"The Fight Against Impunity in Guatemala" March 2nd and 3rd, 2016: Join country experts as they discuss the root causes of the civil war, the pursuit of justice and accountability in post-conflict Guatemala, the nexus between organized crime and armed conflict, and the struggle to fight a growing culture of corruption and impunity. See panelist bios and RSVP through our Facebook event. There will be delicious Guatemalan food, great film screenings, and one on one time with amazing speakers! Check out our event pages for detailed information!
MARCH 2nd, 2016
12pm, Pound Hall 101, Harvard Law School: Panel Discussion on the Guatemalan Civil War and Transitional Justice - this panel will focus on situating Guatemala within the historical context of the civil war, the transition away from internal conflict, and the issue of accountability in post-war Guatemala. Panelists include:
- Kate Doyle, senior analyst and director of the Mexico Project and the Guatemala Documentation Project for the National Security Archive.
- Kirsten Weld, Assistant Professor of History, author of Paper Cadavers: TheArchives of Dictatorship in Guatemala.
- Pamela Yates, award-winning documentary filmmaker and human rights activist
- Martha Minow, Dean, Harvard Law School
2pm Coffee Talk with Claudia Escobar - Space limited to 10 people. Sign up
2pm Coffee Talk with Sander Wirken and Pamela Yates. Space limited to 10 people. Sign up
4pm, Wasserstein Hall 1019, Harvard Law School: Film Screening of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator and The Verdict followed by a discussion with filmmaker Pamela Yates. View trailer here http://skylight.is/films/granito/
MARCH 3rd, 2016
9:30-11am Coffee Talk with Kate Doyle and Kirsten Weld. Space limited to 10 people. Sign up
12pm, Pound Hall 101, Harvard Law School: Panel Discussion on Impunity and Corruption in Present-Day Guatemala - this panel will focus on . Panelists include:
- Daniel Wilkinson, Managing Director of the Americas for Human Rights Watch
- Judge Claudia Escobar, Scholar at Risk at the Radcliffe Institute
- Alfonso Carrillo, Guatemalan lawyer and activist at the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative
- Sander Wirken, documentary filmmaker and PhD researcher in International Criminal Law at Leiden University
3pm Coffee Talk with Daniel Wilkinson. Space limited to 10 people. Sign up
6pm, Wasserstein Hall 1019, Harvard Law School: Film Screening of Burden of Peace followed by a discussion with filmmaker Sander Wirken. View trailer here http://www.burdenofpeace.com/