Clara Barton Lecturer 2014

Kimberly Theidon

A Brief Biography

Clara Barton

Each year the Law Dialogs host a lecturer who epitomizes the strength, determination, and dedication to healthcare Clara Barton embodied during her lengthy career.

Kimberly Theidon is a medical anthropologist focusing on Latin America.  Her research interests include gender-based and sexual violence, transitional justice, reconciliation, and the politics of post-war reparations.  She is the author of Entre Prójimos: El conflicto armado interno y la política de la reconciliación en el Perú and Intimate Enemies: Violence and Reconciliation in Peru.  In 2013, Intimate Enemies was awarded the Honorable Mention from the Washington Office on Latin America-Duke University Libraries Book Award for Human Rights in Latin America, and the Honorable Mention for the Eileen Basker Prize from the Society for Medical Anthropology for research on gender and health. During the 2014-2015 academic year, Dr. Theidon will be a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and will begin her appointment as the Henry J. Leir Chair in International Humanitarian Studies at the Fletcher School, Tufts University.

8th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

June 21, 2024

“The New World (Dis)Order: International Humanitarian Law in an Uncertain World.” Highlights of the Dialogs include updates from the current prosecutors, a panel discussion on the Relevance of International Humanitarian Law in 2014, and the issuance of the eighth Chautauqua Declaration by all the Prosecutors in attendance.

The Lecture