CLALS Symposium 2003: War & Peace in Colombia
Date & Time: Thursday April 10, 2003 at 3:00 PM
Location: Troy Moore Library, General Classroom Building, 9th Floor
Member Sponsor: Héctor Fernandez L'Hoeste
Member Sponsor Phone: 404.651.2265
Description Of Event
The annual CLALS Symposium presents international scholars, diplomats, artists and intellectuals to discuss research and creative work on a topical issue in contemporary Latin America.
This year's symposium explores both conflict and diplomacy in Colombia, and its future possibilities of peace among combative political factions.
Additional Event Notes
3:00 - 3: 15 PM
Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste, Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies
3: 15 - 4:15 PM
On The Formation of The Colombian State
Presenter: Fernando Reati, Georgia State University
Reading Contemporary Violence through Nineteenth Century Exclusions
Cristina Rojas, Carleton University
¿Towards Regional Autonomy?
Fallacies in the Diagnosis of the Colombian Crisis
Eduardo Posada Carbó, Oxford University
Discussant: Pamela Murray, University of Alabama at Birmingham
4:30 - 5:30 PM
Violence and The Nation
Presenter: Germán Torres, Georgia State University
The Political Economy of the War System in Colombia
Nazih Richani, Kean University
Drugs, Guerrillas, Terrorism and the Future of U.S.-Colombian Relations
Bruce Bagley, University of Miami
Discussant: Mike LaRosa, Rhodes College
5:30 - 6:00 PM
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Ethnicity and Political Conflict
Presenter: Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste, Georgia State University
Colombian Human Rights Crisis: An Afro-Colombian Perspective
Luis G. Murillo, Global Exchange
Political and Social Conflict in Tierradentro, Cauca: Trouble in "The Land Within"
(Guerilla, ejército y la poblacion indígena)
Jeffrey P. Blick, Georgia College & State University
Discussant: Henry Carey, Georgia State University
This event is free and open to the general public.