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The Fabric of NGOs

January 15, 2015

The Fabric of NGOsPlease join us in a discussion of the role of NGOs in the field of human rights, and of the important role they play in the world today.

Eleanor Roosevelt: Close To Home

March 7, 2014

  *This event is free and open to the public.*   Eleanor Roosevelt: Close to Home is an overview of the inspirational life of Eleanor Roosevelt and highlights her dedication as champion of social...

<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...

SHREI Workshop on Human Trafficking for Community College Instructors

November 16, 2013

The Program on Human Rights (PHR), in partnership with the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) and the Stanford Human Rights Education Initiative (SHREI), is...

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...

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day - Student Forum

January 12, 2013

This event is intended to commemorate National Human Trafficking Awareness Day as well as recognize Stanford students' effort and conviction to act against human trafficking.

2012 Human Rights Education Symposium

June 9, 2012

A day-long symposium to discuss, share, and learn about teaching human rights education in a wide range of world areas, disciplines, and classroom settings.

Program on Human Rights Collaboratory: Environmental Humanities - Climate Justice and Climate Induced Migration a conversation with Maxine Burkett

December 6, 2011

Climate Justice and Climate Induced Migration a conversation with Maxine Burkett

Teaching Human Rights : Embedding Human Rights Practice in Education

February 25, 2011

Susan Roberta Katz and Shabnam Koirala-Azad teach International and Multicultural Education at USF, and are on the founding faculty for the School of Education's doctorate with an emphasis in human...

Human Rights Education in India

January 13, 2011

As human rights education (HRE) becomes a more common feature of international policy discussions, national textbook reforms, and grassroots educational strategies worldwide, greater clarity about...

On the Idea of Human Rights

May 14, 2010

The Program on Global Justice is co-sponsoring this special workshop along with the Stanford Political Theory workshop and Philosophy and Public Affairs.

Post-Conflict International Human Rights: Bright Spots, Shadows, Dilemmas

April 22, 2010

José Zalaquett is a Chilean lawyer and legal scholar known for his work defending human rights in Chile during the regime of General Pinochet.

Participatory Development in East Africa's Largest Slum: The Carolina For Kibera Story

April 6, 2010

Carolina for Kibera (CFK) inspires and nurtures youth leaders in the slum of Kibera, Kenya through a unique model of participatory development.  CFK recognizes the youth of Kibera as resilient,...

Globalization, Citizenship, Human Rights and Education

March 10, 2010

Since World War II, a major element of globalization has involved the expansion of human rights norms, rules, and institutions.  This broad movement represents a dramatic shift from earlier...

“Woman by Woman: New Hope for the Villages of India" [UNAFF Film Screening]

March 4, 2010

“Woman by Woman: New Hope for the Villages of India" (27 minutes) India/USA - documents the stories of women in some of the least developed areas of rural India as they progress toward personal...

The Question of Ethnic & Mass Violence

February 28, 2010

President Barack Obama is reading What Is the What and has recommended that all his staff read it as well.

Aesthetic Education in the Age of Globalization

February 26, 2010

The lecture is preceded by a workshop at 10am in the same location. For additional information please access the DLCL site listing here.

Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Court in Southeast Asia

November 4, 2009

Carolyn A. Mercado is a senior program officer with The Asia Foundation in the Philippines. In this position she manages the Law and Human Rights program.

Human Rights at Stanford

October 14, 2009

We are very excited to announce the launch of Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law's new Program on Human Rights and the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society's...


John Meyer Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education