March 8 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Richard Ashby Wilson, “Get ‘Em Out of Here!”: The Law of Incitement in An Era of Racist Populism"

  • Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 12:10PM - 1:45PM
  • Faculty Lounge
  • Open To The Public
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Description

Richard Ashby Wilson is the Gladstein Distinguished Chair of Human Rights and Professor of Anthropology and Law at the University of Connecticut. Wilson is the author or editor of eleven books on anthropology, international human rights, truth and reconciliation commissions and international criminal tribunals. His latest book, Incitement On Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes (Cambridge University Press, 2017), evaluates international prosecutions of political leaders and media figures who incite others to ethnic and racial violence and genocide. In academic year 2017-18 he is a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation in New York City, working on a project on the law and social science of incitement in the United States.

To request background readings, email: schell.law@yale.edu.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights

Contact Information

Barbara Mianzo

barbara.mianzo@yale.edu

203-432-7480


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