TALK: Under the U.N. Flag: The International Community and the Genocide in Srebrenica
Wednesday, February 10 / 12:00 PM
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
Hasan Nuhanovic is visiting California for a lecture at the UCLA Human Rights Colloquium Series and joins us at UCSB to give a talk on the events surrounding the fall and genocide of the town of Srebrenica in Eastern Bosnia in July 1995. Nuhanovic is A Bosnian Muslim who worked as a translator for the United Nations. He worked very closely with the Dutch Battalion (DutchBat3) tasked with protecting the unarmed population of Srebrenica. Nuhanovic is the author of Under the U.N. Flag: The International Community and the Genocide in Srebrenica, an account of the terror and inhumanity experienced by those seeking sanctuary from genocide and placing their lives and their trust in the hands of the peace keepers.
Sponsored by (UC Institute for Research in the Arts) UCIRA, the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, the Global Studies Program, Human Rights Council and the IHC.