Stockton’s Manahawkin Instructional Site Hosts Series of Global Conflict Lectures
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Galloway, N.J. – Stockton University’s Manahawkin Instructional Site will host a series of lectures on the topic, “How Global Conflict Impacts You,” taught by Jess Bonnan-White, assistant professor of Criminal Justice. The free events will be held at the instructional site, located at 712 E. Bay Ave. in Manahawkin, N.J. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to attend all three seminars.
The schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
“International Humanitarian Law: The Challenge of Maintaining Humanity in War”
This lecture will explore the set of rules that seek to restrict the means and methods of warfare and to protect those who do not take part in hostilities. These rules are compiled and known as the Geneva Conventions. The lecture will discuss the scope of the conventions and current challenges to alleviating suffering in the face of war.
Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
“What is the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement?”
This presentation will cover the three components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Attendees will be introduced to the work of the International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (ICRC), the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), and the national Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The lecture will explore the role of the American Red Cross in the international movement, its history and its current activities in the New Jersey region.
Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
“Humanitarian Action and the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement”
The final lecture will discuss the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and learn how they conform to a model of humanitarian practice.
Call 609-626-3883 to register for any or all of the presentations. For more information on the Manahawkin Instructional Site, visit Stockton.edu/Manahawkin.
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