2021

Democracy in Times of Crisis: When Freedom and Security Collide

Schedule

Opening Remarks from W&J President
John C. Knapp and Gov. Tom Wolf

Tom Wolf

February 17, 2021 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am

Freedom on the Net – A Global Overview of Human Rights in the Digital Age

Adrian Shahbaz

February 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Conflict and Resolution Studies Student Panel: Heightening Racial Discrimination Awareness in the Struggle to Achieve Equality

February 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Conflict and Resolution Studies Student Panel: America’s Promise Unfulfilled: Why Racial Hatred Can No Longer Be Ignored

February 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

I Didn’t Mean MY Rights: Why We Restrict Rights When We’re Scared

February 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Forgetting Democracy? The Role of Remembrance and Sousveillance in Modern U.S. Politics

February 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

The Democracy Crisis in Hong Kong:
Special Report from Nathan Law

Nathan Law

February 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch Break

February 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Leadership in Unprecedented Times

Jocelyn Benson

February 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Virtually No Child Left Behind: The Dismantling of Public Education

February 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Conflict and Resolution Studies Student Panel: How to Make the U.S. Tolerant: End Muslim Hate Speech

February 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Conflict and Resolution Studies Student Panel: Steps to Resolve U.S. Repression and Divisiveness

February 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

The Freedom and Security of Refugees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Eyewitness Reflections on the Capitol Insurrection, Biden Inauguration and Other Historic Events

Pat Benic

February 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Understanding White Supremacy | Decoding the Actions of the White Power Movement

Kathleen Belew

February 17, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Closing Remarks from W&J President John C. Knapp

Dr. John C. Knapp

February 17, 2021 @ 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Symposium on Democracy Book Discussion

February 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Speakers

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Kathleen Belew

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Pat Benic

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Jocelyn Benson

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Nathan Law

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Adrian Shahbaz

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