"While there have been many normative advances in mass atrocities response, practice has failed to keep up, with people left to die while the international community looks on. Kurt Mills with analyze four areas -- norms, institutions, authority, and will -- which serve as impediments to effective action to stop atrocities."
This public lecture is brought to you by the Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (www.ccr2p.org). This event is co-sponsored by the Peace, Conflict and Justice Society and the Department of Political Science of the University of Toronto.
108N, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Time: 3:30-5:00 PM
Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, as seating is limited. A light sandwich lunch and beverages will be served. Tickets may be obtained here.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Kurt Mills is Senior Lecturer in International Human Rights at the University of Glasgow, where he is the Director of the Glasgow Human Rights Network. He previously taught at the American University in Cairo, Mount Holyoke College, James Madison University, and Gettysburg College, and served as the Assistant Director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College. He is the author of numerous publications on human rights, humanitarianism, humanitarian intervention, international criminal justice, and international organizations, including, most recently, International Responses to Mass Atrocities in Africa: Responsibility to Protect, Prosecute, and Palliate (University of Pennsylvania Press). He is the founder of the International Studies Association (ISA) Human Rights section, past Vice-President of ISA, and current Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Academic Council on the United Nations System.