Tag Archives: Center for Human Rights and International Justice

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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Immigrant life

The Center for Human Rights and International Justice (CHRIJ) is hosting a book launch on Nov. 16 to mark the publication of two books exploring different facets of the life of the immigrant in the US and in the Boston … Continue reading

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Human rights in history

Three distinguished authors will convene for a special roundtable discussion on human rights in history and the development of the concept. The event will feature: Samuel Moyn of Columbia University, author of The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History; Michael … Continue reading

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