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Bronze image of Justitia on the gate of the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

Two Lecture Series

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture helped sponsor two spring 2014 series that focused on international justice.

Cambodia Four Decades after Khmer Rouge

Center for Law, Justice & Culture faculty and students explore international justice in post-conflict societies around the world.

In a summer externship, student and faculty study how the society remembers and reconciles its history with its past.

Post-Conflict Belfast

Today, Northern Ireland is going through a cultural and artistic renaissance as it emerges from decades of conflict, resistance, and armed struggle known locally as “the Troubles.”

Café Conversation with Dr. Haley Duschinsky

Community is a word that means something different in every language. Justice, however, is a word that carries the same meaning no matter the culture. Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology and the Director of the Center for Law, Justice and Culture, focuses her research on these two words. She looks at how various local communities make claims for human rights and justice, and how these claims are shaped by social, political, and historical factors.

Duschinski, accompanied by students, has conducted research of diverse cultures from Northern Ireland to Cambodia, as well as performed extensive anthropological fieldwork in Kashmir, a conflict zone in India. During her café, she hopes that "the audience leaves with a better understanding of how anthropology can help us understand local perspectives on international human rights issues." Watch her on A&S YouTube.