June 15: “Preventing Genocide: A Blueprint for U.S. Policymakers”
June 15: “Preventing Genocide: A Blueprint for U.S. Policymakers” is the topic of a program presented in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Chicago-Kent College of Law, the United States Institute of Peace, and the United Nations Association of USA Greater, Chicago Chapter. Presenters include Chicago-Kent Professor Bartram S. Brown, co-director of the program in International and Comparative Law; David J. Scheffer, former U.S. ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues and currently Mayer Brown/Robert A. Helman Professor of Law and director of Northwestern University School of Law’s Center for International Human Rights; John Heffernan, director of the Genocide Prevention Initiative, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; and Lawrence Woocher, senior program officer at the Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention, United States Institute of Peace. The program, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the 10th floor event room, is free and open to the public; however, reservations are required. For more information or to R.S.V.P., please contact Marek Posard at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 906-5134.
Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution (JLCR) call for papers
The journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence, and will publish:
· Original articles in basic and applied research
· Case studies
· Critical reviews, surveys, opinions, commentaries and essays
We invite you to submit your manuscript(s) to JLCR@acadjourn.org for publication in the Maiden Issue (April 2009). Our objective is to inform authors of the decision on their manuscript(s) within four weeks of submission. Following acceptance, a paper will normally be published in the next issue. Instruction for authors and other details are available on our website; http://www.academicjournals.org/JLCR/Instruction.htm