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Rothenberg addresses Sudan Studies Association meeting

June 07, 2012

Daniel Rothenberg, executive director of the College of Law’s Center for Law and Global Affairs, recently presented a talk at the 31st annual conference of the Sudan Studies Association, “Sudan in the World,” held on ASU’s Tempe campus.

Rothenberg gave the presentation, “Genocide in Darfur: What this controversy teaches us about law, meaning and politics of ‘the ultimate crime,’” during a session on the “Darfur, Addis Ababa Agreement,” on May 19.

The Sudan Studies Association is an independent professional society based in Rhode Island that exists primarily to promote Sudanese studies and scholarship and to foster ties among scholars in the Sudan, North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and elsewhere.

Rothenberg, a Professor of Practice, has more than 15 years of experience combining field research, project management and scholarship on international human rights and the rule of law. His research focuses on human rights documentation and analysis and transitional justice, particularly truth commissions, amnesty laws and reparations. Rothenberg has designed and managed rule of law projects in Afghanistan, Iraq and throughout Latin America including programs to train human rights NGOs, aid indigenous peoples in using international legal remedies and collect and analyze thousands of first-person narratives of victims of severe human rights violations.