July 1937: Marco Polo Bridge Incident, outbreak of (Second) Sino-Japanese War
August: Formation of the Shanghai Expeditionary Army
Emily Bazelon discusses her book Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy with Meredith Gavrin, program director of New Haven Academy and author of the Sticks and Stones study guide.
Jeff McGuire, Executive Director of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, speaks about the rising rates of Antisemitic hate crimes in Ontario and the ways that police units across Ontario are responding.
Holocaust survivor, writer, psychoanalyst and scholar Dr. Anna Ornstein joins senior program associate of Jewish Education Shira Deener and Jan Darsa, director of the Facing History Center forJewish Education, for a one-hour webinar.
1899: Representatives of 26 nations met for the International Peace Conference where they drafted the Convention with Respect to the Laws and Customs of War on Land, one of the first formal statements of international laws related to war and war crimes.
First Opium (First Anglo-Chinese) War. Treaty of Nanking signed (1842) ending the First Opium War. China to pay large indemnity and extraterritoriality and most favored nation principle established in China
Filmmaker Beth Murphy and author and founder of The List Project, Kirk Johnson, join Vice President and Chief Program Officer Marc Skvirsky as they discuss Johnson's book, To Be a Friend is Fatal, and Murphy's documentary, The List.