Online workshop The Reckoning: Understanding the International Criminal Court

Received by e-mail: From: John Englander – Date: 08/11/2009

Free Online Workshop for Educators – The Reckoning: Understanding the International Criminal Court. Sign up today for this unique opportunity at Facing History and Ourselves.

Event Date: 01.12.2009 – 15.12.2009; Event Fee: No Fee; Location: Online; Appliction. Over 250 people have already registered for this free online workshop. If you know someone who might be interested, please forward this message to a friend. Please sign up at the registration website below and contact Tanya Lubicz-Nawrocka with any questions.

What does justice look like after genocide? Can the rule of law be a tool for prevention? Join Facing History and Ourselves to explore these questions:   

  • Facing History is working in close partnership with Skylight Pictures to bring the documentary film, The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court, and additional film modules into classrooms around the world.
  • We invite you to join a free online workshop about justice, genocide, and the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The workshop will highlight the various ways these films, and additional resources, can be used with students to explore both the history of the ICC and various questions around justice in a global society.
  • The online workshop will take place over two weeks, and you will be able to participate at your convenience. We are honored to have several distinguished guests join us for our online discussions, including “The Reckoning” filmmakers Paco de Onis, Pamela Yates, and Peter Kinoy. Additionally, the Chief Prosecutor of the ICC, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, will join us online on Monday, December 7th.
  • By participating in this online workshop you will: Gain online access to the film modules and a viewing guide created by Facing History Join in discussions with Facing History staff and educators from around the globe on how to bring issues of justice to your students Interact with the filmmakers, key figures from the documentary, and leading practitioners in the field Broaden your perspective and knowledge by being in conversation with legal scholars, practitioners, and experts in the field of international justice.

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