The University of St. Thomas

School of Engineering

Past Events

Cell Phones, Child Soldiers, and Conflict in Congo

Cell Phones, Child Soldiers, and Conflict in Congo

The School of Engineering will host a talk, “Cell Phones, Child Soldiers, and Conflict in Congo,” by Dr. Ellen Kennedy, Executive Director, World Without Genocide. The event, free and open to the public, will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 7:00 pm, 3M Auditorium (OWS 150).

Date/Time

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - Wednesday, February 12, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location

Location: 3M Auditorium (OWS 150) in Owens Science Hall. On campus parking will be available in the Anderson Parking Facility. Directions shown here: http://www.stthomas.edu/engineering/contact/default.html . You will need to swipe credit card upon entry to the APF and swipe the same credit card upon exit; do not take a ticket.

Cost

No charge.

Flyer: Conflict in the Congo image

The School of Engineering will host a talk, “Cell Phones, Child Soldiers, and Conflict in Congo,” by Dr. Ellen Kennedy, Executive Director, World Without Genocide. The event, free and open to the public, will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 7:00 pm, 3M Auditorium (OWS 150). Clock hours are available for teachers. Dr. Kennedy will speak about minerals mined in the Congo that are used in all small electronics, the connection of the minerals to the deaths of 6 million people, and policy initiatives to reduce the violence. The event is co-sponsored by the Department of Justice and Peace Studies and Students for Justice and Peace.