The University of Illinois Springfield will host a webinar panel discussion on human rights violations, legal recourses for victims the role of the international community in the conflict in Ukraine.

This virtual Zoom webinar is free and open to the public. It is hosted by the UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership and UIS College of Public Affairs and Administration. Co-sponsors include the UIS Office of Continuing and Professional Education and NPR Illinois.

Nearly three months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Russian military have been accused of numerous alleged human rights violations. These alleged violations have spurred widespread condemnation and the opening of domestic and international investigations into the alleged crimes.

The panel will feature Audrey Comstock, assistant professor of political science and human rights in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Arizona State University; Valery Dzutsati, visiting assistant professor of political science at The University of Kansas; and Ryan Welch, assistant professor of political science at The University of Tampa specializing in human rights and political violence. The panel discussion will be moderated by AJ Simmons, research director at the UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership, with an opening message from Molly Lamb, executive director of the UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership.

Online at go.uis.edu/UkraineWebinar

This webinar is the third in a series of UIS webinars planned on addressing important topics related to the war in Ukraine. For more information, contact AJ Simmons at 217-206-8109 or asimm2@uis.edu.

Location
Online at go.uis.edu/UkraineWebinar
Event Type
Start Date/Time
Thu, May 19, 2022 12:00 pm
End Date/Time
Thu, May 19, 2022 1:00 pm