December 18, 2017

Fall 2017 Events in Review: A Recap in Video and Audio


The Human Rights Program hosted an exciting array of speakers and panels this fall, including talks by the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Killings and experts on gender justice in South Africa and LGBTI equality in Jamaica.

For those who missed out, we’ve included videos and recordings from some of our featured events below:

“Decriminalization & Human Rights: A Panel Discussion,” with Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Policy Program at HLS and Professor of Law Carol Steiker, Professor of Philosophy and Law at Rutgers Douglas Husak, and HRP Associate Director Emily Nagisa Keehn, moderated by HRP Co-Director and Professor of Law Gerald Neuman Nov. 10, 2017, on YouTube and Soundcloud

A Facebook Live conversation with Dr. Yanghee Lee, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Nov. 3, 2017, on YouTube

Dr. Agnès Callamard, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions, Nov. 1, 2017, on YouTube

A Facebook Live conversation with Dr. Ziba Mir-Hosseini, leading Islamic feminist scholar and founding member of Musawah Global Movement for Equality and Justice in the Muslim Family, Sept. 29, 2017, on YouTube

“Tackling Gender-Based Violence & HIV in Southern Africa,” a talk by Dean Peacock, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Sonke Gender Justice, Sept. 28, 2017, on SoundCloud

A Facebook Live conversation about the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar with HRP Co-Director Tyler Giannini, Clinical Instructor Yee Htun, and HKS student Tarek Zeidan’18, Sept. 25, 2017, on YouTube

“Freedom of Expression and LGBTI Equality in Jamaica,” a talk by Maurice Tomlinson, attorney and senior policy analyst with the Canadian Legal Network, Sept. 19, 2017, on SoundCloud

Check back in January for our spring events, featuring “Human Rights in a Time of Populism,” a public conference on March 23 -24, 2018.

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