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The Politics of Identity

February 13, 2018

Abstract: This talk will explore the historical roots of the modern concept of identity, and how it plays out in contemporary nationalism, Islamism, populism, and liberal multiculturalism.  It will...

Oil and Urban Life in Kuwait

April 20, 2016

AbstractIn this talk Farah Al-Nakib will discuss her recently released book Kuwait Transformed: A History of Oil and Urban Life (Stanford University Press, 2016), in which she traces the...

Women in Policy

February 18, 2015

Event DescriptionJoin us to hear from female speakers with experience at all levels of policy-making, learn about the challenges that women face in the political arena, and explore solutions to...

Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series: Palliative Care and the Right to Health Advocacy & Impact

January 23, 2014

AbstractAccording to international human rights law, countries have to provide palliative care and pain treatment medications as part of their core obligations under the right to health.

Do National Human Rights Institutions Work?

November 14, 2013

Abstract:  Do human rights institutions work?

Building Cities In the Desert: A Way Out of Internment Camps for Refugees?

May 6, 2013

Bio: Emily Arnold-Fernández is the executive director of Asylum Access, an innovative international nonprofit that transforms the human rights landscape for refugees in Africa, Asia and Latin...

Democracy in 'New Europe': Reversed Consolidation

February 21, 2013

Online campus map:http://campus-map.stanford.edu/ ONLINE RSVP required by 4 pm on 2/19:http://creees.stanford.edu/event/roundtable-new-europe Until recently, democracies in new European Union...

Network Neutrality and the First Amendment, According to Verizon

December 7, 2012

Abstract:For almost a decade, network neutrality has been among the most contentious and high-profile subjects of debate in Internet policy.

What Islam Whose Islam: Creating a Public International Voice of Muslim Women Demanding Equality and Justice in Islam

October 18, 2012

Abstract: Zainah Anwar will speak on the necessity and possibility of reform in the way Islam is understood and used as a source of law and public policy in Muslim contexts.

International Public Interest Initiative Symposium

October 11, 2012

This two-day symposium will bring together lawyers who are litigating human rights cases in international tribunals, lawyers who deploying international human rights frameworks to advance legal...

Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America

May 8, 2012

The Program on Human Rights and the Center for Latin American Studies are pleased to host the Conference "Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America".

Corruption in Food Delivery: When are Vulnerable Populations Most Affected?

January 24, 2012

Abstract: In developing countries, the efficacy of subsidized food delivery systems is particularly challenged by corruption that can disproportionately affect less powerful areas or less powerful...

Democracy and Human Rights Policy in the Obama Administration

October 26, 2011

Co-sponsored by Stanford in Government (SIG)   Michael H. Posner was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor on September 23, 2009.

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series : Human Rights : Rhetoric or Reality?

February 9, 2011

Madeleine Rees qualified as a lawyer in 1990 and became a partner in a large law firm in the UK in 1994 specializing in discrimination law, particularly in the area of employment, and public and...

The FCC's Open Internet Proceeding - Implications for Political Speech

February 5, 2010

Who should decide how users can use the Internet? users or network providers? Should network providers be allowed to block certain applications or content on their networks?

Evaluating International Influences on Democratic Transitions: A Cross-National, Longitudinal Approach

May 26, 2009

Before coming to CDDRL, Miriam Abu Sharkh was employed at the United Nation's specialized agency for work, the International Labour Organization, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Cross-Coupling of International and National Law. Gender Labor Market Non-Discrimination Legislation 1958 - 2005

April 22, 2008

Before coming to CDDRL, Miriam Abu Sharkh was employed at the United Nation's specialized agency for work, the International Labour Organization, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Human Rights: Race and Poverty

March 2, 2004

Gay McDougall has been Executive Director of International Human Rights Law Group since 1994.

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Alice Underwood Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Edgar Franco Vivanco Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL