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Defending Rights: Making York the first UK Human Rights City

Wednesday 27 January 2016, 6.30PM

Speaker(s): Professor Paul Gready (CAHR) & Harkirit Boparai (YHRCN)

CAHR is part of a network of organisations in York, including the York City Council and a number of local civil society organisations, working together on the 'York Human Rights City Project' since 2012. CAHR's Director, Professor Paul Gready, and the York Human Rights City Network Co-ordinator Harkirit Boparai discuss the theory and practice of working towards establishing York as the UK's first 'human rights city'.

The talk will be followed by a Q&A session.

Please book your free ticket here.

This talk forms part of CAHR's 'Defending Rights' lecture series where CAHR staff present their research and practical work on different aspects of human rights defense and protection.

Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, Heslington West Campus, University of York, Heslington, York

Admission: Free, but please book your ticket at