Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Guantánamo, Going Forward: What's Next for Current and Former Detainees?

Friday, September 15, 2017

9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Petterutti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center

Guantánamo, Going Forward: What’s Next for Current and Former Detainees?, a half-day symposium organized by the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, features presentations by the conceptual documentary artist Debi Cornwall; J. Wells Dixon, a constitutional rights attorney who will address the future of Guantánamo under the Trump Administration;  and Mohamedou Ould Slahi, former detainee at Guantánamo and author of Guantánamo Diary. They will address the current situation at Guantánamo and the prospects for those still detained there; the experience and possibilities for former detainees, including apology and reparation by national governments; and how individuals and institutions, in the humanities and across disciplines, can advocate and act for change.

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