Political scientist Su-Mi Lee to give talk about Chile’s legacy of dictatorship, Oct. 19

Assistant Professor of Political Science Su-Mi Lee will give a talk addressing the remnants of the Pinochet regime in Chile.

Su-Mi Li
Su-Mi Lee at the Fulbright Hays Seminar Abroad Program in Chile, July 2017.

SPEAKER: Su-Mi Lee, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.
TOPIC: Chile: Overcoming the Legacies of Dictatorship.
DATE: Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
TIME: 5:00 pm.
LOCATION: Student Services Center, room W-201, UH Hilo (campus map).

Free and open to the general public and UH community.

Summary

Assistant Professor of Political Science Su-Mi Lee will give a talk addressing the remnants of the Pinochet regime in Chile. Lee will focus on political repression under the Pinochet regime and discuss how Chileans strive to bring justice to the victims of his regime through the truth commissions.

Bio

Su-Mi Lee researches topics of conflict management, with a particular emphasis on how mediators’ characteristics affect the likelihood of mediation occurrence and success. In July of this year, she was one of 16 scholars who participated in the Fulbright Hays Seminar Abroad Program in Chile. As part of the seminar, she spent a month in Chile traveling the country on field trips as attending seminars and interviews with Chilean academics on the construction of Chilean identity and reforms in education in socioeconomic and political contexts.

Sponsors

This talk is part of the International Topics Speaker Series held on the third Thursday of each month. Sponsors are the United Nations Association USA-Hawai‘i Island Chapter and UH Hilo International Student Services and Intercultural Education Program.

Contact

Ruth Robison email rrobison[at]hawaii.edu.

For disability accommodations, call 808-932-7467 (V) or 808-932-7002 (TTY).