Saturday, February 1, 2020
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.
Azadeh Moaveni, left, has sought to understand how women and girls are affected by conflict and what attracts them to terrorist groups like ISIS.
Friday, January 24, 2020
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
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.
Taylor Burgess, second from right, is spending this year with the British Pregnancy Advisory Service on a Bernstein Human Rights Fellowship
Thursday, January 2, 2020
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.
Fabio de Sa e Silva discussed recent corruption scandals in Brazil and their impact on the country’s political system.
Friday, November 22, 2019
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
On November 18, Julie Hunter ’13 discussed the growing urgency of the climate crisis and its impact on human rights.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
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.
ProPublica Senior Reporter Ginger Thompson spoke about her investigative journalism at the Human Rights Workshop.
Friday, November 15, 2019
ProPublica Senior Reporter Ginger Thompson spoke about her investigative journalism at the U.S.-Mexico border at the Human Rights Workshop.
Cristina Vélez Valencia explained her unexpected role in creating social assistance programs for refugees settling in Bogotá.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
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
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.