Closing civil society space

The Carr Center identifies and challenges threats to civil society actors, including restrictions imposed on human rights defenders and activists.

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 JFK Street, Read more about FINAL OPEN SESSION: The Democracy Crisis in Europe and the US: A Comparative Perspective" Study Group

Kathryn Sikkink gives Plenary address at APSA 2016

Kathryn Sikkink gives Plenary address at APSA 2016

September 5, 2016

Carr Center's Kathryn Sikkink gave the Plenary address at the 2016 American Political Science Association's Annual Meeting. Her talk, "Are We Making Progress in Human Rights? Transformations in Knowledge and Activism,”  drew on material from her forthcoming book Making Human Rights Work: Evidence for Hope.  

Said Sikkink, "recently there has been a surge of pessimism about the legitimacy and effectiveness of human rights law, institutions, and movements Read more about Kathryn Sikkink gives Plenary address at APSA 2016

Closing Civil Society Space

The Carr Center identifies and challenges threats to civil society actors, including restrictions imposed on human rights defenders and activists.