Study Group: Confronting Corruption in Defense of Human Rights

January 16, 2018

Carr Center Senior Fellow Sherman Teichman and Co-Convener Professor Nikos Passas will convene the second semester of their study group, exploring the relationship between corruption and human rights. Download the study group brochure here.

The objective of this study group is to deepen and expand our understanding of the links between corruption and human rights, to investigate methods exposing corrupt practices, and to enhance global anti-corruption efforts.

January 23

12 – 1:30 pm, Nye A, Taubman 5th Floor, HKS

The Panama Papers: What Now?

Frederik Obermaier, Investigative journalist for the Munich-based Süddeutsche Zeitung, 2017-18 Harvard Nieman Fellow


February 20

12 – 1:30 pm, Nye A, Taubman 5th Floor, HKS

Corruption and Crimes Against Humanity

Nicole Barrett, Director, International Justice and Human Rights Clinic, Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia; Executive Director of the Allard Prize Initiative for International Integrity


March 9

12 – 1:30 pm, Nye A, Taubman 5th Floor, HKS

The Interface Between Extractive Industries, Corruption, and Human Rights

Keith Slack, Director, Extractive Industries Global Program, Oxfam America


April 3

12 – 1:30 pm, Nye A, Taubman 5th Floor, HKS

Human Rights in Corrupt Environments

Nicolas Giannakopoulos, President of the Geneva-based Organized Crime Observatory