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Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Exit, Voice and Loyalty: Accountability in Public Institutions
4:30 PM -  6:00 PM
Ford Policy Union

This Ford Policy Union will focus on accountability in the U.S. military and other public institutions.

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Understanding Political Violence in 1994 Rwanda
8:30 AM -  5:00 PM
A conference on Contextualizing the Political Violence in Rwanda, 20 years later

20 years have passed since the political violence in Rwanda occurred touching the lives of millions as victims, perpetrators, bystanders and refugees. While there has been a reasonable amount of attention given to the topic, there have been only a few rigorous efforts put forward to understand what took place. Interestingly, the understanding of what took place has shifted in certain respects from the earlier investigations.

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, the University of Michigan's International Policy Center at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Department of Political Science will convene a meeting of diverse scholars and practitioners in order to assess how the topic has been studied, what is known about what took place, what is not known and what are the implications of Rwandan political violence for Rwanda and for the study of political conflict and violence, humanitarianism and political order and legitimacy more broadly conceived.