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Ariel E. Dulitzky

  • Clinical Professor;
  • Director - Human Rights Clinic

Activities

  • Participant

    April 29, 2014

    Geneva, Switzerland via videoconference

    During the 6th Session of the Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED), Professor Dulitzky gave a talk entitled “Military Justice in the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance and the work of the WGEID.” This was for a public discussion on “Enforced Disappearances and Military Justice” held by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United Nations.

  • Panelist

    April 10, 2014

    American University Washington College of Law and the Cyrus Vance Center Conference

    At the conference "Desafíos para el litigio estratégico en América Latina" (Challenges to strategic litigation in Latin America), Professor Dulitzky served as a panelist. The panel was entitled "Mecanismos extrajudiciales de protección y promoción de los derechos humanos a nivel local e internacional" ("Judicial mechanisms for the protection and promotion of human rights at local and international levels").

  • Keynote Speaker

    April 4, 2014

    UT Law Chicano/Hispanic Law Students' Association Annual Banquet

    At the annual Cultural Celebration and Awards Banquet hosted by the Chicano/Hispanic Law Students' Association, Professor Dulitzky was honored to give the keynote speech.

  • Attendee

    April 1, 2014

    University of Notre Dame’s Center for Civil & Human Rights

    Participated in the conference “The Future of the Inter-American Human Rights System.”

  • Participant

    March 27, 2014

    UT Institute for Historical Studies

    Presented a talk entitled “The Supreme Court and Inter-American Court of Human Rights: the Amnesty Law and an uncomfortable relationship” for an event called "The Brazilian Coup D’État of 1964: A Roundtable Discussion to Mark its 50th Anniversary."

  • Participant

    March 26, 2014

    Geneva, Switzerland via videoconference

    Made a presentation for the International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances (ICAED) unity statement meeting. This meeting was entitled “ICAED Rising Up! The 2nd ICAED General Membership Conference” and was part of the global campaign for the universal ratification and full implementation of the UN Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.

  • Commentator

    February 13, 2014 – February 14, 2014

    UT School of Law

    Spoke at the Annual Conference of the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice. This conference was entitled "Human Rights Constitutionalism: Global Aspirations, Local Realities."

  • Organizer

    January 30, 2014 – January 31, 2014

    UT School of Law

    Organized a visit to the UT School of Law by a Justice and clerks from the Tribunal Electoral del Poder Judicial de la Federación de México (Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico). In addition to the visit, a public workshop took place on January 30 called “Comparative Election Law: México-USA.” The delegation met with Dean Ward Farnsworth and faculty and toured campus attractions relevant to their discipline.

  • Panelist

    January 22, 2014

    Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas

    This forum entitled “Foro Urgente: Foreigners in their own Country, Dominicans of Haitian Descent and the Struggle for Citizenship” was sponsored by LLILAS Benson, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Latin American Law, the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, and the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies.

  • Keynote Speaker

    December 9, 2013

    National Human Rights Institute of Chile

    Gave one of the three keynote speeches at the presentation of the Annual Report of Chile’s National Human Rights Institute (INDH). The other two keynote speakers at the ceremony were the President of the INDH and the President of the Republic of Chile.

  • Keynote Speaker

    November 13, 2013

    3rd Annual Symposium of the Democratic Memorial, Barcelona

    Professor Dulitzky was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony of "El III Col-loqui Internacional del Memorial Democràtic" (3rd Annual Symposium of the Democratic Memorial) entitled "Catalonia in Transition" at the Palace of the Catalan Government in Barcelona. His speech was on "Transitions, amnesties and crimes of the past."

  • ITAM and UT Schools of Law Joint Colloquium

    October 18, 2013 – October 19, 2013

    UT School of Law

    Organized a joint colloquium for faculty from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM) and the University of Texas School of Law and hosted by the UT School of Law.

  • Attendee

    April 28, 2013 – May 1, 2013

    Conference on Clinical Legal Education - The Value of Variety: Opportunities, Implications and Challenges of Diversification in Clinical Programs, San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • Respondent

    April 8, 2013

    University of Texas School of Law

    Professor Dulitzky spoke as respondent to a lecture given by Charles Moyer from the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights on “The Inter-American System of Human Rights: From an auspicious beginning to an uncertain future.”

  • Moderator

    April 4, 2013

    "The Inter-American Human Rights System in Crisis," panel at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law

    Professor Dulitzky moderated a panel including the speakers Breno de Souza Diaz de Costa, Interim Representative of Brazil to the Organization of American States, Joel Antonio Hernández García, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the Organization of American States, Monica Pinto of the University of Buenos Aires Law School, and José Miguel Vivanco of Americas Division of Human Rights Watch. The panel was cosponsored by the Human Rights Interest Group, the Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Interest Group, and the International Refugee Law Interest Group.

  • Reviewer

    March 22, 2013

    Isonomía, Revista de Teoría y Filosofía del Derecho (Journal of Theory and Philosophy of Law)

    Performed an anonymous review of a publication submitted to the journal Isonomía, published by the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).

  • Speaker

    March 2, 2013

    Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico, Mexico City

    "Elections, political rights, and international law of human rights: jurisprudence of the Committee on Human Rights and the European Tribunal on Human Rights" as part of the "North American Political Electoral System," a seminar on electoral law in the United States.

  • Chair

    February 15, 2013

    University of Texas at Austin

    "Violence and the Politics of Memory," Abriendo Brecha Conference: Activist Scholarship in the Americas.

  • Speaker

    2011

    Universidad de San Andres Law School, Argentina

    "Impact and Effectiveness of the Inter-American Human Rights System"

  • Speaker

    2011

    Encuentros Clinicos, Buenos Aires

    "The Human Rights Situation in Argentina from a Regional Perspective"

  • Guest Lecturer

    2011

    Universidad de San Andres Law School, Argentina

    "Developing Professionalism"

  • Speaker

    2011

    Event sponsored by the Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies, The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, and the Human Rights Clinic, at UT Law School

    "Enforced Disappearances in Mexico: From the 'Dirty War' to the 'War on Drug-Trafficking': preliminary findings of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances' mission to Mexico

  • Co-Organizer and Moderator

    2010

    University of Texas School of Law

    "Two Paths in Democracy: Mexico-United States", a two day conference on electoral law.

  • Presenter

    2010

    XXIX International Congress of Latin American Studies

    Professor Dulitzky presented his paper "Massacres Without Blood: Human Rights Discourse and the Representation of Violence in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights"

  • Commentator

    2010

    XXIX International Congress of Latin American Studies

    Professor Dulitzky served as a discussant on a panel at the XXIX International Congress of Latin American Studies in Toronto, Canada.

  • Speaker

    2010

    Human Rights Masters Program, University of Buenos Aires School of Law

    "National Human Rights Plans"

  • Speaker

    2010

    University of Lanus and the Center for Legal and Social Studies, Argentina

    "Implementation of Human Rights Treaties in Federal States"

  • Speaker

    2010

    University of Mar del Plata School of Law, Argentina

    "Economic, social and cultural rights in the Inter-American System"

  • Expert Consultant to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

    2010

    United Nations, Geneva

    "Optional Protocol to provide a communication procedure for the Convention on the Rights of the Child"

  • Guest Lecturer

    2010

    Institute for Global Law and Policy First Annual Workshop on Global Law and Economic Policy, Harvard Law School

    "Human Rights and Social Justice: Economic and Social Rights, Possibilities for Radical Transformation?"

  • Presenter

    2010

    UT International Law Society of Texas

    Professional Panel on careers in international law

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Contact Information

Ariel E. Dulitzky

adulitzky@law.utexas.edu

Work (512) 232-1256

Office: CCJ 1.324B
The University of Texas at Austin
727 E Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

Faculty Assistant

Theodore P. Magee tmagee@law.utexas.edu
(512) 232-5304

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