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October 2010

October 6: CTJ announces a $12,000 Summer Faculty Fellowship competition for multidisciplinary teams of faculty from the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. For additional information see the grants page.

October 6:CTJ announces new research support opportunities for graduate and students enrolled in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. For additional information see the grants page.

May 2010

May 17:CTJ is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 Course Development Grant Competition: Dr. Pilar Bellver (Foreign Languages and Literatures) and Dr. Irfan Omar (Theology). For additional information see the grants page.

 

April 2010

April 15: Dr. H. Richard Friman, Director CTJ spoke on "Moving in Unison: Global Order and Illicit markets" at the Global Futures Forum "Prosperity and Security: The Challenges of Uncertain Economic Times," organized by Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Public Safety Canada and Export Development Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

April 12: CTJ announces a new Summer Faculty Fellowship Competition for multidisciplinary teams of faculty from the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. For information see the Grants page.

March 2010

March 27: Dr. H. Richard Friman, Director CTJ, spoke on "Crime and the Global Economy: Transnational Threats and International Responses" at the 40th Annual Central Illinois World Affairs Conference, Peoria, IL.

March 23: 2010 cycle of the CTJ Course Development Grant Competition announced. For information see the Grants page.

March 21: CTJ cosponsored Marquette students from JUSTICE and the Latino Student Organization (LASO) to travel to Washington DC to participate in a march for immigration reform.

March 17: Dr. H. Richard Friman, Director CTJ, spoke on "Profit, Principles, and Politics: The Complexities of Human Trafficking and the Fight against Modern Day Slavery" at Southern Polytechnic State University's International Forum lecture series.

February 2010

February 26-28: CTJ cosponsored the visit of two Marquette students to 2010 Hunger Summit at Auburn University. Marquette recently enrolled in the Universities Fighting World Hunger Campaign. For additional information on this program contact Dr. Claire Badaracco.

February 16-20: Dr. H. Richard Friman, Director CTJ, presented “Crime and the Politics of Immigration Control Policy" and served as discussant on a panel on "States and Illicit Flows" at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA February 16-20, 2010.

December 2009

December 15: Congratulations to Patricia Rodda, M.A. student in the Department of Political Science. Patty was the winner of the first annual CTJ Graduate Student Research Grant competition. Patty will be traveling to Finland this spring to complete research on the transnational diffusion of GLBT rights.

December 5-6: CTJ cosponsored the visit to Marquette of Rwandan Activist Actor Diogene Ntarindwa.

December 2: As part of the CTJ Fall 2009 Immigration Lecture Series, Nelly Ortiz spoke on the theme of"Why We Leave? A First Hand Account of Migration to the US" at the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 227.  A leader in Chicago’s immigrant community, Nelly Ortiz worked in a Coca Cola bottling plant in Cuenca, Ecuador before moving to the United States in 1995. Currently she is an organizer for Cleaning Power, a women’s housecleaning cooperative working out of the Albany Park Autonomous Center.

 

November 2009

November 21-24: CTJ co-sponsored the Marquette student delegation to the American Model United nations conference in Chicago. 15 students participated in the program.

November 19: Dr. McGee Young (POSC) presented the results of his recent seminar in Germany to a group of students, faculty, and staff at the Alumni Memorial Union Room 227. His talk, cosponsored by the Aspin Center, MUSG, and MU=E2, was titled The Road to Copenhagen: What Can We Learn From German Climate Change Policy.

November 17: As part of the CTJ Fall 2009 Immigration Lecture Series Christine Neumann-Ortiz spoke on the issue of immigration reform at the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 163. Neumann-Ortiz is Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera, a Wisconsin nonprofit that educates workers about their employment rights and organizes to protect and improve the quality of life for low-wage and immigrant workers.

November 16: CTJ Director Dr. H. Richard Friman presented "Reframing Immigrant Crime: Perpetrators, Victims, and Paths to Comprehensive Immigration Reform" at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC.

November 3: As part of the CTJ Fall 2009 Immigration Lecture Series, Fred Tsao, Policy Director, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, offered a Soup with Substance Presentation on issues in immigration reform at the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 227. Fred Tsao is the Policy Director at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

October 2009

October 30: CTJ announces a new grant opportunity to support research conducted by MU graduate and undergraduate students.

October 7-10: CTJ in cooperation with the Department of Political Science sponsored International Affairs Major Samantha Whaley to attend the Atlantic Council of the United States General Assembly of the Atlantic Treaty Organization held in Kiev, Ukraine.

May 2009

Crime and the Global Political Economy a volume based on a project originating with a CTJ sponsored workshop has been released by Lynne Rienner Publishers as part of the International Political Economy Yearbook Series. For additional information clink on the publications link at the left.

April 2009

Call for proposals for Course Development grants. Additional Information is on the grants page.

April 2008

Dr. Kevin Bales, President of the NGO Free the Slaves, the leading U.S. NGO working on issues of human trafficking and modern day slavery, was hosted at Marquette by the Center for Transnational Justice. Dr. Bales met with students and presented a public lecture on "The Challenge of Modern Day Slavery" on April 15, and met with Milwaukee area representatives of social service and law enforcement agencies working to combat human trafficking and participated in the Soup with Substance Program exploring "Ending Global Slavery" on April 16.

Dr. Bales speaking at Marquette's Alumni Memorial Union on April 15.

 

 

 

Call for Proposals for Justice and Peace Minor Course Development Grants. Additional information is on the grants page.

January 2008

The Complexity of Human Trafficking, a volume based on student research on human trafficking, published by CTJ.

October 2007

"Reaching around the World: The Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Diaspora Project," lecture by Dr. Eric Brahm, UNLV and consultant to the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission Diaspora Project, AMU, October 5

September 2007

Human Trafficking, Human Security and the Balkans published by University of Pittsburgh Press

Panel Presentations on "Human Trafficking, Human Security and the Balkans" at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago.

April 2007

Call for proposals for Justice and Peace Minor Course Development Grants, information available on the ITJ grants page

March 2007

ITJ Co-sponsorship: "Brewing Social Justice: A Conversation About Fair Trade," March 20, Marquette University

February 2007

ITJ Co-sponsorship: Darfur Action Coalition Art Auction, New World Wine Company, February 27

January 2007

Challenges and Paths to Global Justice published by Palgrave

November 2006

ITJ Co-sponsorship: visit by Robbie Leepzer and film "Peace Patriots," November 6, Marquette University

May 2006

New Media and Citizenship in China, Working Group Conference held at UW-Madison, May 26-27

IPE Crime Workshop held at Marquette, May 11-13

April 2006

ITJ Co-sponsorship: MU student participation in Washington D.C. Rally for Darfur, April 30

February 2006

Call for proposals for Justice and Peace Minor Course Development Grants

ITJ Support for MU Students to Participate in the the US Fair Trade Convergence, Denver, February 17-19

December 2005

ITJ Director, H. Richard Friman, delivers mid-year commencement address, December 18 Address

November 2005

ITJ Co-sponsorship: visit by Fr. Rigoberto Perez Garrido, Co-author of the Guatemalan Catholic Church's Truth Report, November 22, Marquette University

February 2005

ITJ Support for MU Students to Participate in the the US Fair Trade Convergence, Chicago, February 18-21

October 2004

"Challenges and Paths to Justice" Conference held at Marquette, October 6-8

 

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