Speakers

Bassam Tibi

Professor emeritus of International Relations, University of Göttingen, Germany. Bassam Tibi taught at the University of Göttingen from 1973 until his retirement in 2009, and was A. D. White Professor at Large at Cornell University until 2010. He is a native Syrian, born in Damascus, and since 1974 a German citizen. Pursuant to his retirement… Read more »

Hannibal Travis

Professor of Law, Florida International University, Miami. Hannibal Travis received his doctorate from Harvard Law School, and currently teaches as an Associate Professor of Law at Florida International University. Travis has taught internet law, intellectual property, antitrust law and international and comparative law. In his research, he specializes in religious freedom and religious genocide under… Read more »

Pascale Warda

Human Rights Activist; former Iraqi Minister of Migration and Displacement. Pascale Warda is the founder of the Iraqi Society for Human Rights (ISHR) and president of the Hammurabi Human Rights organization. She holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights Studies from the Catholic University of Lyon, France. During Saddam Hussein’s rule, Ms. Warda, in exile… Read more »

William Warda

Chairman of the Alliance of Iraqi Minorities; Co-Founder of HHRO. William Warda is Chairman of the Alliance of Iraqi Minorities, and Co-Founder of the Hammurabi Human Rights Organization (HHRO). He is the former CEO of Ashur Satellite TV, and a former leader of political and military affairs of the Assyrian Democratic Movement in Nineveh (2003). (Photo… Read more »

Rowan Williams

Former Archbishop of Canterbury. Dr. Rowan Williams was the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury. He received his doctorate in the theology of Vladimir Lossky – a leading figure in Russian twentieth-century religious thought – at Wadham College, Oxford, in 1975. After two years as a lecturer at the College of the Resurrection, near Leeds, he was… Read more »

Daniel Williams

Journalist and author. Daniel Williams was for thirty years a correspondent for the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Bloomberg News in the Middle East, Europe, Russia and Latin America. Most recently, he served as a senior researcher with the Emergencies Division at Human Rights Watch, focusing on human rights abuses during the “Arab Spring.”… Read more »