The Educators’ Institute for Human Rights

2014 Conference Agenda

July 31st - August 2nd

Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, Rwanda

Thursday, July 31

9:00 am     Registration     EIHR Staff

10:00 am    Welcome to the KGM   Freddy Mutanguha or James Smith , KGM

10:30 am    Introductions, Overview of EIHR and the Conference     Mark Gudgel, EIHR

11:00 am    What is the Holocaust?     Kate English, EIHR

12:30 pm    Lunch at KGM

1:30 pm     Holocaust Timeline Activity     Kate English & Mark Gudgel, EIHR

3:30 pm     Break 

4:00 pm     “Useless Eaters” Disabilities and Dignity, Then and Now     Mark Mostert, EIHR

5:00 pm     Dinner at KGM

6:00 pm     Survivor Testimony     Louise Lawrence-Israels, EIHR

7:30 pm     Bus back to Discover Rwanda Hostel

Friday, August 1

8:30 am     Depart hostel

9:30 am     Arrive at Ntarama Genocide Memorial for tour and laying flowers

10:30 am    Depart Ntarama for KGM

11:30 am    Rescuer Testimony     Damas Gisimba

1:00 pm     Lunch at KGM

2:00 pm     Using technology in teaching post-genocide generations     Arcade Uwizeyimana & Vincent Muvunyi, RGTA

3:00 pm     Contrasting the 1994 Genocide against Tutsis and the Holocaust     Albert Rutikanga & Damas Mugabo, RGTA

4:00 pm     Break

4:30 pm     The Role of Character Education in Preventing Genocide     Jean de Dieu Dusingize & Silas Ndamage, RGTA

5:30 pm     Dinner at KGM

6:30 pm     Surviving Hitler: Finding the Words     Andrea Warren

8:00 pm     Bus back to Discover Rwanda Hostel

Saturday, August 2

8:00 am     Depart Hostel

8:30 am     Anne Frank in the classroom     Aimable Mpayimana, EIHR

9:30 am     Memory and Recovery after Twenty Years     Aloys Mahwa, IGSC

10:30 am    Speak Truth To Power     Drew Beiter, via Skype

11:00 am    Closing Remarks     Jean Damascene Murekumbanze & Aimable Mpayimana, EIHR

11:20 am    Surveys/Thank You’s     EIHR Staff

11:40 am    Now It’s Up To You     Mark Gudgel, EIHR

12:00 pm    Distribution of certificates, travel stipends     EIHR Staff 

12:30 pm    Group Photograph, Individual “Thank You” Photos

1:00 pm     Lunch at KGM, Depart for Home