Genocide in Darfur

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Sudan’s Defiance of International Human Rights – a Lecture given by Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Dr. Sharon Hutchinson, next March 26, 2007, at Seton Hill University.

Lecture and forum free and open to the public

The National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education and the JoAnne Boyle World Affairs Forum are proud to host a public lecture, “Genocide in Darfur: Sudan’s Defiance of International Human Rights,” by visiting scholar Dr. Sharon Hutchinson, 2005 Nobel Peace Prize nominee and professor, Department of Anthropology and African Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison. The lecture, followed by a question and answer session, will be held Monday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in Room 206 of the Administration Building on Seton Hill’s Greensburg, Pa. campus. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information on the lecture, please contact the National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education at 724-830-1033.

Dr. Sharon Hutchinson served with the U.S. State Department’s Civilian Protection Monitoring Team in the Sudan for four months in 2002/2003, during which time she reported extensively on the “oil-driven military violence conducted by the Government of Sudan in the Nuer and Dinka regions.” She has conducted field research in the area since 1980 and is the author of the book “Nuer Dilemmas: Coping with Money, War and the State” in addition to numerous research papers and articles on the Sudan and its people. Fluent in six languages, Dr. Hutchinson has spoken on her experiences and research all over the world. In addition to being named a Nobel Peace Prize nominee in 2005, Dr. Hutchinson has been the recipient of myriad awards from such prestigious organizations as the Harry F. Guggenheim Foundation, the Pew Evangelical Scholars Program, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. (full text).

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