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

October 22, 2014
[Colloquium on Health & Human Rights]
What is (a) Life Worth? Genealogy and Anthropology of Inequality November 3, 2014
[Colloquium on Health & Human Rights]
Bioethics and Human Rights: Can Human Rights Survive the Posthuman? November 17, 2014
[Colloquium on Health & Human Rights]
Nutrition, Gender and Food Security in Africa December 1, 2014
[World AIDS Day Conference]
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Spring 2015 (date TBA)
[Annual Conference]
Frances T. "Sissy" Farenthold: A Woman of Principle

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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