The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

Partners for change at the intersection of academics and advocacy.


World AIDS Day Conference Participants

Adriana Corral (MFA candidate, University of Texas) discusses her artwork on the femicides in Ciudad Juárez during a workshop organized by the Rapoport Center's Human Rights & the Arts Working Group, January 2013

The Rapoport Center sponsors numerous events throughout the academic year. The Center's Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series brings activists and scholars from around the world to deliver lectures focusing on today's pressing human rights issues. Along with the speaker series, the Center organizes various conferences that bring together multidisciplinary panels featuring academics, artists, and policy-makers. You can view audio and video from our past events here. To receive information about upcoming events, please join our mailing list.

Upcoming Events

April 21, 2014
Speaker Series: Comparing European and North American Approaches to Human Rights
Approaches to Labor Rights
Mitchel Lasser, Jack G. Clarke Professor of Law and Director of Graduate Studies, Cornell Law School
Kerry Rittich, Professor, Faculty of Law and the Women's and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto
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World AIDS Day Conference Participants

Judge Dennis Davis (High Court of Cape Town) discusses the impact of amnesty provisions in post-apartheid South Africa at the Rapoport Center's ninth annual conference on "Impunity, Justice and the Human Rights Agenda" (February 2013)

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