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Cancelled IHS Panel discussion: “Historians are from Venus, Social Scientists are from Mars: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to the Study of Human Rights”

Thu, February 13, 2014 • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM • GAR 4.100

Due to disruption of air travel of invited participants, this event has been canceled. Friday’s proceedings in the School of Law - CCJ building - will continue as planned -- see web site.

“Historians are from Venus, Social Scientists are from Mars: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to the Study of Human Rights,” a panel discussion on cross-disciplinary approaches to the study of human rights featuring prominent scholars in the field.

Panelists:

  • Manu Bhagavan
, Professor of History; Chair of the Human Rights Program at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, Hunter College CUNY
  • 

Daniel M. Brinks, 
Associate Professor of Government; Co-Director, Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Samuel Moyn, 
James Bryce Professor of European Legal History, Columbia University

Co-moderators:

  • Zachary Elkins, Associate Professor of Government; Fellow of H. Malcolm Macdonald Chair in Constitutional and Comparative Law,  The University of Texas at Austin
  • Seth Garfield, Associate Professor of History; Director, Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History, The University of Texas at Austin

This panel is part of the conference:
"Human Rights Constitutionalism: Global Aspirations, Local Realities"  

Free and open to all. No registration needed for this panel, however if you are attending the conference please register here.

Sponsored by: Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice; Center for European Studies; Government Dept.; Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History; LLILAS Benson; South Asia Institute


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