Study Group

2018 Feb 26

Study Group: Metamorphosis - New Rights on the Horizon

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

T 520- Nye B

The study group will meet on four occasions this semester. Upcoming dates to be annouced shortly.

*If you would like to participate in this semester's study group, apply by submitting your CV and Cover Letter to Carr_Center@hks.harvard.edu before 5pm Friday, February 16!  (If you were in this study group in the fall, you do not have to reapply.)

In your cover letter, please indicate your interest and affiliation. As you consider your interest, please note that you will need to come prepared with the readings for each...

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2018 Feb 14

Study Group: An Introduction to the UN Human Rights System

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Carr Center Conference Room, Rubenstein 219, Harvard Kennedy School

Study Group: An Introduction to the United Nations Human Rights System with Carr Center Fellow, Leo Castilho

Meeting dates (all 12:00 - 1:30pm in the Carr Center Conference Room, Rubenstein-219, Harvard Kennedy School of Government *subject to change - participants will be informed of any changes as soon as possible*).

  • Wednesday February 7, 
  • Wednesday February 14, 
  • Wednesday March 7, 
  • and Wednesday March 21. 

In this study group, participants will...

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2017 Feb 16

Study Group - The Democracy Crisis in Europe and the US: A Comparative Perspective

4:00pm

Location: 

Location will be released to accepted applicants.

Governance

How is liberal democracy being attacked by "illiberal governance" in Europe and the US? What is the "illiberal governance" model in Hungary, Poland, Turkey and Russia?  Is it a sustainable alternative to liberal democracy, or a nationalist reaction against globalization and outside elites that may not prove sustainable?...

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2017 Feb 02

Study Group: International Criminal Court with Luis Moreno Ocampo

Registration Closed 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Carr Center Conference Room, Rubenstein 219

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.

Location: Carr Conference Room, Rubenstein 219

Applications are now closed. 

 

 

2017 Feb 22

Study Group: Human Rights, Ethics and Philanthropy

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Carr Center Conference Room

Carr Center Fellow Patricia Illingworth will lead a semester long study group, Human Rights, Ethics and Philanthropy.

About the Study Group

Given great global and domestic need, the moral imperative to help others is pressing and falls on the state, civil society, enterprises and individuals.   In recent years philanthropy – the “love of humanity” – has received widespread...

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2017 Jan 25

Study Group: Human Rights, Ethics & Philanthropy

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Carr Center Conference Room

Carr Center Fellow Patricia Illingworth will lead a semester long study group, Human Rights, Ethics and Philanthropy.

About the Study Group:

Given great global and domestic need, the moral imperative to help others is pressing and falls on the state, civil society, enterprises and individuals.   In recent years philanthropy – the “love of humanity” – has received widespread...

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2016 Oct 05

The International Criminal Court (Study Group)

2:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Nye C

The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy is delighted to announce that Fellow Luis Moreno-Ocampo will lead a study group on the ICC this semester.

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.

The group will meet:

Carr Conference Room (Except for October 5th - Nye C)
2:30-4:30 PM
September 8th, October 5th...

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2016 Sep 20

Human Rights and Technology (Study Group)

Repeats every 2 weeks every Tuesday until Tue Nov 15 2016 .
2:30pm to 3:30pm

2:30pm to 3:30pm
2:30pm to 3:30pm
2:30pm to 3:30pm
2:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Taubman 401

*Please note - Registrations are now closed for the semester*

The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy is delighted to announce that Senior Fellow Steven Livingston will lead a study group on “Human Rights & Technology” this semester.

The group will meet every other Tuesday from 2:30pm – 3:30pm throughout the Fall semester (Sept 20th, Oct 4th, Oct 18th, Nov 1st, Nov 15th).

Together,...

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Luis  Gabriel Moreno-Ocampo

Luis Gabriel Moreno-Ocampo

Senior Fellow

Luis Moreno-Ocampo was the first Prosecutor (June 2003- June 2012) of the new and permanent International Criminal Court.  His office was involved in twenty of the most serious crises of the 21st century including Iraq, Korea, Afghanistan, and Palestine. He conducted investigations in seven different countries, presenting charges against Muammar Gaddafi for crimes against humanity committed in Libya, the President of the Sudan Omar Al Bashir for genocide in Darfur, the former President of Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo, Joseph Kony and the former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Jean Pierre Bemba. Previously, Moreno-Ocampo played a crucial role during the transition to democracy in Argentina, as the deputy prosecutor in the "Junta trial" in 1985 and the Prosecutor in the trial against a military rebellion in 1991. He was a Visiting Professor at Stanford University and Harvard University. After the end of his tenure as ICC Prosecutor, Moreno Ocampo was the chairman of the World Bank Expert Panel on the Padma Bridge project. He is now in private practice at a New York law firm.

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Timothy Patrick McCarthy

Timothy Patrick McCarthy

Lecturer on History and Literature, Public Policy, and Education
Core Faculty and Director, Culture Change & Social Justice Initiatives
Faculty Convener, Emerging Human Rights Leaders Program & Host and Director, "A.R.T. of Human Rights"

Timothy Patrick McCarthy is an award-winning scholar, educator, and public servant. He holds a joint faculty appointment in Harvard’s...

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