Please join us for a study group at the Harvard Kennedy School!
The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy invites you to join a study group on policy challenges and medical evidence in mass atrocities. The study group, which will meet four times this semester, is convened and moderated by Susannah Sirkin, Senior Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.
APPLY NOW: Registration is capped at 15 participants. To register, please email Jana Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: "REGISTRATION: Mass Atrocities: Policy Challenges and Medical Evidence."
The study group will meet from 12:00-1:30 pm on four occasions this semester:
Friday, September 21: 12:00 – 1:30pm in room Wexner-102
- Guest Speaker: Abdulrazzaq Al-Saeidi, MPA, Physicians for Human Rights’ Iraq Expert, former HKS Mason Fellow
- Topic: Yazidi Genocide
Friday, October 26: 12:00 – 1:30pm in room Wexner-102
- Guest Speaker: Yee Mon Htun | Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law, International Human Rights Clinic, Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School
- Topic: Rohingya Crisis
Friday, November 16: 12:00 – 1:30pm in room Wexner-102
- Guest Speaker: Karen Naimer, JD, LLM, Director of Physicians for Human Rights’ Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones
- Topic: Delivering Justice to Survivors in the DRC: Lessons Learned
Friday, November 30: 12:00 – 1:30pm in room Wexner-102
- Guest Speaker: TBD
- Topic: The Model of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines
“Mass Atrocities: Policy Challenges and Medical Evidence.” Each session will draw on a current or recent case and bring the practical experience of Physicians for Human Rights in documenting international crimes and advocating to prevent them and promote accountability and remedies to victims.