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Students Study Human Rights in Northern Ireland Over Spring Break

Students visit the Omagh bombing memorial site with Michael Gallagher, chairperson of the Omagh Self Help and Support Group. Gallagher advocates nationally and internationally for a public inquiry into the bombing.

This year, 16 students of various majors and academic years packed their bags and their passports to embark on a nine-day visit to Northern Ireland for ANTH 4620/5620: Human Rights, Law and Justice in Northern Ireland. The Center for Law, Justice and Culture just completed its fourth successful spring break study abroad […]

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March 15, 2016 at 9:02 pmNews

Northern Ireland: Spring Break in Post-Conflict Society

Spring 2015 students on Shankill Road in Northern Ireland.

By Ellie Koewler ’15 For the third consecutive year, Dr. Haley Duschinski has led students on a Spring Break trip to Northern Ireland with Anthropology course ANTH 4620: Human Rights, Law, and Justice. The nine-day course examines the post-conflict society of Northern Ireland after “the Troubles” in the 1970s and […]

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April 21, 2015 at 1:48 pmIn Class

The Syrian Tragedy Four Years On | Bassam Haddad, April 9

Bassam Haddad

Four years after the start of the Syrian uprising, most Syrians find their fate hijacked by one of many undesirable options, where the lesser evil reigns supreme. In a lecture on “The Syrian Tragedy Four Years On,” Dr. Bassam Haddad addresses the causes and dynamics of the Syrian uprising turned […]

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April 1, 2015 at 10:00 pmEvents

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland, Info Session Sept. 23

Imagine spring break in the Emerald Isle. An information session for a spring break 2014 study abroad opportunity in Northern Ireland is Monday, Sept. 23, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Bentley 136. Northern Ireland is known for its rich cultural heritage, vibrant artistic traditions, and complex sociopolitical history. It is the land of enchantment—from […]

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September 19, 2013 at 6:57 pmEvents