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2014 Human Rights and Law Speakers Series

Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Mondale Hall, Room 15

2/5/14 Ghada Sabbagh (Lebanon)
"Syrian Refugees, Religion, and Human Rights in Lebanon"
2/12/14 Alice Kimani (Kenya)
"Prisoners in Their Own Skin: Discrimination in Kenya"
2/19/14
Liva Sreedharan (Malaysia)
"Refugees in Malaysia"
2/26/14
Sheg Tidjani Serpos (Benin)
Sandhya Sitoula (Nepal)

"Child Witches in Benin and Chaupadi in Nepal"
3/5/14
Nawarathne Marasinghe (Sri Lanka)
"Rape Victim Protection: Sri Lankan and International Perspectives"
3/12/14
Suhail Ahmed (Pakistan)
"Juvenile Justice in Pakistan"
3/26/14
Wangdi (Bhutan)
"Children in Conflict with the Law"
4/2/14
Ehtasham Anwar (Pakistan)
"Right to a Fair Trial: The Unknown Case of Aafia Siddiqi"
4/9/14
Gilles Kassarate (Côte d’Ivoire)
Topic TBD
4/16/14
Ahn Nguyen (Viet Nam)
"Labor and Sex Trafficking: The Minnesota and Vietnam Connection"

2013 Humphrey Fellows' Cultural Presentations

10/9/13 Liva Sreedharan (Malaysia)
Wangdi (Bhutan)

6:00-8:00 p.m.; Law School, Room 50
10/15/13 Alice Kimani (Kenya)
Ahn Nguyen (Viet Nam)

6:00-8:00 p.m.; Law School, Room 50
11/13/13
Nawarathne Marasinghe (Sri Lanka)
Sandhya Sitoula (Nepal)

6:00-8:00 p.m.; Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Multi-Purpose Room
11/20/13
Ghada Sabbagh (Lebanon)
Sheg Tidjani Serpos (Benin)
Ehtasham Anwar (Pakistan)
Suhail Ahmed (Pakistan)

6:00-8:00 p.m.; Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Multi-Purpose Room

2013 Human Rights and Law Speakers Series

1/28/13
Girmachew Aneme (Ethiopia)
"The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agricultural Lands on the Right to Food: The Case of Ethiopia"
2/19/13
Diana Quintero (Colombia)
"The Impact of Corruption on the Right to Health in Colombia"
2/25/13
Desmond Kaunda (Malawi)
"Expanding Access to Justice for the Poor through Informal Systems of Justice"
3/4/13
Mubarek Zeb (Pakistan)
"Drone Attacks and Human Rights"
3/11/13
Viresh Kumar Bhawra (India)
"Naxalism in India"
3/25/13
Amarjargal Davjayev (Mongolia)
3/26/13
Mostafa Farrag (Egypt)
"Human Rights in Islam"
4/1/13
Mustafa Uckuyu (Turkey)
"Civilian Oversight of Police"
4/8/13
Cheryl Daytec (Philippines) with Dr. Paul Bloom of the Philippine Study Group of Minnesota
"Beyond security: (Para)military Support of Private Interests in the Philippines"
4/15/13
Firmine Bouity (Republic of Congo)
"Services Offered by Congo's Legal Women Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and the Protection of Victims"
4/22/13
Philip Acosta Aguinaldo (Philippines)
"Artificial Reproduction: Rights of a Child Created by Artificial Reproductive Methods"
4/29/13
Zohir Navjuvonov (Tajikistan)
"Migration"

2012 Humphrey Fellows' Cultural Presentations

10/2/12
Cheryl Daytec (Philippines)
Mustafu Uckuyu (Turkey)
10/19/12
Zohir Najuvonov (Tajikistan)
Desmond Kaunda (Malawi)
Viresh Kumar Bhawra (India)
11/13/12
Amajargal Dayjayev (Mongolia)
Firmine Bouity (Republic of Congo)
11/15/12
Diana Quintero (Colombia)
Mostafa Farrag (Egypt)
11/20/12
Mubarek Zeb (Pakistan)
Girmachew Aneme (Ethopia)
Philip Aguinaldo (Philippines)

2012 Human Rights and Law Speakers Series

1/24/12
Yu "Lily" Bai, China
"The Death Penalty: Chinese Opinion"
1/31/12
Kirill Boychenko, Russia
"Human Trafficking Discussion Club"
2/7/12
Parul Sheth, India
"Children in Charge: Role of Adults in Child and Youth Participation"
2/14/12
Abdoul Diop, Senegal
"Protection of Prisoners' Rights in the African Human Rights System"
2/21/12
Ricardo Sandcroft, Jamaica
"Abortion and Adoption: Fetal/Children's Rights"
2/28/12
Isabel Arias Larsson, Ecuador
"Social, Economic and Cultural Impacts on Ecuadorian Immigrants in the U.S."
3/6/12
Seung Ha Jin, South Korea
"Economic Policy for Development"
3/20/12
Haykuhi Harutyunyan, Armenia
"Roles of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)"
3/27/12
Talaat Einshouka, Egypt
"The Arrest Powers of the Police"
4/3/12
Tajik Sohail Habib, Pakistan
"Child Bombers and Drone Attacks"
4/10/12
Ahmed Ali, Pakistan
"Law Enforcement Development: A Challenge for Pakistan"
4/17/12
Horacio Garcia Daglio, Uruguay
"Uruguay: Recent History and Human Rights"