Human Rights Center Events

March 25, 2017

  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    The workshop will cover the major areas of International Humanitarian Law: legal classifications of types of armed conflict, Geneva Convention and Additional Protocols, fundamental principles and protections afforded by international law, distinction between combatants and civilians, civilian and direct participations in hostilities, role of the Red...

March 1, 2017

  • 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

    Ms. Nazario is a Pulitzer Prize winning author who documented “Enrique’s Journey,” her story of a Honduran boy’s struggle to find his mother in the U.S. first published as a series in the Los Angeles Times. She will address the issues facing Central American migrants who continue to seek refuge at the southern borders of the United States.

February 21, 2017

  • 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    Stephen J Rapp served as the US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice from 2009-2015 and he is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Prevention of Genocide and at The Hague Institute for Global Justice.

December 10, 2016

  • 4:30 pm

    Granito: How to Nail a Dictator is a story of destinies joined by Guatemala’s past and of a documentary intertwined with a nation’s turbulent history that emerges as an active player in the present.

December 9, 2016

  • 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

    Paco de Onis and Pamela Yates will give a crash course on what it means to be a human rights media organization. They will show clips from two of Skylight’s latest projects: 500 years and Dictator in the Dock. Learn from our guests about their model of human rights filmmaking and best practices for collaborations between independent storytellers and...

December 1, 2016

  • 9:00 am to 10:00 am

    This is a new initiative of the Human Rights Center for students interested in human rights and international law. Each month one faculty member will join interested students for an informal breakfast in the Human Rights Center to discuss career experiences and talk about their research and policy work.

November 15, 2016

  • 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

    The Human Rights in Practice series gives students the opportunity to engage with international law and human rights practitioners in an informal setting and to learn about diverse career paths in the field. This session will allow students to talk to visiting experts from the Transitional Justice Institute. 

November 3, 2016

  • 9:00 am to 10:00 am

    This is a new initiative of the Human Rights Center for students interested in human rights and international law. Each month one faculty member will join interested students for an informal breakfast in the Human Rights Center to discuss career experiences and talk about their research and policy work.

October 27, 2016

  • 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

    The Human Rights in Practice series gives students the opportunity to engage with international law and human rights practitioners in an informal setting and to learn about diverse career paths in the field.

October 17, 2016

  • 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

    The Human Rights in Practice series gives students the opportunity to engage with international law and human rights practitioners in an informal setting and to learn about diverse career paths in the field.

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