Responses to State Sponsored Collective Injustice
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Welcome | 9:30am
Director, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University
Director, FXB Center, Harvard University
Keynote Remarks | 9:45am
Harvard FXB Center
Marking International Roma Day: Roma in the Global Context
Roma Rights Defender and Instructor, Harvard FXB Center
Professor, Columbia University and Author of The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome
Panel One: Addressing the Legacy of Injustice | 10:45am
Winthrop Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Professor, University of Michigan
Roma Center for Social Intervention and Studies, Romani CRISS
Member of the National Commission on Reparations, Jamaica
Mireille Fanon Mendes
Former Chair, United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
Lunch Break | 12:15pm
Panel Two: Addressing the Continuum of Injustice | 1:15pm
Director of Research, Harvard FXB Center
Lecturer and Visiting Professor, Wake Forest University
Director, Program of Romani Studies, University of Texas
Associate Professor, Sciences Po, France
Faculty Chair, Harvard University Native American Program
Irma A. Velásquez
University of Texas
Coffee Break | 3:00pm
Panel Three: Building a Culture of Peace and Social Justice | 3:30pm
Director, Harvard FXB Center
Luis Moreno Ocampo
Founding Chief Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (2003-12)
Associate Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Co-Founder of the Initiative for Romani Music, New York University
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Cape Town
Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Closing Session | 5:00pm
María Luisa Parra
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
A Roma Berklee Night: International Roma Day 2016 | 8:00pm | Berklee College of Music
For more information about the concert at the Berklee College of Music, please visit here.
The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights and Mahindra Humanities Center host the Fourth Annual Roma Conference, “Responses to State Sponsored Violence and Collective Injustice,” at Harvard University to mark International Roma Day.
The conference is cosponsored by the Berklee College of Music and the following departments and centers at Harvard University: Carr Center for Human Rights Policy; Center for African Studies; Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights; David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Donald T. Regan Lecture Fund; Harvard University Native American Program; Harvard Seminar on History and Policy; Hutchins Center for African & African American Research; Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy; Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies; and Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.
Free and open to the public. RSVP required. Seating is limited.
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