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On the very idea of a Good War: Afghanistan ten years on

On the very idea of a Good War: Afghanistan ten years on
44 Devonshire Place, Cartwright Hall
Time: Oct 17th, 3:00 pm End: Oct 17th, 5:30 pm
Interest Categories: United States Studies, Sociology (FAS), Religion, Study of (FAS), Political Science, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Geography & Planning (FAS), Ethics, Diaspora/Transnational, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), 2000-
Public Issues Forum sponsored by the Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto

Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto
Public Issues Forum
 
On the very idea of a good war: Afghanistan ten years in

 
Cartwright Hall (1st floor, St. Hilda’s Residence, Trinity College, 44 Devonshire Place)
Monday October 17, 2011
3:00 pm: Panel presentations
4:30 pm: Q&A/discussion
5:30 pm: Reception
 
Amir Attaran
'Sir, Are War Crimes Part of the Mission?' or the NATO Coalition's Bumbling Approach to Torture
Amir Attaran is Professor in the Faculties of Law and Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Law, Population Health and Global Development Policy
 
Cheshmak Farhoumand-Sims
Women and the War on Terror in Afghanistan
Cheshmak Farhoumand-Sims is a peace and human rights educator, researcher, and consultant specializing both in women's rights in conflict-affected contexts, and in Afghanistan
 
Graeme Smith
Kicking a Hornet's Nest ... and other painful metaphors for NATO's war in southern Afghanistan
Graeme Smith is an award-winning foreign correspondent for The Globe and Mail, based in Kandahar for three years, and since reporting from India, Pakistan, Libya, and beyond
 
John Duncan
On the very idea of a good war: Afghanistan ten years in
John Duncan is director of the Ethics, Society, and Law programme at Trinity College, University of Toronto
 
Forum Moderator: Melissa S. Williams
Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto
 
Co-sponsored by:

  • The Provost, Trinity College in the University of Toronto
  • Margaret MacMillan Trinity One Programme, Trinity College in the University of Toronto
  • International Relations Programme, Trinity College in the University of Toronto
  • Victoria University in the University of Toronto
  • The Ethics, Society, and Law Students’ Association, University of Toronto

 
See the September/October 2011 edition of This Magazine for an interview on the Afghanistan mission with three of the panellists. On-line version: http://this.org/magazine/2011/09/23/10-years-in-afghanistan/
 
The event is free and open to the public
 
 
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