Melrose Center for Global Civic Engagement

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Lectures and Events

The Melrose Center is planning a number of events and lectures for the coming academic year. Check back soon for details!

2016-2017 Lectures and Events

Screening of documentary on reintegrating former child soldiers in  Sierra Leone, including discussion with filmmaker Terry Leary



Conference on peace-building in post-conflict societies with Mrs. Maria Brewer, former Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria; Mr. Edward Kawa, Counsellor, Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington DC; Dr. Chris Mahony, Georgetown law professor and consultant to International Criminal Court; Mr. Sasha Lezhnev, Associate Director of the Enough Project to End Genocide  


Discussion of “The Guatemalan Dream” by representative of Sustainable Development for Guatemala (DESGUA) on helping Guatemalans living in the US find dignified work and reconnect with their cultural roots.



Talk by Dr. John Wall, professor of philosophy and religion at the University of Rutgers-Camden, on his book Children’s Rights: Today’s Global Challenge, sponsored by Ursinus UNICEF Club.