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Past HRS Events


Below is a list of colloquia, symposia, Human Rights Labs and other events the Human Rights Studies program at Purdue has hosted over the past several years. For information on upcoming events, follow our social media feeds linked to above.

Human Rights Labs


MORGANNA LAMBETH
Purdue University
"Does Genetic Enhancement Instrumentalize Offspring? A New Framework for Thinking about Instrumentalization"
February 2020 
 
MELANIE BEASLEY
Purdue University
"The Right to Recognition: Stable Isotope Analysis as a Method for Provenancing Human Skeletal Remains"
January 2020
 
ELENA BENEDICTO
Purdue University
"IYIL - International Year of Indigenous Languages: Where Are We 500+ Years Later"
November 19th, 2019

LEONARD HARRIS
Purdue University
"Human Rights, Necro-being and the Unsay-able"
October 23rd, 2019

ANDREW FLACHS
Purdue University
“Cultivating Knowledge: Biotechnology, Sustainability, and the Human Cost of Cotton Capitalism in India”
September 11th, 2019

LACEY J. DAVIDSON
Purdue University
“That’s Racist! Descriptive and Explanatory Accounts of Human Rights Violations”
February 13th, 2019

SWATI SRIVASTAVA
Purdue University
“Amnesty International and the Politics of Sovereign Independence"
January 15th, 2019

JENNIFER KAUFMANN-BUHLER
Purdue University
November 13th, 2018

MARY X. MITCHELL
Purdue University
October 16th, 2018

AMBER NICKELL
Purdue University
September 18th, 2018 

T. COLE JONES
"The Problem of Prisoners of War in the American Revolution"
April 10th, 2018

ANN MARIE CLARK
Purdue University
"The Justice Politics of Rights: Human Rights and Global Development Advocacy"
March 7th, 2018

PAUL DANYI
Purdue University
"Bypassing Democracy: Why Domestic Human Rights NGOs in Democracies Use International Institutions"
January 23rd, 2018

SORIN ADAM MATEI
Purdue University
"Humanitarian Informatics: What It Is and What It Can Be"
November 14th, 2017

JOZEF MAJERNIK
University of Chicago
"Jan Patočka: The Life of a Dissident Philosopher Under Communism"
October 25th, 2017

ELLEN GRUENBAUM
Purdue University
"Extending Gendered Human Rights: The Case of FGM/C in a World of Harmful Global Practices"
April 5th, 2017

WILLIAM G. GRAY
Purdue University
"Almost Infamous: Why West Germans Stopped Highlighting Human Rights Abuses in Brazil"
March 21st, 2017

ELIZABETH WIRTZ
Purdue University
"Keeping and Breaking Promises: The Shifting State of Refugee Policy Under the Current US Administration"
February 8th, 2017

Science and Social Context Lecture Series


ALICE PAWLEY
Purdue University
"Asking Questions We Walk: Developing a Moral Infrastructure in Engineering Education to Improve Diversity and the Response to the Climate Crisis"
November, 2019

FREDERICK R. DAVIS
Purdue University
"Policies of Toxicity: Science and Pesticides"
November 29th, 2018

HALEY OLIVER
Purdue University
"Building Food Technology Capacity to Improve Food Security in Afghanistan"
November 16th, 2017

DIEGO SOARES DA SILVEIRA
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
"Copyright, Knowledge, and Intercultural Translation Practices: Science and Indigenous Knowledge in Contemporary Brazil"
November 3rd, 2016

Symposia


THIRTY YEARS AFTER GLOBAL 1989
April 8th, 2019

REFUGEES CRISIS PAST AND PRESENT
April 24th, 2017 

THE HUMAN RIGHTS SPRING FORUM
March 11th-12th, 2016

Other Events


Scholars at Risk Lecture
SAYED AKHLAQ
"Academia and Human Rights in Afghanistan"
April 19th, 2018

The Human Rights Program Launch Event
ELISA MASSIMINO
Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University
"U.S. Leadership on Global Human Rights"
September 7th, 2016

THEODORA DRAGOSTINOVA
Ohio State University
"From the Iron Curtain to Fortress Europe: The Refugee Crisis and the European Idea at a Crossroad"
April 18th, 2016

DON HOWARD
University of Notre Dame
"In Defense of (Virtuous) Autonomous Weapons"
December 14th, 2015

CSONGOR ISTVÁN NAGY
University of Szeged
"Do European Union Member States Have to Respect Human Rights?: The Application of the European Union's 'Federal Bill of Rights' to Member States"
November 17th, 2015

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