Dr. Vilma Balmaceda, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Christian Scholarship, engaged in a comprehensive research trip with speaking engagements to the Southern Cone of South America. Her itinerary included the following:
Sat. July 30: “Building a Culture of Peace” - Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Thurs. Aug. 4: “A Justice that Heals: Principles of Restorative Justice” - Montevideo, Uruguay and 2 radio interviews at "Radio Transmundial".
Friday, Aug. 5: “Domestic Violence and Religious and Cultural Myths” - Tacuarembo, Uruguay and radio interview at "Vientos" radio show.
Monday, Aug 8: Talk to Law Students on the potential and limitations of Restorative Justice at the Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano - Santiago de Chile.
Thursday, Aug. 11: “The Path to Political Reconciliation: In Search for Truth, Justice and Forgiveness” addressing human rights advocates in Lima, Peru.