Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Upcoming Human Rights Events

Thursday: 2/28

What: Counterterrorism and Human Rights ? A panel discussion and report launch addressing the prospects for implementing human rights into national and regional counter-terrorism efforts, focusing on two recent reports by the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation

When: 2/28, 6:30pm
Where: Room 101, Jerome Greene Hall

What: Human Rights Advocacy through Film: a discussion with Violeta
Krasnic from Witness (
When: 2/28, 6:30pm
Where: 207 Milbank
*Light Dinner to be served

Saturday, 3/1

What: The State of Democracy: Gender and Political Participation: A Scholar and Feminist Conference event with a keynote address by Lani Guinier, civil rights lawyer and legal scholar. Other speakers include: NY State Senator Liz Krueger, ACLU Voting Rights Project council member Nancy Abudu and more.
When: 3/1, 10:00am ? 3:00pm
Where: Barnard College Center for Research on Women
*RSVP online at

Monday, 3/3

What: The Crisis of the Nation-State ? Lebanon, Israel and Palestine: A brown-bag lecture with Nubar Hovsepian, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Chapman University. Talk addresses questions: Why is confessionalism so resilient? How might we assess the weakness of the state in relation to the nation?
When: 3/3, 12:30-2:00pm
Where: 1118 IAB
*For more information, email Maysaa at

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