Anthropology Dept

Origin of Apes: Lehman Researcher Joins International Team in Groundbreaking Discovery

February 26, 2014 12:52 pm Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Research, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor William Harcourt-Smith and an international team discovered evidence of the habitat of the early ape Proconsul in Kenya, Africa.

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LISTEN: Fieldwork of a War Machine: Aldo Civico on Sicilian Mafia and Colombian Paramilitaries

December 12, 2013 1:00 am Anthropology Dept, Audio, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Multimedia

Aldo Civico is an assistant professor in anthropology at Rutgers University and the founder of the International Institute for Peace. Since 2001, he has being doing fieldwork in Colombia on paramilitary death squads and drug trafficking.

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Newsmax: William Harcourt-Smith Weighs in on New Findings on Early Human Ancestors

October 18, 2013 3:14 pm Anthropology Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The finding likely won’t change expert’s views on species diversity, where two groups are heavily entrenched said William Harcourt-Smith, an assistant professor at Lehman College and a research associate in the American Museum of Natural History’s Division of Paleontology.

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Revolution or Civil War? Professor Christa Salamandra on the Conflict in Syria

September 18, 2013 4:23 pm Anthropology Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Christa Salamandra is a Syrian media specialist and Associate Professor of Anthropology at Lehman College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She received a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford.

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“Victory in Guatemala? Not Yet” Says Prof. Sanford in The New York Times

May 14, 2013 11:28 am Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies

In an op-ed piece published in The New York Times, Professor Victoria Sanford, writes that although the recently concluded trial that found ex-Guatemalan dictator General Ríos Montt guilty of genocide is a historical victory for justice, there is much more work to be done.

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Internationally Renowned Historian Daniel Jonah Goldhagen Presents His Film Worse Than War at Lehman

May 8, 2013 10:46 am Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies

‘Worse than War,’ a PBS documentary on the nature of genocide, will screen at the Leonard Lief library on May 9 at 11 a.m., to be followed by a discussion with writer and filmmaker Daniel Jonah Goldhagen.

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Dr. Sanford Interviewed by CNN

April 19, 2013 2:47 pm Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, In the News

Professor Victoria Sanford was quoted in a recent CNN article about the role of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt in the Guatemalan Genocide. Dr. Sanford is a Professor of Anthropology and the founder of the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies at Lehman College.   Email This Page

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Dr. Sanford Speaks Out on the Guatemala Genocide Trial

March 27, 2013 4:23 pm Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies

Dr. Victoria Sanford is a Professor of Anthropology at Lehman College. She is the director of the College’s Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, and the author of Buried Secrets: Truth and Human Rights in Guatemala, among other books.The following is an English translation of an article she wrote for El Faro, an award-winning paper in El Salvador and Latin America’s first electronic newspaper.

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Visiting Scholar Finishes Term at Lehman College

February 7, 2013 10:45 am Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies

For the last four months Isabel González Enríquez, a doctoral student in Anthropology from Spain has been serving as the very first Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies at Lehman College.

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Dr. Victoria Sanford Interviewed by Spanish National Radio

August 29, 2012 2:11 pm Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, In the News

This month Dr. Victoria Sanford was interviewed by Spanish National Radio about her testimony as an expert witness in the International genocide trial of Guatemalan ex-dictator Efraín Ríos Montt, who is being tried by a Spanish judge for war crimes under international human right laws.

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Professor Christa Salamandra Talks About Drama and Comedy in Syrian Media

August 14, 2012 10:34 am Anthropology Dept, In the News

Professor Christa Salamandra (Anthropology) is quoted in an article in ‘The National’ and ‘The Global Mail.”

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Prof. Delson Comments on New Theory Regarding Origin of Cave Paintings

June 14, 2012 4:18 pm Anthropology Dept, In the News, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor Eric Delson (Anthropology) is quoted in media around the world in a story about a new report attributing cave paintings to Neanderthals, rather than Homo Sapiens, as previously thought. Read about it on the Reuters newswire at http://topnewsbanker.reuters.com/topnews/genStory.aspx?id=nL1E8HDJU6 Email This Page

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