April 24 at 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM
The 2017 Martin H:son Holmdahl Seminar: Creative Approaches to Human Rights
Join us for a discussion on the role of the arts in uplifting communities affected by violence. This year’s co-recipient of the Martin H:son Holmdahl Award for the Promotion of Human Rights, Lindsey Doyle, will dialogue with Professor Peter Wallensteen, Chair of the Holmdahl Prize Committee, about her recent work in South Africa and her research on the topic.
April 27 at 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Inhumanities - Past and Present
The event will provide a multi-dimensional perspective on genocide by: (a) a Holocaust survivor, who can provide a first hand account of persecution under Nazi rule (b) a social anthropologist who has done extensive field research in the Middle East, interviewing Al-Qaeda and Islamic State combatants, and (c) a historian who has written extensively about violence and genocide in the Balkans.
April 27 at 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Guardians of God: Inside the Religious Mind of the Pakistani Taliban
Welcome to a book presentation, where Dr. Mona Kanwal Sheikh (DIIS Copenhagen) will present her new book Guardians of God: Inside the Religious Mind of the Pakistani Taliban.
May 20 at 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Linnaeus' Garden Party
Celebrate Carl Linnaeus' birthday at his home and garden in Uppsala.