Human Rights, Lesser Crimes, and Confronting Kosovo and Rwanda

October 25, 2017
12:15 PM
ASU Tempe campus - Coor Hall, Rm 4403 [4th floor]
Event Description: 

Works-in-Progress Lunch Seminar Series

Wednesday, OCT 25,  12:15 PM

"The Human Rights Ideal, the Marginalization of Lesser Crimes, and the Question of Confronting Kosovo Liberation Army and Rwandan Patriotic Front Atrocities" by Prof. Victor Peskin

Victor Peskin earned his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He currently serves as an associate professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at ASU and as a research fellow at the UC Berkeley Human Rights Center. His research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of international relations, comparative politics, and human rights. Peskin has published International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and Struggles for State Cooperation (Cambridge U Press, 2008), which was selected as a CHOICE 2008 Outstanding Academic Title, and Hiding in Plain Sight: The Pursuit of War Criminals from Nuremberg to the War on Terror (U of California Press, 2016) with Eric Stover and Alexa Koenig.

Moderator - Henry Thomson - Assistant Professor, ASU School of Politics and Global Studies 

Discussant - David Siroky - Asssociate Professor, ASU School of Politics and Global Studies

Discussant - Alan Simmons - Doctoral Student, ASU School of Politics and Global Studies

The event is cosponsored by the ASU Melikian Center and the ASU School of Politics and Global Studies. 

Lunch will be served.  So, please do RSVP by Friday, October 20, at noon.  

***A copy of the Peskin's paper under discussion will be distributed to those that RSVP.***