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Events 2012

Tweets and trolls: should the UK prosecute offensive comments on social media?

Wednesday 12 December 2012

John Kampfner and Stephen Bowen will discuss offensive comments on Facebook and Twitter from a human rights angle.

The 2012 BIHR Human Rights Tour, Civil Society Strikes Back

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Human rights are under attack. Too many of our political leaders and some sections of the media want to go backwards, not forwards. Join the fight back at the BIHR 2012 Human Rights Tour. Human rights go to the heart of the kind of society we want to be.

Human Rights Festival

Monday 10 December 2012

The York Human Rights City Project is organising a series of events as part of the Human Rights Festival taking place in York on 10-15 December.

Learning from Human Rights Defenders -talk

Tuesday 20 November 2012

Mahmoud Abu Rahma, a visiting human rights defender at CAHR, will reflect on human rights and issues concerning international humanitarian law in the Occuppied Palestinian Territories.

Médecins Sans Frontières giving talk at CAHR

Monday 19 November 2012

Jeroen Jansen, the Head of the Programmes Unit at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF-UK), is giving a talk on the challenges and dilemmas faced by humanitarian workers at MSF.

Mark George, QC, gives a talk on the death penalty in the USA

Tuesday 13 November 2012

Mark George, QC, will give an introduction to the death penalty in the USA at a public talk at CAHR on 13 November.

Learning from Human Rights Defenders -talk

Tuesday 6 November 2012

William Gomes from Bangladesh and Karak Miakol from South Sudan are visiting fellows in the Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders at Risk at CAHR. They will start the CAHR's "Learning from Human Rights Defenders" guest talk series, talking about their respective human rights work.

Richard Clarke (Child Soldiers International): 'From Research through to Policymaking: Louder Than Words'

Tuesday 16 October 2012

Richard Clarke, the Director of Child Soldiers International is giving a talk entitled 'From Research through to Policymaking: Louder Than Words' at the CAHR on Tuesday 16 October.

New Students: Welcome to the Centre for Applied Human Rights!

Monday 8 October 2012

The Centre for Applied Human Rights starts teaching on 8 October 2012

Festival of Ideas 2012 - Festival Focus: How Conflict Transforms

Wednesday 20 June 2012

The Centre's students, visiting human rights defenders and staff participate in a debate, exhibition and a panel discussion

WUN Conference: Transforming Post-Conflict Societies: Everyday Violence and Access to Justice

Tuesday 22 May 2012

The conference "Transforming Post-Conflict Societies: Everyday Violence and Access to Justice" is taking place on 22 May 2012 in London.

David Booth: Avoiding the Dictatorship vs Democracy Debate (PDF , 21kb) 
Tuesday 6 March

Human Rights Lecture Series - Spring 2012 (PDF , 23kb) 
Spring 2012 

Learning from human rights defenders - Spring 2012 (PDF , 22kb) 
Spring 2012 

Struggling Against Impunity for Past Human Rights Violations in Uruguay (PDF , 50kb) 
Monday 20 February

John Nassari's talk on Representing Palestinian Refugees (PDF , 32kb) 
Tuesday 21 February

Maggie Murphy: Cracking the UN Shell (PDF , 75kb) 
Monday 6 February

Holocaust Memorial Day Events (PDF , 8,435kb) 
January 2012

Michael Rothberg: Debating Multidirectional Memory (PDF , 97kb) 
Friday 13 January 2012