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Events in 2017

Past events in 2017

Hooligan Sparrow

Monday 6 November 2017

CAHR and Centre for Women's Studies are screening Wang Nanfu's 2016 documentary about the Chinese feminist activist Ye Haiyan, a.k.a. Hooligan Sparrow.

Learning from HRDs: Retracing the genesis of homophobia in rural Africa

Thursday 2 November 2017

Human rights defender Brian Okollan discusses the challenges he faces in advocating for LGBTI rights in rural Kenya.

Opening Universities for Refugees: Education of Displaced Youth in South East Asia

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Dr. Gül İnanç introduces Opening Universities for Refugees (OUR), an independent initiative building knowledge networks and consortia to offer higher education to communities in need.

Learning from HRDs lecture series launches on 12 October

Thursday 12 October 2017

CAHR's Learning from Human Rights Defenders lecture series opens this autumn on 12 October.

Learning from HRDs: Challenges for Azerbaijani civil society since 2013

Thursday 12 October 2017

Azerbaijani human rights defender Mehriban Rahimli kicks off CAHR's autumn term Learning from Human Rights Defenders lecture series with a timely discussion on the increasing pressure on civil society in her country.

Human rights and ASEAN: Advancing regional mechanisms and civil society

Friday 24 March 2017

CAHR together with York ASEAN Society host a talk by Mr Rafendi Djamin, Senior Adviser of the Human Rights Working Group - Indonesia.

York Human Rights Film Festival 2017

Friday 17 March 2017

The 4th York Human Rights Festival takes place from 17-19 March 2017 across the city of York.

Women on the frontline: Rights. Camera. Action.

Sunday 12 March 2017

CAHR together with York Human Rights City Network participate in York International Women's Festival.

Learning from HRDs: Defending the right to protest and to dignity in detention in Egypt

Friday 10 March 2017

Lawyer and human rights defender Doaa Mostafa Hassan discusses the increasingly difficult environment human rights lawyers face in Egypt when defending the rights others.

Learning from HRDs: Rehabilitation of Torture Victims in Chad

Friday 24 February 2017

Chadian human rights defender Nodjigoto Charbonnel will discuss the current political crisis in his country and the work he does in the field of rehabilitation of torture victims.

Learning from HRDs: The Human Rights Crisis in Burundi

Friday 10 February 2017

Freelance journalist Marc Niyonkuru discusses the current human rights crisis in his native Burundi, and what this means for freedom of expression in the country.

Current Human Rights Issues in Malaysia: A View from the Inside

Friday 3 February 2017

Azmi Sharom (University of Malaya) discusses from both an academic and practitioner point of view how laws are used in Malaysia to curb human rights.

Learning from HRDs: Working as a journalist in the media and human rights hostile environment of Ethiopia

Friday 27 January 2017

A lecture by Ethiopian journalist Getachew Simie kicks off CAHR's Learning from HRDs lecture series in the spring term.