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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Exploring Sanctuary: Hopes and Realities


Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Join CCHR as we convene a Notre Dame panel discussion addressing the possibilities and limitations of sanctuary as a model for protecting vulnerable populations.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

American Leadership in the 21st Century


Location: 1140 Eck Hall of Law

Ambassador David Robinson, Assistant Secretary and Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, U.S. Department of State, will deliver a talk on the future of American leadership as it relates to issues around the world. 

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Face to Face: An Encounter with Human Trafficking


Location: O'Shaughnessy Great Hall

This exhibition takes the form of a "Humans of New York" display, featuring photos and narratives of victims, survivors, and combatants of human trafficking around the world.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Guantanamo Bay: Obama's Legacy, Trump's Challenge


Location: 3130 Eck Hall of Law

Paul Lewis will discuss the bitter political environment he faced during his tenure, and the logistical, legal, and ideological challenges that face us as we contemplate an expanded Guantanamo Bay.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

PORTALS: Conversations about the police, by the policed


Location: 3130 Eck Hall of Law

Vesla Weaver

Director, Center for the Study of Inequality
Institute for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University

In 2015, Americans learned that public authorities in Ferguson, Missouri had imposed a “predatory system of government” on poor black citizens.Ferguson residents were targeted, arrested, and summonsed on civil-ordinance violations, assessed prohibitive fines and fees, and subjected to jail if they failed to pay. Monetary penalties served as the gateway for an elaborate and lucrative poverty trap for citizens, who became mired cycles of perpetual debt and payment and mounting entanglements with police and courts.…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Soul of Development: the 50th Anniversary of Populorum Progressio


Location: McKenna Hall

The Center for Social Concerns Catholic Social Tradition Conference, The Soul of Development: 50th Anniversary of Populorum Progressio will address the thematic social justice issues in this seminal modern Catholic social thought document.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017