Faculty Workshop with Dr. Simic, Cox Lounge - rescheduled!

February 5, 2014, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Cox Lounge, Brandeis School of Law

Dr. Šimić is an expert in the field of criminal law and transitional justice, professor, lecturer, writer, fighter for human rights and the rights of victims.  He is the Founder and Director of the NGO: Association for Transitional Justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  He served as vice president of the BiH governmental working group which developed the transitional justice strategy for Bosnia and Herzegovina.  The strategy is a comprehensive framework for dealing with the legacy of human rights violations and war crimes, to build the foundations of a peaceful future.  Dr. Šimić is currently collaborating with a member of the UofL faculty  on a research project “Bosnia and Herzegovina Cross-Community Involvement Study,” a study focusing on the social/cognitive development of children and adults from communities transitioning from political/sectarian violence.

*Postponed from Monday, February 3 due to inclement weather.