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‘Colonial Hygiene on Exhibit and on Trial’ Subject of Lecture at Sweet Briar

| February 25, 2008

U.S. State Department historian Joe Wicentowski will present a lecture on “Colonial Hygiene on Exhibit and on Trial: The Taibei Police Hygiene Exhibition of 1925” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 in the Browsing Room at Sweet Briar’s Cochran Library.

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State Department Historian Speaks at Library Dec. 3

| November 29, 2007

At 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, Dr. Peter Kraemer, of the Office of the Historian at the U.S. State Department, will give a lecture in the library’s Browsing Room. Admission is free.

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Croatian Lecturer Examines War Crimes Justice in Former Yugoslavia

| November 2, 2007

Vjeran Pavlakovic will present a lecture, “Unwanted Justice: Public Attitudes toward War Crimes Tribunals in Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 in Sweet Briar College’s Tyson Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

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Registration for Ota Benga Conference Ends Oct. 15

Registration for Ota Benga Conference Ends Oct. 15

| October 10, 2007

On Saturday, Oct. 27, Sweet Briar College will host the final day of a three-day, international conference on the continuing plight of the Congolese Pygmies, “Lynchburg, Ota Benga and the Empowerment of the Pygmies.”

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