Tag Archives: Center for Human Rights and International Justice

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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Author Talk: Youth Held at the Border

Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Lisa (Leigh) Patel Stevens will read from and discuss her new book Youth Held at the Border: Immigration, Education and the Politics of Inclusion on January 29 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room … Continue reading

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“Aftermath” a Best Book

Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora by Law School Professor Daniel Kanstroom, associate director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, has been named one of the “Best 2012 Books About Justice” by The Atlantic. The … Continue reading

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Aftermath Book Launch

The Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice will host a book launch for Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora, written by Law Professor Daniel Kanstroom, on Sept. 12 at 5:00 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. Kanstroom will offer commentary … Continue reading

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Boy soldier

Ishmael Beah, whose memoir A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier tells his story of being forced to be a child soldier during Sierra Leone’s civil war in the mid-1990s, will speak on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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