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Facing State Violence: Truth, Justice, & Healing

Saturday, November 17, 2007
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Event Type:
Sandra Schwartz
415-565-0201 x 24
Location Details:
Pacific School of Religion
1798 Scenic Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709

Facing State Violence: Truth Justice and Healing
For activists, practitioners, and students concerned about state violence and redressing its effects-educators, human rights advocates, journalists, legal advocates, therapists and trauma counselors. All welcome!

Sponsored by:
American Friends Service Committee
Amnesty International USA
California Institute for Integral Studies
Center for Justice and Accountability
Facing History and Ourselves
Institute for Redress and Recovery at Santa Clara University
Pacific School of Religion/PANA
RockRose Institute
Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center
Survivors International
Veterans Speakers Alliance
...and others

Plenary Speakers Include:
Laurel Fletcher, Director, UC Berkeley Boalt Hall Law School International Human Rights Law Clinic
Banafsheh Akhlaghi, Civil Rights Attorney and Founder, National Legal Sanctuary for Community Advancement Gerald Gray, Founder, Center for Justice and Accountability, Institute for Redress and Recovery, psychosocial consultant to the International Criminal Court
Adam Hochschild, Author of King Leopold's Ghosts and Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves,Milton Reynolds, Program Manager, Facing History and Ourselves
Nancy Hollander, Chair, Research Psychoanalyst Committee at the Psychoanalytic Center of California
Beth van Schaack, Assistant Professor, Santa Clara Law School
Uwe Jacobs, Clinical Director, Survivors International
Matt Eisenstadt, Former Legal Director, Center for Justice and Accountability
Yuri Kochiyama, Former WWII Japanese-American internment camp detainee, activist, Nobel Peace Prize nominee
Alicia Partnoy, Former Argentine 'Dirty War' detainee and torture survivor

Workshops include:
Risks of Truth-telling
Professionals in Torture/Professional Torturers
Justice, the Legal System and State Violence
Human Rights Violations and the Media
Intergenerational Transfer of Trauma
Added to the calendar on Wed, Oct 24, 2007 1:45AM
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