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Undergraduate Student Event: Conflict Minerals and Human Rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo

A Conversation with Denis Mukwege and Michael Ramsdell
Thursday, September 22, 2016
12:00-1:00 PM
ECC School of Social Work Building Map
The Human Rights Program invites undergraduate students to join us for a conversation on "Conflict Minerals and Human Rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo" with Dr. Denis Mukwege, renowned human rights advocate for women of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Michael Ramsdell, director of the new film "When Elephants Fight." The conversation will be followed by a Q&A and a light lunch will be provided.

A film screening open to the public of "When Elephants Fight", hosted by the School of Nursing, will also be shown on 9/22/16 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the School of Nursing (426 N. Ingalls) with comments by Dr. Denis Mukwege and Michael Ramsdell.

Please see the film screening event posting for more details: http://events.umich.edu/event/32458

For additional information regarding the undergraduate student event, please contact Natasa Gruden-Alajbegovic, nalajbeg@umich.edu.
For overall information or details regarding the film screening, please contact Janis Miller, janismm@umich.edu.
Building: School of Social Work Building
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Activism, Africa, Conflict Minerals, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Denis Mukwege, Film, Human Rights, Michael Ramsdell, Nursing, Research, Robin Wright, Science, Sexual Assault, Social Impact, Social Justice, Undergraduate, War
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Donia Human Rights Center, CSEPH - School of Public Health, Global REACH, School of Nursing, Michigan Ross, Program in International and Comparative Studies, Office of Global Public Health, William Davidson Institute