scholars of law, history and political science, as well as lawyers and activists from across the country and world will participate in the conference.

Angolan human rights activist, Rafael Marques de Morais, will deliver a keynote address titled, "Diamond Extraction and Crimes Against Humanity in Northeast Angola.”

A number of Elon graduates from the History & Geography Department and School of Law will deliver papers at the conference.

Four panels at the conference will explore:

  • Human Rights and Asylum in Today’s World
  • Human Rights, Corruption, and Poverty
  • War and the Question of Command Responsibility
  • The Global Dimension of War Crimes and Genocide

Click here to download a flyer for the conference, including a detailed timeline and list of participants.

Elon University School of Law
201 N. Greene St.
Greensboro, N.C.

Date and Time:
Saturday, February 25
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

This event is open to all members of the Elon community.

Attendance includes continental breakfast buffet and lunch.

RSVP required by emailing Jane Law at jlaw@elon.edu.

The conference is sponsored by the following schools, departments, programs and organizations of Elon University: School of Law, the College of Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa, the Departments of History & Geography, Political Science, Black History Month, and the Programs in German Studies, International Studies, Law & Humanities, and Prelaw.

Contact Person: Dr. David Crowe, School of Law / Department of History and Geography.

Philip Craft,
3/1/2012 11:14 AM