Divided by a Common Heritage: Human Rights in Europe and the United States

9:30- 5:30 p.m.
Milstein East C

Please join us for a conference devoted to commonalities and divergences in approaches to human rights. Topics include privacy and security (in the context of cyber communications) and discrimination and equality (racial and other forms of intolerance). Panelists are Harvard academics and European scholars and practitioners. See the complete list of panels and panelists here.

Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, will deliver a keynote address at noon in Milstein East B. Dean of Harvard Law School Martha Minow will make introductory remarks. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to [email protected].

This conference is being sponsored by the Council of Europe, the Human Rights Program, the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard, and the Weatherhead Initiative on Global History at Harvard.