SF Bay Area Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare
Pacific School of Religion Chapel
1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709
SATURDAY, April 28, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Marjorie Cohn, professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. The former president of the National Lawyers Guild and criminal defense attorney is a legal scholar, political analyst and social critic who is editor and contributor to Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues.
Lisa Hajjar, a professor of sociology at the University of California – Santa Barbara, with courtesy appointments in Global and International Studies, and Middle East Studies. She is a contributor to Life in the Age of Drone Warfare. Her work focuses mainly on issues relating to law and conflict, military courts and occupations, human rights and international law, and torture and targeted killing.
Lisa Ling, a former technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. She is featured in the heralded documentary National Bird, which, according to The Washington Post, is “artful, profoundly unsettling.” In an article for The Guardian, Ling noted how little the public knew about the U.S. drone program and its consequences.
Rep. Barbara Lee, the congressperson from the 13th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, which includes Berkeley and Oakland. She has been in Congress for 20 years.
A film produced by the Interfaith Network on Drone Warfare for use in congregations will be screened along with a half-hour version of National Bird.
Registration is free, but a free-will offering will be taken. Lunch will be provided