Conference Schedule

 

8:30 - 8:55 - Check-in/light breakfast/time to visit information tables

9:00 - 9:05 - Opening/welcome by WVC President Brad Davis

Definition:  Historicizing and Explaining Why Genocides Happen? 

9:05 - 9:10 - Prefatory Remarks by Tim Kelly

9:10 - 10:00 - "Is There a World History of Genocide?"

Memory and Remembrance:  Exploring the Impact and Legacy of Genocide 

10:00 - 10:20 - "Music and the Holocaust"

10:20 - 10:30 - Coffee break/visit information tables

10:30 - 11:45 - Panel:  "Genocide Survivors Bear Witness" (Moderated by Rabbi Philip Ohriner of Congregation Beth David)

11:45 - 12:30 - "Mobile LUNCH"/visit information tables/Performance by the San Jose Raging Grannies

12:30 - 12:45 - "The Poetry of Survival"

12:45 - 2:20 - Panel:  "Children of the Survivors" (Moderated by Tim Kelly)

2:20 - 2:30 - Coffee break/time to visit information tables

Taking Action:  Preventing Genocide and Fostering Social Justice

2:30 - 2:40 - Winner of the "Genocide and Its Legacies" student speech contest

2:40 - 3:40 - Champa Patel, Head of the Asia Program of Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs in London and formerly of Amnesty International (introduced by Dr. Dulce Gray)

3:40 - 3:45 - Closing Remarks by Tim Kelly

 

 

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