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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.