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Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 3:30pm

IAS Thursdays | Memory, Trauma, and Human Rights at the Crossroads of Art and Science

Humphrey Forum, UMN West Bank
Free and open to the public

We are excited to copresent an international panel of experts giving short talks on their work, followed by a Q&A session, as part of the Memory, Trauma, and Human Rights at the Crossroads of Art and Science Interdisciplinary Conference, presented by the Memory, Trauma, and Human Rights at the Crossroads of Art and Science IAS Research and Creative Collaborative. This two-day international conference includes speakers, panels, film screenings, and opportunities for conversation.
Abigail Gewirtz (The John and Nancy Lindahl Leadership Professor in the Department of Family Social Science and the Institute of Child Development, and Director of the Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health, UofM)
Veronica Svetaz (Aquí para Ti/Here for You: Youth Development Program, Hennepin County/ UofM): "The Border is Everywhere: Tales from a Local MN Provider working with Transnational Families, while Growing One of Her Own"
Anna Miñarro (Clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, Spain): “Memory, Trauma and Disappeared Citizens After the Spanish Civil War, Dictatorship, and Transition (Pain from 1936 to 2019)”
Janet Dubinsky (Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UofM) “The Power of Neuroscience to Change Teacher Attitudes and Practice in Liberia”
This conference is made possible through the generous support of the College of Liberal Arts (Interdisciplinary Collaborative Workshop), the Institute for Advanced Study, the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Imagine Fund, GPS Alliance, the Departments of Art, History, Neuroscience, and Spanish & Portuguese Studies, the Institute for Global Studies, the Center for German & European Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport.


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