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Symposium on peace accords in El Salvador and Guatemala

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Guatemalan Peace Accords in 1996, please join us for a comparative symposium on October 27-28, 2016.

There will be a keynote panel on October 27 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium and symposium roundtables at the Raynor Libraries Beaumier Suites on October 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Panelists include Victor Montejo, Aura Lolita Chávez Ixcaquic, Marcie Mersky, Héctor Lindo-Fuentes, Joaquín Chávez, and Gene Palumbo.

Roundtables will be moderated by Dr. Noelle Brigden, assistant professor of political science, Dr. Margaret Urban Walker, professor and Donald J. Schuenke Chair of philosophy, and Dr. Laura Matthew, associate professor of history.

"What was Achieved" considers current conditions in Guatemala and El Salvador in the wake of their peace agreements, focusing on migration, impunity, and social justice.

The event is free and open to the public. For the complete program and recommended registration visit the symposium website.