Location

Fontbonne University, Lewis Room

Description

Presentation of the 2016 Civic Courage Award to Refik Hodžić.

Reception and Award Ceremony | Medaille Hall
Friday, December 9th at 6pm

Public Address | Lewis Room, Taylor Library
Saturday, December 10 at 2pm

The Civic Courage Award was established in 2015 and is awarded annually for courageous commitment to the civic values of respect, equality, and pluralism that represent the best traditions of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Additional Notes

Refik Hodzić is an Award-Winning documentarist and Director of Communications for the International Center for Transitional Justice. A native of Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hodžić has held positions in media and communication, including in Bosnian-language radio and international news outlets, as well as with the United Nations, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and the International Center for Transitional Justice. In 2004, Hodžić co-founded XY Films, an independent film and television production company producing documentary films dealing with the legacy of war crimes committed during the 1990s. Over the years, the main focus of Hodžić’s journalism, film-making and outreach work has been on transitional justice issues related to the former Yugoslavia. His work has drawn global attention to issues of human rights and social justice in countries around the world.

Both events in English. Reception fees waived for all registrants due to a donation from an anonymous donor.

Event Type

Event

Start Date

10-11-2016 2:00 PM

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Nov 10th, 2:00 PM

Civic Courage Award: 2016

Fontbonne University, Lewis Room

Presentation of the 2016 Civic Courage Award to Refik Hodžić.

Reception and Award Ceremony | Medaille Hall
Friday, December 9th at 6pm

Public Address | Lewis Room, Taylor Library
Saturday, December 10 at 2pm

The Civic Courage Award was established in 2015 and is awarded annually for courageous commitment to the civic values of respect, equality, and pluralism that represent the best traditions of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

 

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