UAB hosts lecture to examine local and global contexts of reconciliation Feb. 11

Dr. Derick Wilson will speak to the UAB community on the topic of practical reconciliation from local and global context perspectives.

Tina Reuter Wilson screen copyThe University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Institute for Human Rights will host guest speaker Derick Wilson, Ph.D., Reader Emeritus in Education with Restorative Practices from Ulster University, for a discussion about reconciliation in both local and global contexts Tuesday, Feb. 11, in UAB’s Heritage Hall, Room 500. The event begins at 3:30 p.m.  

Wilson has undertaken practical reconciliation work in Northern Ireland since 1965 and is currently a Fulbright Scholar in Residence at St Philip’s College in San Antonio, Texas. He is currently examining how this historically black college and Hispanic-serving institution is developing educational access and opportunity as a central approach in tackling poverty and underachievement. 

The lecture is free and open to the public.