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Nobel Prize winner

Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi, an Iranian lawyer and human rights activist, will give an address on Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. in Gasson Hall 100. Ebadi was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts in support of democracy and human … Continue reading

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Understanding Israel/Palestine

For many, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seems intractable. But in her new book, Understanding Israel/Palestine: Race, Nation, and Human Rights in the Conflict (Sense Publishers, 2015), author Eve Spangler contends that a resolution is a possibility if parties are willing to approach the situation from a human … 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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