History Workshop - Fall 2012

The topic for our Fall 2012 History Workshop speakers is Human Rights and Historical Responsibilities.


November 2, 2012
Legacies of Violence: Seeking Justice for Past Crimes Against Humanity in Cambodia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Beyond
Professor David Cohen, Professor of Law, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii
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October 5th, 2012
Right to Harm: Smoking, Gender, and Consumer Culture in Imperial Russia
Professor Tricia Starks, Associate Professor of History, Director of Graduate Studies, University of Arkansas
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September 21st, 2012
Was Lincoln the Great Emancipator? Reflections on the 150th Anniversary of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation
Professor Paul Finkelman, John Hope Franklin Visiting Professor, Duke Law School; McKinley Distinguished Professor, Albany Law School
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September 7th, 2012
Slavery & Silence: Rethinking the Somerset Decision and the American Revolution

Professor Marcus Daniel, Associate Professor of History, UHM Department of History

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July 4, 2012. Teddy bears parachute into Minsk, Belarus bearing messages calling for free speech and human rights. [Credit: www.studiototal.se/teddybears]