Tag Archives: Center for Human Rights and International Justice

Book award for Professor Lykes

The Institute for the Study of Genocide has named Beyond Repair? Mayan Women’s Protagonism in the Aftermath of Genocidal Harm winner of the 2021 Lemkin Book Award. Beyond Repair? was co-written by Alison Crosby (York University, Toronto) and Lynch School … Continue reading

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People on the move

The Center for Human Rights and International Justice will present a discussion with Rebecca Hamlin, author of the new book Crossing: How We Label and React to People on the Move (Stanford University Press), on September 21 at 4:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Mayan women

The Center for Human Rights and International Justice will host an event Apr. 25 to mark the publication of a new book co-authored by BC Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor M. Brinton Lykes and Alison Crosby of … Continue reading

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Sanctuary and asylum

Author Linda Rabben will present a talk based on her book Sanctuary & Asylum: A Social and Political History on Mar. 2 at noon in Devlin 026. Rabben, an anthropologist, offers a long history of the practice of sanctuary―giving refuge to the threatened, … Continue reading

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A one percenter takes on inequality

Can we suspend class war long enough to consider a new way forward? Chuck Collins, author of the book Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good, … Continue reading

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The assassination of Sister Maura

Author Eileen Markey will discuss her book, A Radical Faith: The Assassination of Sister Maura, on Feb. 22 at 4:30 p.m. in McGuinn Auditorium. A Radial Faith follows the life of Sister Maura Clarke, one of four U.S. churchwomen murdered by a … Continue reading

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War on immigrants

Sociologist Mary C. Waters will present “The War on Crime and the War on Immigrants: Racial and Legal Exclusion in the 21st Century United States” on Nov. 17 at noon in Barat House. Waters is the M.E. Zukerman professor of sociology at … Continue reading

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Undocumented and coming of age in America

Roberto Gonzales, author of Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America, will give a lecture as part of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice’s conversation series “After Obama: What is the future of our ‘Nation of … Continue reading

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Argentina’s Dirty War Book Discussion

Assistant Professor of Sociology Gustavo Morello SJ, will discuss his new book, The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War, on Feb. 9 at noon in McGuinn 334. The book discussion is sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and International … Continue reading

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Lykes named co-editor of journal

Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice Associate Director M. Brinton Lykes, a professor of community-cultural psychology in the Lynch School of Education, has been named co-editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Transitional Justice.  The journal publishes high quality … Continue reading

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