Center for Ethics
Upcoming Events and Future Programming
Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014
8:00 PM Seegers 113
A film Screening with Woodrow Wilson Fellow Caroll Boegert of Human Rights Watch
This documentary film, released by Netflix, was made by Ross Kauffman and Katy Chevigny and won the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Award for Cinematography in a U.S. Documentary. Following the film, Bogert will lead a Q and A session.
Anna, Ole, Fred and Peter are four members of the Emergencies Team - or E-Team - the most intrepid division of a respected, international human rights group (Human Rights Watch). Trained to deal with unfolding crises, the E-Team flies to hotspots all over the world as soon as allegations of human rights abuse surface. The documentary follows the E-Team members to Syria and Libya, where they uncover evidence of human rights violations. Cinematographer James Foley, who was murdered by ISIS in August 2014 contributed to the film.
Preliminary Spring Program:
Monday, January 19, 2015
10AM-3PM Seegers 111-112
Training for Change
An activism workshop for students, staff and members of the community. Training for Change will provide activist training for groups standing up for social, economic, and environmental justice through strategic nonviolence.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
7:30 PM Miller Forum, Moyer Hall
Eboo Patel is a member of President Barack Obama's inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships and president of the Interfaith Youth Corps. His work is centered on the idea that religion is a bridge of cooperation rather than a barrier of division, and concerns how civil discourse among different faiths can lead to substantial change. Co-sponsored by Chaplain's Office.
ca. Tuesday March 31, 2015
Amaney Jamal is Professor of Politics at Princeton University and director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. Her books include Barriers to Democracy, which explores the role of civic associations in promoting democratic effects in the Arab world. Jamal's talk will examine various aspects of civility and disobedience within Palestinian politics.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
7:30 PM Seegers Event Space
Donna Murch is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University. Her interests include the urban history of California and New York; Civil Rights, Black Power and postwar social movements; history of policing and prisons; and the political economy of drugs.