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2018 Oct 26

Carr Center Lunch Series - Senior Fellow John Shattuck, former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor under President Clinton

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

LITTAUER L-324 FAINSOD ROOM

Join Carr Center Fellows for our monthly lunch discussion series with human rights leaders.

Lunches are RSVP only, and you must have a Harvard affiliation. (Please note space is very limited).

For our third lunch in the series, please join Carr Center Senior Fellow John Shattuck 

 

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2018 Oct 29

Study Group: Criminals or Enemies? 21st Century Legal Systems: The International Criminal Court and Its Relation With the War on Terror

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Rubenstein 229 Carr Conference Room

On October 29, 2018, Senior Fellow Luis Moreno Ocampo will run a Study Group open to students and faculty members interested in discussing the latest version of the Preface and the Introduction to his upcoming publication with Oxford University Press:

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2018 Oct 10

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: A Conversation with Professor James Loeffler

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Wexner 102, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA

udhrlogoThis fall, the Carr Center celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights that has been translated into over 500 languages.

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2018 Oct 09

Book Talk: A Conversation With Roman David - Communists and Their Victims

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Rubenstein 429 CID Conference Room

Join us for a book talk with Roman David, Professor and Head of the Sociology & Social Policy Department at Lingnan University, as he discusses his findings in his recent work Communists and Their Victims. The discussion wil be facilitated by Carr fellow, Stephan Parmentier.

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In Communists and Their Victims, Roman David identifies and...

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2018 Nov 14
2018 Sep 18

Carr Center Lunch Series - Senior Fellow Salil Shetty, former Secretary General of Amnesty International

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Carr Center Conference Room - R 219

Join Carr Center Fellows for our monthly lunch discussion series with human rights leaders.

Lunches are RSVP only, and you must have a Harvard affiliation. (Please note space is very limited).

For our first lunch in the series, please join Carr Center Senior Fellow Salil Shetty

Salil Shetty stepped down as the Secretary General of Amnesty International on July 8 2018, where he held the...

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2018 Sep 05

Carr Center Open House

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Malkin Penthouse, L-P-9 Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Come join the Carr Center Faculty, Fellows and Staff for our Fall Open House! We will introduce our fellows and faculty, give an overview of the Center's programs, opportunities, and classes.
Join us and bring a friend!

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2018 Feb 28

Campus Sexual Assault and Title IX

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Rubenstein 306, HKS

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has taken actions that gut the five-decades-long protections that Title IX has provided to victims of campus sexual assault and other forms of sex-based civil rights harms. A new, groundbreaking lawsuit aims to rectify this and indeed to save Title IX. Join the lawyers and activists behind this lawsuit. They will discuss the future of anti-discrimination laws in the context of new political realities. The panel will be moderated by HKS faculty member, ...

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2018 Feb 12

The Fierce Urgency of Now Speaker Series: Douglas Johnson - Trump's Human Rights Policy: Waiting for the Shoe to Drop

5:30pm to 6:45pm

Location: 

Wexner 434 AB, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA

fierce urgencyThe Carr Center is excited to announce its 2018 Speaker Series: The Fierce Urgency of Now: Human Rights in 2018. The series will be facilitated by Professor...

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2017 Apr 17

Guest Speaker: Torture and Public Policy with Daniel Jones

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building 4th Floor

Please join us for "Torture and Public Policy," a class led by Carr Center Faculty Director Douglas Johnson and Senior Fellow Alberto Mora. Daniel Jones will be presenting, and the class is open to members of the Harvard community.

danjonesDaniel J. Jones is a senior vice president and policy advisor at The Daschle Group, is President...

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2017 Mar 06

*CANCELLED* Laughtivism: Fighting Authoritarian Regimes with the Power of Humor *CANCELLED*

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Carr Center Conference Room R-219

*This event has been cancelled*

How do you start, build, and complete a peaceful revolution?  How do we fight oppression and violence? Why were the Serbian and Arab Spring revolutionaries able to topple deep-seated autocrats while the American Occupy movement failed to achieve its stated goals? What are the application of rules for 'people power' movements in different environments - from autocracies to democracies?

Join us on Monday, March 6th, as Srdja Popovic looks at how past youth movements have successfully toppled...

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