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Tue, 02/27/2024 - 09:12

Each spring, the HRHA program hosts a week of events called Violence and Extremism Prevention Week, or, as we're calling it this year, A Week for Peace. We'll be sharing a lot about them on our Instagram @hrha_unl, so follow and engage with us!

Contact Julia Reilly with any questions.

March 4, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Louise Pound Hall 34
e’ll screen the documentary 20 Days in Mariupol from . A winner of the BAFTA Award for Best Documentary, and a nominee for the Academy Award in the same category, it is the only footage taken by war correspondents trapped in Mariupol during the Russian siege in February and March 2022. There are graphic scenes of death and loss, and we will have self-care and stress relief resources available. Learn more

March 5, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Bessey 117
oin the School of Global Integrative Studies biweekly Research Seminar and Social as Drs. Emira Ibrahimpašić and Julia Reilly deliver a talk on their ongoing research on the history of refugee resettlement in Nebraska. Learn more

March 6, 1:00-4:00 p.m.Louise Pound Hall 103
Learn how to write letters advocating for policy change on issues you care about. We will have all the supplies you need, tutorials on how to write effective letters, and resources from Amnesty International for you to learn more about ongoing human rights issues, and how you can make a difference. Learn more

March 812:00-1:30 p.m., Oldfather Hall 827
at lunch with expert faculty on human rights as we walk through the week’s headlines and interpret what is happening in the world in terms of human rights protection and promotion. The conversation will be driven by your interest and curiosity, and we hope to build a community of those who care about human rights issues worldwide. Please register here to help us order the best food for you. Learn more