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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Opening and inaugural lecture at Ely House Thursday afternoon

John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art
51 Trumbull Street, New Haven, (203) 624-8055
YUYANAPAQ: To Remember
Oct. 15—Nov. 16, 2008
Inaugural Lecture & Reception: Thurs., Oct. 16, 4 p.m.

Press release

A compelling look at political violence in Peru between 1980 and 2000, this selection of forty photographs from the exhibition organized by the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2003 sheds light on the human dimensions of a war-torn society. During this period, an estimated 70,000 people were killed or disappeared, and many more were raped, injured, or forced to abandon their homes. For more information and to view the exhibit photos, visit

There will be an Inaugural Lecture and Reception tomorrow, Oct. 16, at 4 p.m. Narda Henriquez, of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú, will speak on "Peru's Truth and Reconcilliation Commission, The Report and Aftermath." A reception will follow.

On Thurs., Oct. 30, at 4 p.m., Félix Reátegui Carrillo, Coordinator of Research, Instituto de Democracia y Derechos Humanos, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, will lecture on "Memories of Violence in Peru: Truth-seeking, Denial and Victims' Collective Remembering," with a reception to follow.

There will be a closing reception On Sun., Nov. 16, from 2—5 p.m.

The exhibit is sponsored by the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, The John Slade Ely House, The Orville H. Schell Jr. Center for International Human Rights, and The Program on Order, Conflict and Violence.


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