The Wannsee Conference – State Bureaucracy and the Holocaust Exhibit Opening and Antisemitism Lecture with Dr. Matthias Hass

March 2nd, 2020 Thomas J. Dodd Research Center 4pm Reception, 5pm Lecture The Wannsee Conference – State Bureaucracy and the Holocaust The talk will be followed by Q&A and will focus on the conference on January 20, 1942, the setting, the participants, and the Wannsee Conference as an example of the involvement of large parts […]

For Sama Film Screening

FOR SAMA is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, […]

Encounters: A Forum for Public Discussion The Census and Moderator/Facilitator Training

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM – 3:30PM Hartford History Center @ Hartford Public Library  500 Main Street, Hartford, CT RSVP to jeagosto@hplct.org Encounters is a structured-dialogue model that allows participants to come face-to-face and converse about the issues that matter in their community. Encounters dives deeply into these […]

Film Screening: Cold War (2018)

Thursday, February 20th, 2020 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Storrs Campus The William Benton Museum of Art FREE Set against the backdrop of the 1950s Cold War in Poland, two people of differing backgrounds and temperaments begin an almost impossible romance.  This is a historical period drama directed by Pawel Pawlikowski. The film premiered at […]

Connecticut Human Rights Summit

  Friday, March 20, 2020 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Sacred Heart University, West Campus GE Building, Fairfield CT   Please Save the Date and Join Us! Register here   Featured guests include: Esam Boraey, Johana Debari & Other local activists Co-sponsored by the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center & The Connecticut Human Rights Partnership   Link […]

Jan. 29, 2020 – Beyond Duty Exhibition Opening and Reception

Beyond Duty: Diplomats Recognized as Righteous Among the Nations Wednesday, January 29, 2010, 3pm-5pm with reception to follow Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, 405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205, Storrs, CT 06269 In connection with the observance of United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan 27, the Consulate General of Israel to New England will […]

Views: A Need for Justice in Sudan

The following is a special contribution from Dodd Center National Advisory Board Member John Heffernan and co-author Jennifer Leaning. A Need for Justice in Sudan A Sudanese court has convicted longtime dictator Al Bashir of money laundering and corruption. A mere two year sentence of detention denigrates the millions of Sudanese who have had to […]

Jan. 25, 2020 – Encounters: Public Punishment, Race, and Remembrance

Encounters: Public Punishment, Race, and Remembrance Saturday, January 25, 2010, 10am-12pm with lunch to follow Old State House, 800 Main Street, Hartford, CT RSVP to rebecca.taber-conover@cga.ct.gov What does the history of punishment in Connecticut mean for us today? For twenty years, a reproduction stock and pillory have stood on the west side of Connecticut’s Old State […]

Dec. 3, 2019 – Special Preview Screening of Just Mercy

Senator Christopher J. Dodd,The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut,andWarner Bros. Picturesinvite you to a Special Preview Screening of JUST MERCY Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:00pm Spotlight Theatres 39 Front Street Hartford, CT  06103 Post film discussion led by the Connecticut Collaborative on Poverty, Criminal Justice and Race Please note, upon confirmation of […]