Anthropologists and Today's War Machine: Ethics, Human Rights and the Global War on Terror

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Anthropologists and Today's War Machine: Ethics, Human Rights and the Global War on Terror

Monday, March 31, 2008

Columbia University, Schermerhorn Extension

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Explore the general context of transformation of practices related to war, human rights, and ethics—and how these concerns challenge anthropologists. What does the military want from anthropologists and what does that signify for our discipline?

Speakers:  Scott Horton, Human Rights First, Project on Accountability for Private Military Contractors; Brian Ferguson, Rutgers - Newark