October 2015

Fall Continuing Legal Education Seminar

The Jackson Center will host a Fall Continuing Legal Education Seminar titled “A Conversation with the Honorable John Ward, A 40 Year Retrospective” on Tuesday October 20, 2015.

October 20, 2015 at 8:00am

A Concert with American Folk Musician Tom Rush

American folk musician Tom Rush will make a special appearance to benefit the Jackson Center on Sunday October 11, 2015 at 7:15 p.m. 

October 11, 2015 at 7:15pm

Meet & Greet with St. Bonaventure Basketball Coaches

Presented by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation join us for a meet  and greet with St. Bonaventure basketball coaches Mark Schmidt and Jim Crowley! A meet-and-greet with both coaches, members of the athletics, admissions, and alumni staffs will take place from 5-6 p.m. followed by a live interview with both coaches from 6-7 p.m. hosted by Greg Peterson, Robert H. Jackson Center Board Member.

October 1, 2015 at 5:00pm

September 2015

Girl Rising – Public Screening

Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. September 25, 2015, World Vision and The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts will host a public screening of the film Girl Rising.

September 25, 2015 at 6:30pm

Girl Rising – Student Screening

One girl with courage is a revolution. Girl Rising is a feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. September 25, 2015, in partnership with World Vision, the Robert H. Jackson Center will co-sponser a screening of the film for students in the community.

September 25, 2015

August 2015

9th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

The Robert H. Jackson Center announces the 9th annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs scheduled for Sunday August 31st- Tuesday September 1st at Chautauqua Institution; this year’s theme will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre (1995) and the 70th anniversary of the opening commencement of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremburg (1945).

August 31, 2015 at 9:00am

Seeking Truth in the Balkans – Movie Screening

A documentary film by June Vutrano and Erin Loval, Seeking Truth in the Balkans explores the legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia from a jurisprudential and human rights perspective. This film is comprised of over 75 interviews with legal scholars, human rights activists, lawyers, and victims.

August 30, 2015 at 2:00pm

July 2015

Dinner and Concert With Mark Russell

American political satirist Mark Russell will make a special appearance to benefit the Center on Sunday July 26th, beginning at 6 p.m. at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville.

July 26, 2015 at 6:00pm

Chautauqua Institution’s Lecture by Tim Townsend

Chautauqua Institution will host Tim Townsend, author of Mission at Nuremberg. The Lecture will take place Friday July 24th, 2015 in the Hall of Philosophy at 3:30. Mission at Nuremberg tells the story of Lutheran minister Henry Gerecke, a farm kid from Missouri who at age 50 volunteered to be a World War II chaplain.

July 24, 2015 at 3:30pm

Industrialized Killing: Accountability and Justice for Syria

Chautauqua Institution will host David M. Crane, Robert H. Jackson Center Board Chair and the former Chief Prosecutor for Special Court for Sierra Leone David Crane,  for a lecture on industrialized killing and the Syrian Crisis. The Lecture will take place Tuesday July 21st, 2015 3:30 p.m. at the Hall of Christ, Chautauqua Institution.

July 21, 2015 at 3:30pm