Helena Kennedy – Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 3

Event Date: 11 May 2017 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: BIH Masterclass: Using the Law for Social Justice and other Utopian Ideals – Session 3: Terrorism & State Power Speaker: Helena Kennedy QC Chair: Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, Birkbeck, University of London In this Masterclass, which is …

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Jay Winter – René Cassin, the Holocaust, and the Universal Declaration for Human Rights

      Event Date: 27 June 2013 Room B34 Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Jay Winter (Yale) – René Cassin, the Holocaust, and the Universal Declaration for Human Rights Remembrance is not a human right but the precondition for the effective establishment and maintenance of …

Bertrand Ramcharan – The UN Quest for the Protection of Human Rights

  Event Date: 17 June 2013 Windsor Auditorium Windsor Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London in association with the Magna Carta Trust presents: The 2013 Magna Carta Lecture Dr. Bertrand Ramcharan (Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights) – The UN Quest for the Protection of Human Rights Dr. Bertrand …

After Human Rights?

26 February 2010 – panelists will examine, challenge and rethink the tension between ‘particular, nationally-bounded’ citizenship and ‘natural’ human rights drawing on the insights of theoretical and empirical scholarship and of the politics of human rights activism.