Colombia’s Long Search for Peace

Veteran Colombia observer Michael J. LaRosa, Ph.D., explains how Colombians recently succeeded in brokering an unprecedented peace agreement between their government and its enemies.

Poster of a man missing a leg on crutches; "no mas guerra" written in place of missing leg. What can Americans learn from Colombians’ heroic efforts to end their nation’s long-running civil war/dirty war, a conflict that has haunted their society for over half a century? Come listen to veteran Colombia observer Michael J. LaRosa, Ph.D., explain how Colombians recently succeeded in brokering an unprecedented peace agreement between their government and its enemies, leaders of the notorious FARC guerillas. Bring your questions.

When: Thursday, April 5, 6:00 p.m.

Where: Alumni Theatre, Hill Student Center (2nd floor), UAB Campus

Sponsors: Departments of History, Anthropology, and Political Science and Public Administration, and the CAS Institute for Human Rights.

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