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Conference Schedule for REFUGE film

2013 August 22

Upcoming Conferences Focus on Resilience and Recovery

As we recently posted, Refuge: Caring for Survivors of Torture will be shown as part of the 10th Annual Film Festival at the American Public Health Association’s annual conference, Think Global, Act Local.   The showing is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5th, 2:30 PM-4:00 PM. You can contact APHA for further information.

The next day, I’ll be flying to Philadelphia, where Refuge will be shown at the 29th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Refuge perfectly addresses the conference theme: “Resilience After Trauma: From Surviving to Thriving.” The screening is scheduled for 12:00 noon on November 7th (brown-bag lunches will be available to attendees). Click here for the Meeting’s full schedule.

Looking ahead to the spring, the film will also be featured during the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture. Entitled “Trauma, Recovery, and Culture,” the conference will to be held at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego, California. Conference dates are May 15-17, 2014, but the date and time for the Refuge screening have not yet been announced.

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