The Aesthetic of Human Rights Claims: Broadcasting African Poverty



Harri Englund,

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April 6, 2010 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Open to the public.

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Terrace Room (426), Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460)

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Harri Englund is the Churchill Fellow and reader in social anthropology at the University of Cambridge. He is the author most recently of Prisoners of Freedom: Human Rights and the African Poor (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006) in which he investigates how ideas of freedom and human rights have impeded struggles against poverty and injustice in Africa's emerging democracies.

Event co-sponsored by the Departments of English, History, and Comparative Literature;
the Program in Modern Thought and Literature; the Center for African Studies;
the Stanford Humanities Center; and the Center for South Asia

History, Memory, and Reconciliation is sponsored by the Research Unit in the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages at Stanford University.

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