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4:00 pm

Assessing International Intervention: Applying Lessons from Srebrenica to Conflict in Sryia

The recent history of Srebrenica and the potential outcomes in Syria are strikingly similar. The differences are critical, too. This symposium will explore the role of the international community in conflict areas such as these with University of Houston faculty Irene Guenther, Dina Al-Sowayel, Terry Hallmark, and visiting scholar from the Hague, Mient Jan Faber. They will touch on topics ranging from genocide to political solutions that will enable competing ethnic, religious and political groups to coexist. Following a short presentation on the 1995 genocide in Srebrenica by four Honors College students who traveled to Bosnia and Herzegovina this summer, our panelists will comparatively explore the former situation in Srebrenica and current conflict in Syria. The format includes an open discussion in which audience participation is encouraged. The panel discussion aims to flesh out the important current crisis in the Middle East, which will inevitably have repercussions in the area and on the international balance of power.

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5:00 pm

C. T. Bauer College of Business at the Distinguished Leaders Series

Sponsored by AGL resources and their Houston-based energy companies, the DLS provides students, alumni, faculty and the community exposure to business leaders in the energy industry.

See the web site for more information.

7:00 pm

presented by Sy Liebergot, former NASA Flight Controller

Hear what it was like to be a front-line Flight Controller in NASA’s Mission Control when a monster failure occurred during the Apollo 13 mission to the moon. Sy Liebergot will share his reactions, NASA footage, and details of the explosion and the heroic efforts to bring the crew back safely to Earth. He’ll also discuss the Apollo 13 movie’s accuracy and how he met Tom Hanks and Ron Howard. Sponsored by the Houston-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation and the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Lecture Location is Bldg. 529, Cullen at Holman

UH Women's Basketball vs. Alabama

7:30 pm

Works by Nestico, Gabbart, Radiohead

Sponsored by Vacek Jazz Residency Project

Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble
Noe Marmolejo, director
Ryan Gabbart, assistant director
Dan Haerle,* piano

Visit the Moores School of Music for additional details.

* Visiting Artists

Jazz Concert

9:00 pm

UH Men's Basketball @ San Jose State