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Voices from the Graves: Conversation with William Haglund; Director, International Forensic Program of Physicians for Human Rights; 9/22/00 by Harry Kreisler

This interview is part of the Institute's "Conversations with History" series, and uses Internet technology to share with the public Berkeley's distinction as a global forum for ideas.

Welcome to a Conversation with History. I'm Harry Kreisler of the Institute of International Studies. Our guest today is William Haglund, who is a forensic anthropologist and Director of the International Forensic Program of Physicians for Human Rights.

  1. Background ... early family deaths ... books ... embalming
  2. Learning Forensic Investigation ... medical examiner ... the unexpected
  3. The Green River Murders ... a serial killer ... bone identification ... resolutions ... constituencies
  4. Forensic Anthropology
  5. From Domestic to International Forensic Work ... witnessing ... providing evidence ... Vukovar, 1992-93 ... a cog in a wheel ... danger ... satisfaction
  6. Coping ... working without logistical support ... security ... individual deaths vs. categories ... empathy ... problem-solving ... armored by duties
  7. Cultural Factors ... ethnic conflict ... the presence of families ... the needs of the International Tribunal ... legal authority ... body identification ... dissention within a group
  8. Conclusion ... advice to students ... the nitty-gritty ... keeping going
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