Past Events

  • 2021 May 18

    Police Violence, Memory, and Mobilization in Brazil

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation for a “What Justice Looks Like” discussion series event with members of Mães de Maio (Mothers of May), a collective of mothers whose children were killed by police in May 2006 in one of the largest police massacres in Brazilian history. Over the past 15 years, Mães de Maio has been a leading voice against police violence against Black and poor youth in Brazil, preserving the memory of victims, helping to mobilize mothers and families, and fighting for policy change. The...

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  • 2021 Apr 26

    From Citizens United to Bots United: Reinterpreting "Robot Rights" as a Corporate Power Grab

    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 and facilitated by Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest technologists to address the ethical aspects of the long-term impact of artificial intelligence on society and human life.

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  • 2021 Apr 23

    'Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019' Panel Discussion

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and the Hutchins Center for African American Research for a panel discussion on Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019. Four Hundred Souls is a unique one-volume “community” history of African Americans. The editors, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Dr. Keisha N. Blain (Carr Center Fellow), have assembled ninety brilliant writers, each of whom takes on a five-year period of that four-hundred-year span. The writers explore their periods through a variety of techniques: historical essays, short stories, personal...

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  • 2021 Apr 20

    Innovating Our Approach to Human Rights in North Korea

    Registration Closed 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, for a conversation on Innovating Our Approach to Human Rights in North Korea: Investing in the Freedom & Empowerment of the North Korean People.

    Due to global awareness campaigns around the North Korean regime’s crimes against humanity against its people, the world now knows of just how much North Korean people suffer at the hands of their totalitarian regime. Given that there is a baseline of public knowledge regarding the deplorable human rights...

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  • 2021 Apr 16

    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:

    • Dr. Uché Blackstock | Founder and CEO, Advancing Health Equity
    • Dr. Keisha N. Blain (Moderator) | Associate Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh; Fellow, Carr Center

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  • 2021 Apr 15

    Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know by Erica Chenoweth

    Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Join us for the book launch of Dr. Erica Chenoweth’s new book, Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know. We will be discussing the relevance of nonviolent social movements with a cross-section of activists and scholars. In Civil Resistance: What Everyone Needs to Know, Erica Chenoweth -- one of the world's leading scholars on the topic--explains what civil resistance is, how it works, why it sometimes fails, how violence and repression affect it, and the long-term impacts of such resistance. 

    Panelists:

    • Alice...
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  • 2021 Apr 13

    The Birth of a Nation: The Impact of the Media on Racial Hate

    Registration Closed 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Join the Carr Center, with Desmond Ang, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Gloria Ayee, Lecturer on Government at Harvard University, for a conversation on the impact of popular media on racial hate. We will discuss Professor Ang’s recent research on this topic where he examines the first American blockbuster: 1915’s The Birth of a Nation and the effects of roadshows on increased lynchings and hate crimes, effects that remain till today. Professor Ayee, who teaches a course on Race, Film, and American Politics ...

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  • 2021 Apr 12

    Intelligence and Artifice: Ethical Traps in the Imagination of AI

    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 and facilitated by Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest technologists to address the ethical aspects of the long-term impact of artificial intelligence on society and human life.

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  • 2021 Mar 29

    Hacking//Hustling and sex worker advocacy online

    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 and facilitated by Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest technologists to address the ethical aspects of the long-term impact of artificial intelligence on society and...

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  • 2021 Mar 24

    Ending Hate, Advancing Justice: The Atlanta Killings and Anti-Asian Violence

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Join us in conversation with two women leaders to discuss the intersection of anti-Asian violence, misogyny and violence against women, and gun violence and homicides. We’ll discuss the recent killings in Atlanta and the broader context in which this occurred, the ways in which such acts are covered by the media and addressed by law enforcement and public leaders, and the role of civil society and social movements in building a more inclusive and just society.

    Panelists: 

    • Margaret Huang | President and Chief Executive...
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