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Faculty Book Publications: 2017 in Review

January 5, 2018

Faculty members at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy published a series of groundbreaking books in 2017, addressing diverse policy issues from the role of women in Rwanda's post-conflict reconciliation; the prevalence of human trafficking and modern slavery; to making human rights work in the 21st century. 

 

Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy Kathryn Sikkink, ...

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2017 Oct 12

UN Treaty Bodies: The Work of the Committee on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Nye A, 5th floor, Taubman Building, (Harvard Kennedy School)

The Carr Center is delighted to host Maria Virginia Bras Gomes, Chair of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

Ms. Bras Gomes will discuss the Committee's work on diverse economic, social, and cultural rights issues, and provide an insight into the work of critical UN treaty bodies addressing human rights policy.

Selected participants for the Carr Center's delegation to the UN General Assembly are required to attend this event, but all others are also welcome to attend.

*Breakfast will be served.

2017 Sep 26

The UN and Human Rights

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Rubenstein-229, Carr Center Conference Room, Harvard Kennedy School

Carr Center Fellow Leonardo Castilho will host a lunchtime seminar providing an introduction to the United Nations' engagement with human rights policy issues.

Leonardo joined the United Nations in 2005 and has since then served the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the UN Population Fund. He has worked on non-discrimination, development and economic, social and cultural rights.

Leonardo will lead the Carr Center's human rights delegation to the United Nations General Assembly in October 2017. Apply and learn more here:...

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2017 Sep 12

Open House & Exhibition: Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, 4th floor

We welcome you to join us for our annual Open House event. Learn more about the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and our mission to realize global justice through theory, policy, and practice.

We will discuss ways to get involved with the Carr Center, including learning and funding opportunities for students. There will also be a chance to meet and network with our faculty and ...

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2017 May 11

FINAL OPEN SESSION: The Democracy Crisis in Europe and the US: A Comparative Perspective" Study Group

11:30am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Carr Conference Room, Rubenstein 219, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA 02138

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The final open meeting of the Spring 2017 “The Democracy Crisis in Europe and the US: A Comparative Perspective” Study Group led by Ambassador John Shattuck will be held on:

Thursday, May 11th, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Carr Conference Room, Rubenstein 219, HKS, 79...

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2017 May 04

Open Study Group Session: The Democracy Crisis in Europe and the US: A Comparative Perspective" Study Group

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Littauer 324, Fainsod Room HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA 02138

 

The next open meeting of the Spring 2017 “The Democracy Crisis in Europe and the US: A Comparative Perspective” Study Group led by Ambassador John Shattuck will be held on:

 

Thursday, May 4th, 2017, 4:00-5:30PM

Littauer 324, Fainsod Room, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA 02138

 

Title: "The Attack on Democracy in Europe and the US: The Illiberal Governance Model"

 

There will be three readings for this session.

  1. " Civil Society Independence - Democracy...
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2017 Mar 02

Study Group: International Criminal Court with Luis Moreno Ocampo

2:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Location to be released to accepted applicants.

 

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the first-ever Prosecutor of the ICC, will convene a dynamic group of select students and researchers from across Harvard University to workshop chapters of his forthcoming book on the emergence and evolution of the ICC.

 

Dates & Times:

2/2/2017 Thursday, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

3/2/2017 Thursday, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

4/6/2017 Thursday, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

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2017 Jan 27

Carr Talk & Coffee: "Assessing the impact of new weapons systems on the permissibility of attacks in asymmetrical conflicts."

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Carr Center Conference Room R-219

Join us for the first Carr Talk & Coffee of the Semester! Students, Faculty, Staff and Fellows come together to discuss pressing human rights issues, and Carr Center Fellows present their latest research.

Carr Center's Fellow...

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