Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

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Program

Saturday, September 24

9:00-9:15 am
Kneller Athletic
Center

Introduction and Welcome

Debórah Dwork, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
David Angel, President
Clark University

9:15-10:00 am
Kneller Athletic
Center

Keynote address: Congo Conflict and Sexual Violence

Chouchou Namegabe, South Kivu Women's Media Association

10:05-10:50 am
Kneller Athletic
Center

Panel Session: Gender-Based Violence, Conflict-Minerals, and System Reform in Congo

Dalita Cetinoglu, International Rescue Committee
George Weiss, La Benevolencija
Chouchou Namegabe, South Kivu Women's Media Association
Chloe Schwenke, US Agency for International Development

Moderator: Cynthia Enloe, International Development and Women's Studies, Clark University

10:50-11:20 am
Kneller Athletic
Center

Coffee Break



11:20-12:10 pm
Kneller Athletic
Center

Panel Session: Defining a Policy Agenda in a Complex Crisis

Fidel Bafilemba, Enough Project
Naama Haviv, Jewish World Watch
Adam Keith, US State Department
Kambale Musavuli, Friends of the Congo

Moderator: Ruth Messinger, American Jewish World Service

12:15-1:00 pm
Kneller Athletic
Center

Public Lecture: Causes and Consequences of Environmental Conflicts

Saleem Ali, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont

1:00-2:00 pm
Dana Commons
Cohen-Lasry
Tilton Hall

Lunch




I. 2:00-2:30 pm
Jefferson 320

"Complexities of Consumer Boycotts, Commodity Chains, and Livelihoods"

Rebecca Hardin, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan

2:30-3:30 pm
Jefferson 218

"Business and Human Rights in Conflict Zones: Lessons and Perspectives"

Amol Mehra, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable
Jana Morgan, Global Witness

2:30-3:30 pm
Jefferson 222

"Can We Ensure Accountability for Conflict-Free Minerals?"

Patricia Jurewicz, Responsible Sourcing Network

2:30-3:30 pm
Jonas Clark 215

"Aligning Corporate and Humanitarian Goals: A Discussion of the Corporate Power for Good"

Ruth Rosenbaum, Center for Reflection, Education and Action

2:30-3:30 pm
Jonas Clark 217

"Lessons Learned from Consumer Campaigns"

Robert Ross, Sociology, Clark University
John Bagwell, Enough Project

2:30-3:30 pm
Jonas Clark 218

"Conflict Minerals, Women, and the Global Commodity Chain"

Brigitte H. Schulz, Political Science, Trinity College

II. 2:00-2:30 pm
Atwood Hall

Sexual Violence, War Crimes, and Role of United Nations

Carol Cohn, Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights

2:30-3:30 pm
UC, Grace

"The Double-Edged Role of Media, Film, and Oral History with Relation to Humanitarian Aid"

Taylor Krauss, Voices of Rwanda

2:30-3:30 pm
UC, Lurie

"Sexual Violence in DRC: Women's Stories and Activist Dilemmas"

Lee Ann De Reus, Panzi Foundation USA

2:30-3:30 pm
Dana Commons
MP

"The Female Body as Battlefield"

Grace Akallo,United Africans for Women and Children Rights

2:30-3:30 pm
Dana Commons
Fishbowl

"Big Machines, Big Men, Big Trouble: Resource Extraction Industries and Sexual Violence"

Joni Seager, Global Studies, Bentley University

2:30-3:30 pm
Dana Commons
Lounge

"What it Takes to Successfully Address Gender- Based Violence in Eastern DRC - The Vital Role for Men"

Judithe Registre, Women for Women International

2:30-3:30 pm
Jonas Clark 102

"Healing after Sexual Violence: Restoring Dignity Through Programs That Empower"

Mama Jeanne Kasongo L.Ngondo, Foundation Shalupe
Jacques Sebisaho, Amani Global Works

2:30-3:30 pm
Jonas Clark 104

"Sexual Violence Against Men as a Function of War"

Anita Fabos, International Development, Clark University

2:30-3:30 pm
Jonas Clark 206

"Beyond the Act: Contextualizing Sexual Violence in DRC Conflict Zones"

Makeda Crane, Friends of the Congo

3:30-4:00 pm

Coffee break

III. 4:00-4:30 pm
Jefferson 320

Humanitarian Aid Interventions, the Responsibility to Protect, and Security Reform

Tatiana Carayannis, Social Science Research Council

4:30-5:30 pm
UC, Grace

"Community Based Response to Health and Development in Eastern DRC"

Bridget Nolan, HEAL Africa

4:30-5:30 pm
UC, Lurie

"Developing Humanitarian and Policy Agendas: The Value of Research, Data, and Contextual Analysis"

Dalita Cetinoglu, International Rescue Committee
Prisca Benelli,
Fletcher School of International Affairs, Tufts University

4:30-5:30 pm
Dana Commons
Fishbowl

"Women on the Frontline: A Grassroots Approach to International Aid"

Ruth Messinger, American Jewish World Service

4:30-5:30 pm
Dana Commons
MP

"The Politics of Protection: The Possibilities and Limits of Humanitarian Action"

Ken MacLean, International Development, Clark University

4:30-5:30 pm
Dana Commons
Lounge

"Rwanda’s Role in Perpetuating Violence in the DRC and its Impact on Everyday Life and Livelihoods"

Susan Thomson, Contemporary Politics, Hampshire College
Jacques Bahati, African Faith and Justice Network

4:30-5:30 pm
Jonas Clark 106

"Improving Humanitarian Reponses to End Slavery"

Karen Stauss, Free the Slaves

IV. 4:00-4:30 pm
Atwood Hall

International Law and Human Rights Norms: Lessons from the Kimberley Process

Ian Smillie, Diamond Development Initiative International

4:30-5:30 pm
Jonas Clark 102

"The Challenges of Enforcing International Law and Human Rights Norms?"

Aaron Hall, Enough Project
Kristen Williams,
Political Science, Clark University

4:30-5:30 pm
Jonas Clark 215

"DRC UN Mapping Report: The Role of International Law in Delivering Justice"

Carrie Crawford, Friends of the Congo
Claude Gatebuke
, African Great Lakes Action Network
Kambale Musavuli, Friends of the Congo

4:30-5:30 pm
Jonas Clark 217

"Democracy, Power-Sharing, Inter-Congolese Dialogue, and Peace and Settlement:Can Kinshasa Govern DRC?"

Srini Sitaranaman Political Science, Clark University

4:30-5:30 pm
Jefferson 218

"Beyond Congo's Borders: Confronting the Congolese Refugee Crisis"

Martin Anderson, RefugePoint
Brett Stark,Harvard Law School

4:30-5:30 pm
Jefferson 222

"A Drop in the Ocean? Addressing Single Causes Amidst Widespread Failures- A Discussion on Priorities in the DRC"

George Weiss, La Benevolencija

7:30 pm
Grace, UC

Crisis in the the Congo, Screening and Discussion

Clark University

Sunday, September 25

9:00-10:30 am
Dana Commons

Concurrent Pre-Registered Discussion Workshops



9:00-10:30 am
Dana Commons,
MR

"Getting Started: Strategizing for a Conflict Mineral-Free Campaign"

Alexandra Hellmuth, Enough Project
Rachel Gore, Clark STAND

9:00-10:30 am
Dana Commons,
Lounge

"Campus Organizing: Publicizing, Fundraising, and Social Media"

Daniel Solomon, National STAND
Emma Craig, Clark STAND

9:00-10:30 am
Dana Commons,
Fishbowl

"Beyond the Campus: City & State Legislation"

Sharon Bort, Clark STAND
Naama Haviv, Jewish World Watch
Amol Mehra, International Corporate Accountability

9:00-10:30 am
Grace

"Storytelling, Art, and Activism"

Monique Beadle, Falling Whistles
Michael Ramsdell, Under the Hood Productions
JD Stier, Enough Project

10:30-10:45 am
Tilton Hall

Coffee Break


10:45-12:00pm
Tilton Hall

Meet the NGOs: Meet and Greet Visiting Organizations & Strategizing Session