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Rapoport Center Speaker Series: Approaches to Religious Freedom and Secularism

Mon, March 3, 2014 • 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM • UT Austin School of Law, Eidman Courtroom (CCJ 2.306)

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice is pleased to announce our spring speaker series, which is on European and North American Approaches to Human Rights.  The colloquium series is organized in collaboration with European Studies and is the result of a grant from the European Union.  We will meet every other Monday beginning February 3 (excluding spring break) from 3:45-5:45 at the School of Law.  The sessions will bring together scholars and advocates from Europe and North America to engage in dialogue on pressing human rights issues of the day in both regions, from security and immigration to labor rights. 

  • Sonia Dayan-Herzbrun,Professor Emeritus of Social Sciences, University Paris Diderot-Paris 7
  • Hilal Elver, Research Professor in Global Studies and Co-director of the Project on Climate Change, Human Security and Democracy, University of Santa Barbara
  • Richard Falk, Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice, Emeritus, Princeton University, and Research Professor, Global and International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Institute for Historical Studies

It will be held in the Eidman Courtroom (CCJ 2.306) in the School of Law.

For a full list of the series topics and speakers, please click here.


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