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April 9 Thursday

Cancelled: Human Rights Workshop: Balakrishnan Rajagopa, "Property Rights from Below: Land Grabs, Commodification of Land and the Global Struggle for Land Rights"

  • Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 12:10PM - 1:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge
  • Open To The Public
  • CANCELLED
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Description

Balakrishnan Rajagopal is Associate Professor of Law and Development at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning and founding Director of the Program on Human Rights and Justice at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and the founder of the Displacement Research and Action Network.  He is recognized as a leading participant in the Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL) Network of scholars and is one of its founders, and is recognized as a leading global commentator on issues concerning the global South.  He has been a member of the Executive Council and Executive Committee of the American Society of International Law, and is currently on the Asia Advisory Board of Human Rights Watch, the International Advisory Committee of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights and the International Rights Advocates.  He is a Faculty Associate at Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation and has been a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, DC, the Madras Institute of Development Studies and the Jawaharlal Nehru University in India, the Institute for Advanced Studies at Hebrew University and a Visiting Professor at the UN University for Peace, University of Melbourne Law School and the Washington College of Law, the American University.

Readings are available one week prior to the workshop.  To request readings, email: schell.law@yale.edu.

 

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights