Saturday, February 1, 2020


Dr. Rosalee Gonzalez on Indigenous and Climate Issues

On January 30, 2020, internationally recognized indigenous scholar-activist Dr. Rosalee Gonzalez spoke at the Law School about indigenous activists’ central role in climate justice and land protection movements. Gonzalez, who is the North America Co-Coordinator for the Continental Network of Indigenous Women of the Americas and a Co-Founder of Indigenous Women Rise, also spoke about the key contributions made by indigenous women in the negotiation processes leading up to the adoption of the Paris Agreement.

Friday, January 24, 2020


Human Rights Workshop: Azadeh Moaveni on the Women of ISIS

Azadeh Moaveni spoke at the Human Rights Workshop about the disproportionate impact of political instability on women and girls, focusing on the Middle East prior to and after the Arab Spring.

Friday, January 17, 2020


Human Rights Workshop: David Marshall on the Limitations of the ISIL Trials

David Marshall, a Visiting Fellow at the Schell Center for International Human Rights, discussed the limitations of efforts by the United Nations and domestic Iraqi courts to investigate and prosecute ISIL members and supporters at the Human Rights Workshop.

Thursday, January 2, 2020


Fellow Spotlight: Bernstein Postgraduate Fellow Taylor Burgess ’19

Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow Taylor Burgess ’19 LL.M. is spending her fellowship year at the British Pregnancy Advisory Service in London.

Friday, November 22, 2019


Human Rights Workshop: Fabio de Sa e Silva on Brazil’s Corruption Scandals

At the November 21st Human Rights Workshop Fabio de Sa e Silva spoke about the implications of Brazil’s recent political upheavals.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Julie Hunter on Intersections Between Climate Justice and Human Rights

On November 18, Julie Hunter ’13 discussed the growing urgency of the climate crisis and its impact on human rights.

Saturday, November 16, 2019


Hong Kong Activist Nathan Law Explains Pro-Democracy Protests

Activist Nathan Law GRD ’20 spoke about his involvement in the escalating protests in Hong Kong and the future of the region’s pro-democracy movement.

Friday, November 15, 2019


Human Rights Workshop: Ginger Thompson on Reporting at the U.S.-Mexico Border

ProPublica Senior Reporter Ginger Thompson spoke about her investigative journalism at the U.S.-Mexico border at the Human Rights Workshop.

Thursday, November 14, 2019


Cristina Vélez Valencia Discusses Social Programs for Venezuelan Refugees

Cristina Vélez Valencia, a Yale Greenberg World Fellow and the former Secretary for Social Integration for the Mayoralty of Bogotá, spoke on November 13, 2019 about her recent efforts to implement programs for the “unprecedented” number of Venezuelan refugees crossing the border into Colombia.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Nathan Fitch Screens His Documentary “Island Soldier”

On Veterans Day, director Nathan Fitch screened his documentary Island Soldier, about the stories of Micronesian soldiers who serve in the U.S. military and the challenges they face upon returning home.

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