Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies

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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Lehman Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies to Sponsor Conference on Genocide in Our Hemisphere

May 29, 2013 1:36 pm Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies

“The conference gathers experts from around the world to talk about what it means for the future of rule of law in Guatemala,” explains Anthropology Professor Victoria Sanford, director of the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies.

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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. Sanford on Guatemala’s Upcoming Genocide Trial

February 6, 2013 1:29 pm Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, In the News

Professor Victoria Sanford of Lehman College’s Anthropology department wrote this op-ed piece about ex-Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt in El Faro, a Central American digital newspaper.

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Panel Discussion: Guatemala: Can There Be Peace With Justice After Genocide

November 26, 2012 10:27 am Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Faculty, Provost

The Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies will host a special panel discussion on Guatemala, titled “Can There Be Peace With Justice After Genocide?”

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Oct. 9 Lecture: Sexual Violence and Transmission of Trauma…

October 5, 2012 10:01 am Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, CUNY Mexican Studies Institute, Sociology Dept

Dr. Mike Anastario, a sociologist who conducts population-based research on sexual risk behavior, sexual violence, and mental health, will visit the Lehman campus on Tuesday, October 9, at 11 a.m. in Room 226A of the Leonard Lief Library.

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Talk by Former South African Political Prisoner

September 28, 2012 3:23 pm Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies

The Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies will host a talk with former South African political prisoner Eddie Daniels on Wednesday, October 2, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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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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