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Human Rights Happy Hour: Lora Wildenthal to speak on “Asylum Rights between Left and Right: The German Case,” October 25, 2010

On Monday, October 25, 2010, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host Professor Lora Wildenthal, associate professor of history at Rice University, who will present a lecture entitled “Asylum Rights between Left and Right: The German Case.”


An Interview with Karen Engle on her new book on indigenous rights and international law, The Elusive Promise of Indigenous Development: Rights, Culture, Strategy

Read an interview with Karen L. Engle, Cecil D. Redford Professor in Law and director of the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, about her new book, The Elusive Promise of Indigenous Development: Rights, Culture, Strategy. The book was published in fall 2010 by Duke University Press.


Human Rights Happy Hour: Daniel Brinks and Varun Gauri to speak on “Assessing the Distributive Impact of Social and Economic Rights in Litigation: More Litigation = More Inequality?” September 27, 2010

On Monday, September 27, 2010, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host Professor Daniel Brinks, associate professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin, and Varun Gauri, a World Bank senior economist, at the first Human Rights Happy Hour of the Fall 2010 semester. Brinks and Gauri will co-present a lecture entitled “Assessing the Distributive Impact of Social and Economic Rights in Litigation: More Litigation = More Inequality?”


Professor Ariel Dulitzky appointed to the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

The United Nations Human Rights Council has endorsed the nomination of Ariel Dulitzky, a clinical law professor at the University of Texas School of Law, to a five-person Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances.