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2000 - 2004


2000

Intervention in Defense of Human Rights in Light of Kosovo, East Timor & Chechnya (Martin Luther King Week Public Lecture, Iowa Society of International Law & Affairs, College of Law, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, January 20, 2000)

Iowa Talks, WSUI, several times


2001

Tahar Djaout's The Last Summer of Reason (Facilitator of Public Discussion co-sponsored by the UI Center for Human Rights and the UI Charter Committee on Human Rights, Iowa Memorial Union, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, December 10, 2001)


2002

Michael Frayn's Copenhagenand the Development and Use of the Atomic Bomb (Panelist in Panel Discussion anticipating presentation of the play in Hancher Auditorium on February 26-27, 2002, co-sponsored by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council, the Iowa City Public Library, Hancher Auditorium, and the UI Center for Human Rights, Iowa City Public Library, Iowa City, IA, February 19, 2002)

The U.S. and Human Rights: The Dark Side (Dinner Address, Annual Meeting of the Johnson County League of Women Voters, Sheraton Hotel, Iowa City, IA, May 15, 2002)

War on Iraq: The International Law Perspective (Iraq Roundtable, Global Studies Organization, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, October 23, 2002)

Introduction of Professor Rashid I. Khalidi and Q&A Moderator (NPR Radio Broadcast Address on "The United States, the Palestinian Question, and the Arab World," Iowa City Foreign Relations Council, Iowa City, IA, October 30, 2002)

The U.S. and the Muslim World: Discussion with Rashid Khalidi (Iowa Talks, WSUI, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, October 31, 2002)

The U.S. and the Muslim World: Discussion with Rashid Khalidi (Iowa Talks, WSUI, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, October 31, 2002)


2003

The United States, Human Rights, and War with Iraq: The Really Dark Side (Sunday Sermon, Unitarian Church, Davenport, IA, February 16, 2003)

War With Iraq ("International Law Talks" Panel Discussant, College of Law, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, February 27, 2003)

War Against Iraq ("Iowa Talks" Featured Live Talk Show Discussant, WSUI - 910 AM, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, March 4, 2003)

Iraq, War, Motivation, and International Law (Public Lecture, Teach-ins on the War Against Iraq, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, March 5, 2003)

Iraq, US Foreign Policy, and International Law (Rosenfield Program Lecture, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, March 10, 2003)

The American Invasion of Iraq: A Violation of International Law? (Public Lecture, Carver College of Medicine Student Physicians for Social Responsibility, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, March 25, 2003)

The Iraq War: Legal or Illegal and Does It Matter? (Public Lecture, Annual History/Social Studies Symposium, Marshalltown Community College, Marshalltown, IA, April 17, 2003)

Make Law, Not War (Public Lecture, Star*Pac Town Forum, co-sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, Catholic Peace Ministry, Clarion Alliance, Drake Mobilization for Peace and Justice, Drake National Lawyers Guild, Iowa Peace Network, Methodist Federation for Social Action, and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Drake University, Des Moines, IA, April 21, 2003)

The Iraq War and Its Implications for Human Rights and the Right to Development (Principal Discussant, Faculty-Student "Doing Development" Seminar, Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis, CA, May 12, 2003)

The Iraq War: Legal or Illegal? And Why It Matters (Lecture, Public Forum, co-sponsored by the Elk Grove Peace and Justice Forum, Sacramento-Yolo Peace Action, Grandmothers for Peace, Veterans for Peace, and the Sacramento United Nations Association, Sacramento, CA, May 12, 2003)

Liberation or War Crime? - A Symposium to Assess the Damage Done to International Law and Cooperation by the War and Occupation of Iraq (Panelist, sponsored by Peace and Progress, Young Vic Theatre, London, England, June 1, 2003)

Make Law, Not War - The Illegality of the War on Iraq and Why it Matters (Public Lecture, sponsored by Adirondack Voices for Peace, Pendragon Theater, Saranac Lake, NY, June 10, 2003)


2004

Freedom of Belief and Speech (Keynote Speech in honor of Arab Peoples' Human Rights Day and Ustaz Mhamoud Mohamed Taha, sponsored by The University of Iowa Student Government, the Association of Peaceful New Islamic Ideology, The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights, the Advisory Council of Pheasant Ridge Neighborhood Center, and the Sudanese Community Services Corporation, Iowa City, IA, January 18, 2004)

Artists Creating in Oppressive Circumstances-I (Moderator and Discussant, Panel Discussion with Joseph Kalichstein, Jaime Laredo, and Sharon Robinson of the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, and Christopher Merrill and Victoria Fomina of The University of Iowa International Writing Program, concerning the human rights implications of Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor, a/k/a "Tribute to Babi Yar," by Dimitri Shostakovich, co-sponsored by Hancher Auditorium, the UI International Writing Program, and the UI Center for Human Rights, at the UI School of Music, Iowa City, IA, February 23, 2004)

Artists Creating in Oppressive Circumstances-II (Moderator and Discussant, Panel Discussion with members of the Antares piano-clarinet ensemble concerning the human rights dimensions of The Quartet for the End of Time of Olivier Messiaen, co-sponsored by Hancher Auditorium and the UI Center for Human Rights, at the UI College of Law, Iowa City, IA, March 24, 2004)

International Law and the World without Bush (Public Lecture, Iowa International Law Society, College of Law, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, April 8, 2004)

Human Rights in Drama (Moderator and Discussant, Post-Performance Panel Discussion concerning the human rights dimensions of the play Far Away by Caryl Churchill, co-sponsored by the UI Department of Theatre Arts and the UI Center for Human Rights, at the UI Theatre, Iowa City, IA, April 15, 2004)

Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and 9/11: A Discussion of David Ray Griffin's "The New Pearl Harbor" (Northhampton, MA:Olive Branch Press, 2004) (Pre-Service Lecture and Discussion, Unitarian Church, Davenport, IA, April 18, 2004)

Ozymandias in Iraq: The Bush Administration and the False Quest for Empire (Lecture, Meeting of the Iowa City Chapter of the American Assocation of University Women, Coralville, IA, April 19, 2004)

Human Rights: Today's Agenda (Lecture, Peace and Progress Founding Conference, London, England, November 27, 2004)



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