April 12, 2017

Tomorrow, April 13: The experience of a Judge at the European Court of Human Rights


We’re very pleased to bring you two compelling events tomorrow, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Please see below.

Judge Keller_Final“The treadmill to somewhere: The experience of a Judge at the European Court of Human Rights”

12:00- 1:00 p.m.
WCC 1010

Lunch will be provided

Please join us for a talk by Prof. Dr. iur. Helen Keller, currently a judge of the European Court of Human Rights, who will reflect on the challenges and achievements of serving on the world’s most advanced – and overworked – international human rights court. Judge Keller is also a professor of law at the University of Zurich, a leading scholar of human rights law, and a former member of the UN Human Rights Committee.


Film series poster - Private Revolutions“Private Revolutions: Young, Female, Egyptian”

5:00- 7:00 p.m.
Pound 101


Please join us for a screening of “Private Revolutions: Young, Female, Egyptian”, a documentary that chronicles over two years the lives of four young Egyptian women from various social backgrounds who are fighting for their rights and for change after the revolution. The director of the film, Alexandria Schneider, will join us afterwards for a discussion and Q & A.

The screening is the last in a film series presented by Islamic Legal Studies: Law and Social Change about women, rights, and activism in the Muslim world. HRP is co-sponsoring the series, which showcases films that highlight women’s struggles, conflicts, and triumphs across the region.

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