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October 1, 2017 at 10:54 pm

Center for International Studies Global Professional Development Series | David Crane, Oct. 6

OHIO alum David Crane receives an honrary doctorate degree from Interim President David Descutner. Photo by Ben Siegel

OHIO alum David Crane receives an honrary doctorate degree from Interim President David Descutner. Photo by Ben Siegel

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture encourages all to attend the fall 2017 Keynote Address of the Center for International Studies Global Professional Development Series on Friday, Oct. 6, at 12:30 p.m. in Baker Center 240/242.

 

Also join the center for an informal discussion with Ohio University alum David Crane about his expertise in international justice and the war in Syria on Friday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. in the Center for Law, Justice & Culture. Refreshments will be served!

Crane is a professor of practice at Syracuse University College of Law. From 2002 to 2005, Crane was the founding Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, an international war crimes tribunal, appointed to that position by Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan.

The keynote speech will be delivered at 12:30 p.m. by Crane. An alumni panel will begin at 1 p.m. and will feature Ohio University alumni Bethany George, Omar Kurdi and Judi Crane The panel will be moderated by Dr. Ghirmai Negash, who serves as the director of the African Studies Program in the Center for International Studies and as a professor of English and post-colonial literature in the College of Arts & Sciences.

The panel will focus on “The Global Professional in Today’s World.”

About David Crane

Crane earned a bachelor’s degree in History in 1972 and a master’s in African Studies in 1973 from Ohio University, and he was presented an Honorary Doctorate of Letters Degree from OHIO at the Graduate Commencement on April 28, 2017. He earned a J.D. from Syracuse University in 1980 and is now one of the world’s international law experts. Crane is the founder and vice president of the “I am Syria” campaign, which educates the world on the Syrian Conflict. He also founded “Impunity Watch,” a law review journal and news reporting site that caters to government officials, non-governmental organizations and international lawyers.

Making and Breaking the Law logoThis event is sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, and the Making and Breaking the Law Theme.

 

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