Past Events

  • 2020 Nov 13

    Social Justice Leaders Series led by Dr. Keisha N. Blain

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    This webinar series, curated by Carr Center Fellow Keisha N. Blain, will feature social justice leaders working at the local, national, and international level. The series will highlight the work of leaders of color who are actively challenging racism and advancing human rights.

    Panelists:

    • Barbara Smith | Co-founder of Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press
    • Dr. Keisha N. Blain (Moderator) | Associate Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh; Fellow, Carr Center
    • ...
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  • 2020 Nov 12

    The Human Rights Movement and the Struggle for Economic Justice Today

    Registration Closed 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Please join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy for its signature weekly series this fall, The Fierce Urgency of Now, featuring Black, Indigenous, People of Color scholars, activists, and community leaders, and experts from the Global South. Hosted and facilitated by Sushma Raman and Mathias Risse, the series also aligns with a course they will co-teach this fall at the Harvard Kennedy School on Economic Justice: Theory and Practice. 

    Panelist:

    Aminta Ossom | Clinical Instructor, International Human...

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  • 2020 Nov 12

    Summit on Nonviolent Resistance Today 

    Registration Closed 11:00am to 4:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    On November 12, 2020, the Nonviolent Action Lab convened a summit featuring scholars and practitioners of nonviolent action. The event featured a keynote speech from the Rev. Stephen Green of Faith for Black Lives, several panels featuring new research on nonviolent resistance, and focused discussion among dozens of scholars, practitioners, and Topol Fellows from Harvard, Tufts, Brandeis, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston Latin School, and elsewhere.

    This Summit, convened by the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, is made possible...

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  • 2020 Nov 10

    The Human Consequences of Corruption

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:15pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Corruption is never a victimless crime. Grand corruption – the abuse of public office for private gain – is a contributor to some of the world’s most serious human rights concerns. Refugees are fleeing failed states because of corruption, corrupt government leaders (kleptocrats) are enriching themselves while their citizens die of hunger, lack of healthcare, and the effects of climate change.

    Investigative journalists play an important role in the...

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  • 2020 Nov 05

    Philanthropy and Inequality

    Registration Closed 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Please join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy for its signature weekly series this fall, The Fierce Urgency of Now, featuring Black, Indigenous, People of Color scholars, activists, and community leaders, and experts from the Global South. Hosted and facilitated by Sushma Raman and Mathias Risse, the series also aligns with a course they will co-teach this fall at the Harvard Kennedy School on Economic Justice: Theory and Practice. 

    Panelists:

    • Dr. Carmen Rojas | President and CEO, Marguerite...
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  • 2020 Oct 29

    #BlackLivesMatter Across The Americas: Black Youth Organizers and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Join the second event in the What Justice Looks Like series for a conversation with activists from Black youth-led movements from the US and Latin America, leading the struggle against racial injustice, from police violence to structural racism and disparate effects of the COVID pandemic on racialized and low-income communities.

    Speakers:

    • Ana Belique, Reconocido Movement (Santo Domingo)
    • Daniela Rincón, Casa Cultural El Chontaduro (Cali)
    • Marcelle Decothé...
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  • 2020 Oct 29

    Advocating for the Rights of People on the Move: A conversation with Refugee Community Leaders

    Registration Closed 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Please join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy for its signature weekly series this fall, The Fierce Urgency of Now, featuring Black, Indigenous, People of Color scholars, activists, and community leaders, and experts from the Global South. Hosted and facilitated by Sushma Raman and Mathias Risse, the series also aligns with a course they will co-teach this fall at the Harvard Kennedy School on Economic Justice: Theory and Practice.

    Join us for a conversation with refugee community leaders on economic justice and migration. Abid Shamdeen, co-founder of...

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  • 2020 Oct 22

    Extractive Injustice and Grand Corruption

    Registration Closed 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Please join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy for its signature weekly series this fall, The Fierce Urgency of Now, featuring Black, Indigenous, People of Color scholars, activists, and community leaders, and experts from the Global South. Hosted and facilitated by Sushma Raman and Mathias Risse, the series also aligns with a course they will co-teach this fall at the Harvard Kennedy School on Economic Justice: Theory and Practice. 

    Panelists:

    • Camila Nobrega | Brazilian journalist ...
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  • 2020 Oct 16

    Algorithms of Oppression: A Conversation with Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble

    Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century is a talk series organized by the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy featuring prominent scholars, business and technology leaders, public interest technologists, and activists who address the ethical and rights implications of the impact of Artificial Intelligence on society and human life. The title of the series draws inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.

    Speaker:

    • Dr....
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  • 2020 Oct 15

    Surveillance Capitalism

    Registration Closed 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Please join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy for its signature weekly series this fall, The Fierce Urgency of Now, featuring Black, Indigenous, People of Color scholars, activists, and community leaders, and experts from the Global South. Hosted and facilitated by Sushma Raman and Mathias Risse, the series also aligns with a course they will co-teach this fall at the Harvard Kennedy School on Economic Justice: Theory and Practice. 

    Panelists:

    • Chinmayi Arun | Assistant Professor of Law,...
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