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September 27, 2012

Today, Sept. 27: The Future of Human Rights and Revolution in the Arab World

Event Notice

September 27

“The Future of Human Rights and the Revolution in the Arab World”

12 pm

Wasserstein 3007

How has the international human rights regime informed the Arab world’s politics? And how did that impact on the Arab uprisings of 2011-2012? Now that it is clear that the Arab uprisings were, at best, incomplete revolutions, will human rights prove to be relevant or irrelevant to the future of this changing region?

Please join us for a talk on these topics by Anthony Tirado Chase, Associate Professor of Diplomacy & World Affairs at Occidental College, and author of both Human Rights, Revolution, and Reform in the Muslim World (2012) and Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices (2006, with Amr Hamzawy).

This event is being co-sponsored by HLS Advocates for Human Rights

AND LATER TODAY…

“Legal Practice Settings: Public International Law Panel”

5:30- 7 pm

Wasserstein 1010

Buffet Dinner Will Be Served

Come hear a panel of public international attorneys provide descriptions of their practice, work environment and career path, and learn how you can break into this exciting field.

Panelists: Robert Anderson, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative;  Mona Khalil, Senior Legal Officer in the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs; and Viviana Waisman, Executive Director for Women’s Link WorldWide. The event will be moderated by Bonnie Docherty, ’01, Senior Clinical Instructor, International Human Rights Clinic.

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