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Dr. Annie Bird to Speak at SMC

Santa Monica College is pleased to announce a FREE lecture – "Promoting Justice in Times of Conflict" – by Dr. Annie Bird at 11:15 a.m. on May 27 in Humanities & Social Science Lecture Hall 165 on the main SMC campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. Seating is on a first-arrival basis.

Dr. Bird, who will discuss her work on developing policies and strategies to promote and support transitional justice, is a Policy Advisor in the US Department of State's Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO). An SMC alumna and former Dale Ride intern, SMC Student Trustee, and Associated Students (AS) Director of Student Services, Dr. Bird has taught courses on foreign policy analysis at the London School of Economics and in international organizations at UC Berkeley.

Dr. Bird's talk wraps up SMC's Global Connections Lecture Series for spring 2014. The series – presented each fall and spring semester – is sponsored by the SMC Global Citizenship Council, SMC Office of Public Programs, and the SMC Associates (, a private organization that funds speakers and special programs on campus.

For more information, please call (310) 434-4303.


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