EPIIC

Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship. Through innovative and rigorous curricula and projects, EPIIC prepares young people to play active roles in their communities, whether at the local, national or global level.

Date & Time September 3, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Lane 100
Program
EPIIC

2019-2020 Colloquium: Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities

Over 100 million people were victims of genocide and mass killings in the 20th century.

Since the Holocaust, we have often repeated “never again”, but too often the world has failed to prevent genocidal violence, making “never again” an empty slogan. The ongoing conflicts in Syria and Myanmar have ensured that genocide and mass atrocities are once again headline news.

Why do people commit genocide and kill in large numbers? How do they commit mass atrocities? What can be done to prevent and halt such conscience-shocking atrocities?

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Date & Time March 5, 2019 8:00pm
Location
Tisch 304
Program
EPIIC

EPIIC Film Series: 4.1 Miles & The White Helmets

"Migration in a Turbulent World" Film Series presents: 4.1 Miles (2016) and the White Helmets (2016) These short, award winning documentaries tell stories of Syrian refugees seeking entry to Europe during the Syrian Civil War and of volunteers and workers trying to save their lives. These eye-witness accounts of a migration and heroism are as captivating as they are harrowing.

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Date & Time February 26, 2019 8:00pm
Location
Tisch 304
Program
EPIIC

EPIIC Film Series: Chasing Asylum

"Migration in a Turbulent World" Film Series presents: Chasing Asylum tells the story of Australia's cruel, inhumane treatment of asylum seekers and refugees, examining the human, political, financial and moral impact of current and previous policy. Then I Came by Boat is a short, animated film that tells the story of a Vietnamese migrant who arrived in Australia as a boy after the Vietnam War and his life in Australia since.

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Date & Time February 19, 2019 8:00pm
Location
Tisch 304
Program
EPIIC

"Migration in a Turbulent World" Film Series presents: Sea Sorrow

A documentary focusing on the present and past history of refugees in Europe. SEA SORROW marks Vanessa Redgrave’s debut as a film director and is a very personal, dynamic mediation on the current global refugee crisis through the eyes and voices of campaigners and children mixing past and present, documentary and drama in its reflection on the importance of human rights.

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Date & Time February 12, 2019 8:00pm
Location
Tisch 304
Program
EPIIC

"Migration in a Turbulent World" Film Series

WHICH WAY HOME
As the United States continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, Which Way Home shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with enormous courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the United States.

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Date & Time October 20, 2018 11:15am - 12:45pm
Location
Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall
Program
EPIIC

Preventing Deadly Conflict Lecture with Abi Williams

As a part of Parents Weekend, IGL Director Abi Williams will be giving a speech about "Preventing Deadly Conflict" in the Granoff Music Center, Distler Performance Hall on Saturday.

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Date & Time March 7, 2019 4:00pm
Location
ASEAN Auditorium and 51 Winthrop St
Program
EPIIC

The Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium

The 2019 EPIIC International Symposium will be three days of what we hope will be far-reaching discussions on issues critical to understanding the pressing challenges facing countries and migrants, from the tensions between state sovereignty and global migration to the policies that allow the continued existence of slavery and human trafficking, from the impacts of South-to-South migration to the vanguard role cities play in migration, from the securitization of migration to the roles gender and climate change are playing and will play in future policies.

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Date & Time September 4, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Lane 100
Program
EPIIC

2018-2019 Colloquium: Migration in a Turbulent World

The 2018-2019 EPIIC Colloquium will critically examine the multidimensional aspects of migration. Migration has become a worldwide phenomenon and its importance today is clear. Concerns with the demographic, economic, social, security, legal and political consequences of international migration have also increased.

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Date & Time February 27, 2018 8:00pm
Location
Barnum 104
Program
EPIIC

2018 EPIIC Film Series: A World in Disarray

"A World in Disarray", a VICE special report, is a feature-length documentary that explores the disorder in today's international landscape, how it arose, and how it plays out in four areas of conflict and tension: Syria, Ukraine, the South China Sea, and North Korea.

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Date & Time February 20, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Barnum 104
Program
EPIIC

The 2018 EPIIC Film Series: THE SQUARE

2014 Academy Award Nominated Documentary: THE SQUARE

The Egyptian Revolution had been an ongoing rollercoaster for two and a half years and the news only offered a glimpse of the bloodiest battle, an election, or a million man march. At the beginning of July 2013, Egypt deposed its second president within the span of three years.

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