Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Workshop: Human Terrain Looking Back, Planning Forward

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

12 p.m.

McKinney, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer

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The Watson Institute will convene a workshop, ‘Human Terrain: Looking Back, Planning Forward’

This retrospective exploration will bring together the architects and critics of the controversial U.S. counter-insurgency program to enlist social scientists in the war efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere. 

The event will begin November 27th at 4 pm, with a screening of the Global Media Project/Udris Film documentary, ‘Human Terrain’, followed by Q & A with the directors. 

On November 28th there will be a noon presentation by the National Defense University of their final report on ‘Human Terrain Team Performance,’ followed by Q & A with the authors from the NDU Center for Strategic Research. 

At 3 pm there will be an open roundtable with participants along with Brown faculty and students on the response to the Human Terrain program in the university and by the media.

All events will be in the Joukowsky Forum except for the noon workshop which will be in the McKinney Conference room, at the Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street. 

This event is organized by the Global Media Project with the support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York. 

Please send RSVP to  Christine_Kilgus@Brown.edu