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Heinz Klug to Speak at St. Norbert College as Part of Great Decisions Leacture Series

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From St. Norbert College, March 5, 2013
by Stefanie Trinkl,, 920-403-3089

Heinz Klug (pronounced "hines-kloog"), professor of law at University of Wisconsin Law School and an expert in the field of humanitarian actions, will lecture on "Humanitarian Intervention" as part of the Great Decisions Lecture Series. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Howard Theater in the F. K. Bemis International Center on the St. Norbert College campus.

Klug is an honorary senior research associate in the School of Law at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He was also a team member on the World Bank mission to South Africa on land reform and rural restructuring. He will speak on the topic of intervention by the international community to prevent further violence and degradation in internal conflicts occurring around the world, and whether this tool will be effective in the long term.

Great Decisions is a nationwide program meant to bring together local, regional and national experts in an eight-week lecture series discussing international issues of interest to the community.

Topics for the series are selected by the Foreign Policy Association of America and are intended to provide a local forum for discussion on current political and economic issues. The speakers are selected by participating colleges and universities. St. Norbert College is one of three schools in Wisconsin that present the entire series.

Admission to individual sessions is $5 at the door, and briefing books are available for $18.The briefing book includes background information on the lecture topics and access to the association's website,, for resources, guides to topics and online discussion forums.

For more information, contact the St. Norbert College Center for International Education at 920-403-4075 or go to

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