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<i>The Act of Killing (Director's Cut)</i> Film Screening and Panel Discussion

February 25, 2014

*This event is free and open to the public.*   PANELISTS Don Emmerson - Director of the Southeast Asia Forum, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center; Affiliated Scholar, Abbasi Program in Islamic...

Sexual Violence in Conflict: a Conversation

February 20, 2014

Zainab Hawa Bangura of Sierra Leone is Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict at the level of Under-Secretary-General at the United Nations. Prior to this appointment, Ms.

Health and Human Rights in Burma/Myanmar

February 6, 2014

Abstract:The peoples of Burma/Myanmar have faced military rule, human rights violations, and poor health outcomes for decades.

Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series: Tobacco Control and Human Rights

January 16, 2014

AbstractPreventing tobacco addiction is one of the leading ways to prevent fatal disease, yet many nations have declined to take steps against it.

Prison Hunger Strikes and Globalizing the Anti- Apartheid Struggle

April 26, 2013

AbstractIn 1989 more than 700 South African political prisoners went on indefinite hunger strike to protest their detention.

ICC Speaker Series- The International Criminal Court: The Next Decade

March 6, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

ICC Speaker Series- William Pace

February 20, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

The International Criminal Court: The Next Decade

January 9, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

The Long and Winding Road: Brazil's unique path to a Truth Commission and the hopes for justice in the future

October 16, 2012

On May 16, 2012, President Dilma Rousseff inaugurated the Truth Commission (Comissão da Verdade) and announced the Access to Information Law (Lei de Acesso à Informação).

Humanitarism to Human Rights

June 1, 2012

This workshop will discuss key historical events that led to the emergence of humanitarianism and human rights as major ideological movements in the modern world.  In addition to a history of ideas...

The Impact of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the Americas

April 4, 2012

Diego García-Sayán was elected President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights for the 2010-11 and reelected for the term 2012-2013.

Imperfections of the Current Anti-trafficking Model

March 7, 2012

Justin Dillon is a musician. His band, Tremolo, was featured on television shows, "The Mountain" and "North Shore," as well as a variety of MTV shows including Pimp My Ride, Newlyweds, Bands...

Anti-trafficking Approaches: A Description of What Works and What Doesn’t

February 22, 2012

Jean Enriquez is the Executive Director of the Coalition Against Trafficking Women-Asia-Pacific. Ms.

Combating Human Trafficking: The Role of Governments, Philanthropic Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

January 18, 2012

The 2011-12 International Speaker Series will foster a research approach that applies a broad socio-economic and interdisciplinary analysis to a range of forms of human trafficking.

Human Rights Defenders on the Front Line: a conversation with 2011 HRW honorees

November 18, 2011

The speakers: Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations with more than 30 years dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, giving voice to the oppressed...

Second and Third Generation Human Rights in Africa: Workshop #8

June 1, 2011

Building on the foundation of 2009-10 workshop Legalizing Human Rights in Africa, the 2010-11 interdisciplinary research workshop will extend the examination of human rights discourse and...

How is Obama doing on Human Rights?

April 13, 2011

How is Obama doing on Human Rights?

Second and Third Generation Human Rights in Africa: Ethics of Healthcare Workforce Maldistribution -- Zimbabwe as a Case Study

April 13, 2011

Building on the foundation of 2009-10 workshop Legalizing Human Rights in Africa, the 2010-11 interdisciplinary research workshop will extend the examination of human rights discourse and...

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series : Reparations, Restitution, and Transitional Justice

March 9, 2011

Larry May is a political philosopher who has written on conceptual issues in collective and shared responsibility, as well as normative issues in international criminal law.

Second and Third Generation Human Rights in Africa: Workshop #5

March 4, 2011

Building on the foundation of 2009-10 workshop Legalizing Human Rights in Africa, the 2010-11 interdisciplinary research workshop will extend the examination of human rights discourse and...

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series : The Right to Culture as a Human Right : Law in a Multicultural World

February 23, 2011

Alison Dundes Renteln is a Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at the University of Southern California where she teaches Law and Public Policy with an emphasis on international law and...

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series : The Justification of Human Rights

February 16, 2011

John Tasioulas joined the University of College London in January 2011 as the Quain Professor of Jurisprudence.

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series: Contextualizing Transitional Justice in Brazil

February 2, 2011

After graduation from Harvard College in 1984, Cavallaro spent several years working with Central American refugees on the U.S.-Mexico border and with rights groups in Chile challenging abuses by...

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series: Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics

January 26, 2011

Beth Simmons is Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University. She received her PhD. from Harvard University in the Department of Government.