Rwandan genocide experience
Date of Event: April 1, 2011
Posted: March 24, 2011
Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire will speak at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1, in Denison University’s Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). The lecture, “Dallaire’s Story of Courage and Conviction,” about his experiences during the Rwandan genocide, is free and open to the public.
In 1993, Dallaire took command of the United Nations Observer Mission for Uganda and Rwanda, and led the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Cross in recognition of his exceptional leadership and professionalism.
Dallaire is the author of “Shake Hands With The Devil – the failure of humanity in Rwanda,” a book on the Rwanda genocide based on his experiences, and “They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children: The Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers.”
The lecture is sponsored by the Denison College Republicans.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Lecture: “Dallaire’s Story of Courage and Conviction,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). Free and open to the public. For more information visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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