Conference on Darfur

For Immediate Release: November 10, 2006
Contact: Alisa Giardinelli
agiardi1@swarthmore.edu

http://www.swarthmore.edu/news/

 

Swat Sudan Hosts Darfur Conference

Swat Sudan, in conjunction with STAND and the Genocide Intervention Network, is hosting the Time to Protect Conference at Swarthmore College on Dec 1-3.  About 200 college and high school students from all over the East Coast are expected to attend.

The conference will feature lectures and workshops on divestment, advocacy, and how to work with the media led by, among others:

In addition, the documentary photography of Ryan Spencer Reed, a photojournalist who has been to Darfur many times, will be on display in the Kitao Student Art Gallery.  

This conference is funded in part by Project Pericles, which was created by Eugene Lang '38 to encourage and facilitate colleges and universities to include education for social responsibility and participatory citizenship as an essential part of their educational programs.