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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Aaron Chassy: Civil Society and Development Effectiveness

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Location: 3130 Eck Hall of Law

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Aaron Chassy is a specialist in good governance and civil society whose areas of expertise include decentralization and democratic local governance, implementing participatory policy reform and civil society development.

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Friday, February 7, 2014

Human Trafficking: Culture, Demand, and Prevention Training

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Location: 1140 Eck Hall of Law

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CCHR will host a training session aimed at helping individuals and businesses identify signs of human trafficking. The training program, an initiative of the Indiana Attorney General’s office, is designed to enhance the ability to identify victims of human and sexual trafficking, and provide resources to assist victims when identified.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Friday, March 21, 2014

The Quality of Mercy: Dui Hua's Work in China

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Location: 3130 Eck Hall of Law

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John Kamm, executive director of the Dui Hua Foundation, will discuss recent work focused on the protection of the rights of women prisoners through the implementation of the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-Custodial Measures for Women Offenders (the Bangkok Rules).

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Future of the Inter-American Human Rights System

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Location: 1130 Eck Hall of Law

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A distinguished panel of human rights lawyers, scholars, diplomats, and judges involved with the Inter-American Human Rights System will share their views on challenges facing the system and offer visions for the future.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Property as a Human Right

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

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CCHR Visiting Scholar Sebastián López Escarcena, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, will discuss his work on property rights.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Mexico's Drug War and Human Rights

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Location: 1310 Biolchini

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LL.M. Students in International Human Rights Law, Juan Pablo Alemán and Andrea Guadarrama will discuss the drawn-out drug war in Mexico and its human rights implications.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Human Trafficking: Victimhood and Criminality

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Location: 3130 Eck Hall

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Alexandra Levy will discuss the realities of who human trafficking victims are - and what it means when we’re confronted with a narrative that doesn’t conform to our expectations.

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Friday, May 23, 2014

Hatun Willakuy Online: A New English Version of the Final Report of the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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Location: Chicago

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The Center for Civil and Human Rights, in cooperation with The International Center for Transitional Justice and the Instituto de Democracia y Derechos Humanos de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, will launch a new online version of the Final Report of the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the Latin American Studies Association congress in Chicago.…

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Under Caesar's Sword: Christian Response to Persecution: A Public Symposium

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Location: 1140 Eck Hall of Law

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To inaugurate its new three-year research project, The Center for Civil & Human Rights, in partnership with the Religious Freedom Project at Georgetown University, will hold a public symposium to discuss the responses of Christian communities across the globe facing persecution.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Clynes Chair in Judicial Ethics Lecture: Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor

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Location: 1140 Eck Hall of Law

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As domestic and international courts and tribunals tend to consider, and even incorporate, the criteria of other courts to interpret human rights treaties, the notion of judicial dialogue constitutes one of the most innovative features of judicial relations in the 21st century.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Catholic Social Teaching and Slavery

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Location: 1130 Eck Hall

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Jennifer Mason McAward, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, presents  a review of Catholic Social Teaching in relation to America’s history of slavery and racism.

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Monday, November 10, 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014

Europe and Islam: the Challenge of Diversity

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Location: 3130 Eck Hall of Law

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The presence of Islam is perceived today as one of the novelties of the contemporary European scene, challenging an alleged European universality.

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Friday, December 5, 2014