Chris Stevens Memorial Lecture
Conflict is Inevitable, Violence is Not
The 3rd biennial Ambassador Chris Stevens Memorial lecture will take place at 7 p.m. March 1, 2017 in the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at Pacific Lutheran University.
The President and CEO of Search for Common Ground and former Deputy Director of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, Shamil Idriss is the featured speaker, lecturing on Conflict is Inevitable, Violence is Not.
To mark the the official launch of the Peace Corps Prep Program, there will also be a panel presentation by PLU and Peace Corps alumni – Colin Hartke ’08, Taneesha Jenkins ’10, Annē (Hoblitt) Linn ’08 and Bonnie Nelson ’08 – on the topic of, Local and Cross-Cultural Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities, at 3:45 p.m. in the Scandinavian Cultural Center.
The Ambassador Chris Stevens Memorial Lecture celebrates the life of an extraordinary public servant and former Peace Corps volunteer killed on Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya.