San Diego

SSPC 2014 Annual Meeting

Trauma, Recovery, and Culture

We will have a keynote lecture by Mark Micale, Professor of History at the University of Illinois, followed by our opening panel on the conference theme, moderated by Hendry Ton and featuring survivors of torture from three different cultures: Dr. Edie Eger, a Holocaust survivor who danced for Dr. Mengala in order to save her life, Nang Du, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF who was imprisoned by the Pol Pot and John Kuek, a marriage and family therapist who is a survivor from South Sudan.

The 2014 annual meeting will be held May 15-17 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, University of San Diego. The theme is Trauma, Recovery and Culture.