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Talal Assad

On Humanitarian Violence

Friday, May 16, 2014, 1:30-4:30pm

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Room 901

This symposium will explore the issues of humanitarian violence addressed in panelist Talal Assad’s Critical Inquiry essay, “Reflections on Violence, Law, and Humanitarianism.”

Together with Assad, panelists Aamir Mufti (UCLA) and Hussein Agrama (UChicago), and moderator Lisa Wedeen (UChicago), will discuss the issues surrounding this timely and important topic.

This program is sponsored by Critical Inquiry, the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT), The Franke Institute for the Humanities, and the Human Rights Program.