Renowned Speaker to Discuss Solving Problems in Society

NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences hosting a presentation by Siegfried Wiessner
Professor Siegfried Wiessner

The Student Government Association (SGA) at NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) in partnership with three SHSS Departments: Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), Family Therapy (DFT) and Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) are hosting a presentation by Siegfried Wiessner, LL.M., SJD entitled “A Practical Interdisciplinary Framework to Solving Problems in Society.” The presentation will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 7th in the Clubroom at NSU’s Don Taft University Center. The SHSS SGA is holding a reception from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.

Wiessner is professor of law and the founder and director of St. Thomas University’s Graduate Program in Intercultural Human Rights and is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Studies in Intercultural Human Rights. Wiessner has published widely in the fields of constitutional law, international law, human rights, international indigenous law, the law of armed conflict, arbitration, space law and refugee law. He was named the 2013 Lawyer of the Year by Lawyers to the Rescue, a group dedicated to providing humanitarian and financial assistance to communities and individuals in times of crisis. For further information please contact SHSS SGA President Sharon McIntyre via email at


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