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Landmines in Our Backyard: The Civil War’s Buried History

August 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Ken Rutherford, Director of the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery (CISR) and Professor of Political Science at James Madison University, will present a special program on landmine use during the Civil War. Free.  Sponsored by CISR and James Madison University.  For more on the program, call 540-740-4545.

CISR is recognized as a global leader in international efforts to combat the effects of landmines and explosive remnants of war. For more on CISR, click here.  Dr. Rutherford is the author or co-editor of four books, has testified before Congress and the United Nations, and has published more than forty articles in academic and policy journals. He co-founded the Landmine Survivors Network, and is a renowned leader in the Nobel Peace Prize-winning coalition that spearheaded the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty and the global movement that led to the 2008 Cluster Munitions Ban Treaty.


August 12, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District
(540) 740-4545


James Madison University (Miller Hall 1101)
Harrisonburg, VA United States + Google Map