Upcoming GHRAM events at The Florida Holocaust Museum. Open to the public, free to all.
March 1, 2016: “Transitional Justice and the 1994 Rwanda Genocide”
GHRAM lecture by Dr. Phillip Kasaija, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence
6:30 p.m. at The Florida Holocaust Museum
Dr. Kasaija is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. His focus is on international law and conflict resolution. Dr. Kasaija has written extensively on the transitional justice processes in post-genocide Rwanda and has served as a consultant to the governments of Uganda and Somalia as well as regional organizations in the areas of promoting national security, diplomatic methods of peaceful resolution of conflicts, and the promotion of peace and national reconciliation. He received his LL.M. and D.Phil in International Law from the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Kasaija comes to St Petersburg as Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence through a unique partnership between The FHM, USF St Petersburg and Stetson University College of Law. All three institutions are hosting Dr. Kasaija in collaboration. Students at Stetson and USFSP are taking classes taught by Dr. Kasaija, who brings the groups to The FHM for tours and education. The general public benefits from his residency through the lectures Dr. Kasaija is delivering on human rights and genocide throughout the spring 2016 semester at USFSP and The FHM.