“Taunting Danger: The Joy and Tribulation of Defending Human Rights in Sudan” A public lecture by Ushari Mahmud, Oak Human Rights Fellow 2002
September 12, 2002
Dr. Mahmud, a 54-year-old from Sudan who has risked his life helping children and internally displaced populations affected by armed conflict in his home country, has been chosen as the 2002 Oak Human Rights Fellow. He will be speaking about his work with child soldiers and others affected by the long civil conflict in Sudan. Dr. Mahmud will be in residence at Colby for the Fall semester.

“A Human Rights Approach to Development Programming” A public lecture by Urban Jonsson, Regional Director, UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office
September 19, 2002
Mr. Jonsson, an experienced human rights and development professional, will discuss the possibilities for empowering development strategies while building human rights capacity and awareness.

“Oil, War, and Human Rights in Sudan” A public lecture by Jemera Rone, Human Rights Watch
November 6, 2002
Ms. Rone has written widely about human rights abuses in the Sudan and elsewhere. She will be talking about her recent work on the links between oil development and human rights concerns in Sudan.