Upcoming Events

  1. Join us for a bilingual conversation between quilombola advocates in Brazil and members of the Austin Justice Coalition about shared experiences and differences in the fight against white supremacy, police violence, and territorial dispossession in Brazil and the U.S.

Previous Events

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    • Assistant Professor in the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies
    Join us in celebrating the work of E3W student reviewers and authors! 
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    Lunchtime panel discussion and Q&A for law students on emerging legal issues from government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic—covering immigration law and policy to criminal justice and prisoners’ rights to health care and religious liberty, and lots of points in between.
  3. Join us for a visit with Jennifer Wenzel, author of "The Disposition of Nature: Environmental Crisis and World Literature." Wenzel is a literary critic jointly appointed in Middle Eastern, South Asian, & African Studies and English & Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
  4. The Brazilian Studies Association, or BRASA, is an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who support and promote Brazilian studies in all fields, especially in the humanities and social sciences. BRASA is dedicated to the promotion of Brazilian studies around the world in general, and in the United States in particular.
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    Join us for a spotlight on the work of LLM Candidate and Rapoport Center Human Rights Scholar, Gowthaman Ranganathan. Gowthaman will share some of his experiences working on gender and sexuality in India including the constitutional challenge to the anti-sodomy law and the rights of transgender persons. Lunch will be provided.
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    • Emeritus Professor of the Practice of Law, Duke Law School, and Professor Emeritus of Law, Washington College of Law, American University
    Renowned human rights attorney and professor Michael Tigar will discuss his professional experiences in the human rights realm and answer student questions about pursuing social justice-oriented careers.
  7. Applying for one of our summer fellowships? Come talk to our team and former fellows about placements, application tips, and more!
  8. Please join us for our first lunchtime bullet talk series of the year, where students will discuss their field work experiences and current research projects over pizza.
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    • Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law, Emory University
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    • Associate Professor of Practice, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
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    • Professor of Law and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University
  13. The Rapoport Center will host in Austin an interdisciplinary conference to consider the relationships among the human rights, prison abolition, and penal reform movements. We invite proposals for papers, panels, art, or other forms of presentation from activists, practitioners, and scholars in all disciplines.
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    • Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, American Studies; Director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
    The Rapoport Center and the Rothko Chapel are pleased to announce that Ruth Wilson Gilmore will headline the fifth annual Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights.
  15. Come join Dr. Halil Yenigün for an informal talk about human rights, popular resistance movements and democracy in Turkey. Coffee and baklava will be served!
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    • Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar, Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Stanford University
    Join us for our Inaugural Scholars at Risk Lecture, followed by a reception at Texas Law.
  17. Meet with activists to learn about Grassroots Leadership's work fighting for decarceration, including in the context of immigration detention.
  18. This April 11-12, the Institute for Historical Studies will convene local and international scholars to examine the theme of “freedom,” building upon the inherent tension and historical instability of the word, and treating this as an intellectual and political problem of considerable interest to our world today.
  19. Thomas Saenz, President and General Counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), will speak on “Latino and Immigrant Rights in the Trump Era” at the Law School.
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    • Associate Professor of Law, Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute, University of South Africa
    Dr. Djoyou Kamga's research over the years demonstrates a profound and sustained commitment to advancing knowledge about human rights in Africa, especially on the right to development in the African human rights system, human rights from cross cultural perspectives, and disability rights.
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    • Associate Professor of Law, Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute, University of South Africa
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    • Associate Professor of Music; Director, Latin American Studies Program, University of California-Riverside
  23. Come discuss semester & summer human rights opportunities with the Rapoport Center!
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    WAR DON DON, directed by first-time filmmaker Rebecca Richman Cohen, follows the war crimes trial of Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebel leader Issa Sesay, exploring the complex relationship between individual accountability, collective reconciliation and the limits of international justice.
  25. The symposium will focus on Puerto Rico one year after Hurricane Maria and will bring together scholars, activists, and artists from the island and the diaspora to reflect on how Maria and its aftermath have affected their work.
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    The Rapoport Center and the Rothko Chapel are pleased to announce that Puerto Rican attorney and climate justice activist Elizabeth Yeampierre will headline the fourth Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights.
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    • Associate Professor of Law, Tel-Aviv University
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    • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Babcock University, Nigeria
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    • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Babcock University, Nigeria
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    • Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
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    • Executive Director, Center for Economic and Social Rights
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    • Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Program on the Corporation, Law and Global Society, Northeastern University
  34. This event will celebrate the launch of a digital archive featuring hundreds of documents that offer a glimpse into Michael Tigar’s multifaceted life as an activist, lawyer, and academic.
  35. This conference explores how the regulation of migration has often served complex political and economic agendas by reinforcing inequalities through imposed legal categories. Through immigration restrictions, governments have acted to exclude, control, and derive gain from groups of men and women who, driven by poverty, environmental degradation, violence, and repression, have sought to enter the borders they enforce.
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    • Co-director (2010-2019); Professor of Government and of Law; Chair, Government Department
    The LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections features Dr. Daniel M. Brinks for a presentation on his co-authored book, "The DNA of Constitutional Justice in Latin America: Politics, Governance, and Judicial Design." Free and open to the public.
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    • Professor, Department of History, Centre for Peace Studies, McMaster University, Canada
    Rapoport Center Visiting Professor, Dr. Bonny Ibhawoh, will participate in a panel at the 18th Annual Africa Conference.
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    • Professor, Department of History, Centre for Peace Studies, McMaster University, Canada
    Rapoport Center Visiting Professor, Dr. Bonny Ibhawoh, will participate in a panel at the 18th Annual Africa Conference.
  40. Speaker:
    • Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Senior Fellow, Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, University of Pennsylvania
    Among the major changes in employment in recent decades, the rise of independent contracting is one of the least understood. In fact, why less-skilled workers choose to become independent contractors has not been studied in detail at all.
  41. Speakers:
    • Susan S. and William H. Hindle Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University
    • Winthrop Professor of History & Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
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    Since being retained by the Chagos Islanders in 1997, Robin Mardemootoo has litigated in the UK, the US, and now before the ICJ at The Hague. He is the leading lawyer coordinating the crossborder litigation, which seeks to return the Chagossian people to their homeland and compensate them for the abuses they suffered at the hands of the US and UK governments.
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    • Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California-Santa Barbara
    Sarah Thébaud, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California-Santa Barbara, will discuss her research on gender inequalities and work practices.
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    • Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Latin American Literatures and Culture - Ohio State University
    Dr. Rodríguez's presentation explores: 1) the nature, possibility or impossibility of the political, examining the makeup of the social subject—here woman as urban guerrilla; and 2) the understanding of ‘the feminine’ as an entry point to the maleability or transformability of being.
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    Clark will discuss the work of Columbia University’s Center for Oral History Research in conversation with the Rapoport Center’s Archives and Human Rights working group.
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    This talk will explore the ethical, legal and constitutional issues that have arisen since the designation of Guantánamo Bay as a site of incarceration and torture for people suspected of terrorism against the United States, following the events of September 11, 2001.
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    Clark will visit Professor Ann Cvetkovich’s Archival Fictions seminar in order to discuss Columbia University’s September 11, 2001 Oral History and Narrative Memory Project.
  48. Graduate students who undertook Summer Fellowships in Human Rights will reflect on their field work, and share their experience working at some of the most cutting-edge human rights and social justice organizations around the world. Free pizza and refreshments!
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    • Professor of History, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
    This talk explores some of the exploits of the American Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born (ACPFB), an immigrant rights organization operative between 1933 and 1982.
  50. Arne Kalleberg from the University of North Carolina will present "Precarious Lives: Job Insecurity and Well-Being in Rich Democracies" as part of the Population Research Center Brown Bag series.
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    Dietrich Thränhardt, one of the most renowned European immigration scholars, will discuss the influx of Syrian refugees to the European Union since 2015, Germany's contradictory responses to this refugee immigration, and the European Union's struggle to find a common approach in the field of migration policies.
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    • Senior Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice, NYU School of Law
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    Santos will be presenting his latest work, “Lessons from the TPP and the Future of Labor Chapters in Trade Agreements.” His piece uses the failure of the Trans-Pacific Partnership to think through the merits of traditional “trade-labor” linkages, and explores various ways to “retool” the global economic regime to address broader distributive concerns and ameliorate the ill-effects of trade liberalization on labor, such as job losses and wage declines.
  54. Thinking about a human rights or social justice internship? The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice has multiple funding options and placements available!
  55. The Human Rights Clinic at Texas Law will present its report "Control...Over the Entire State of Coahuila: An analysis of testimonies in trials against Zeta members in San Antonio, Austin, and Del Rio, Texas."
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    • Associate Professor of Anthropology, Sabanci Universitesi, Istanbul; Visitor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
    Based on long-term ethnographic research in Turkey among ethnically Turkish labor migrants from Bulgaria, Parla’s presentation will inquire into the appeal and limits of the term “precarity,” an increasingly ubiquitous designation to refer to a generalized condition of insecurity and vulnerability.
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    • Climakaze Artistic Director, FUNDarte, Inc. & Americas Program Coordinator, National Performance Network
    Cultural response to climate change is now inevitably global and local, telling specific stories about people, the land where they live and unique ecosystems, and communities of solidarity. This presentation will address these themes through discussion of Elizabeth Doud’s performance research project and other cultural organizing work.
  58. The Rapoport Center, the Latin America Regional Office of the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and the Latin American Network on Extractive Industries (RLIE) co-organized a conference in Lima, Peru on natural resource governance, inequality and human rights.
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  61. The conference will celebrate the transformative impact of Barbara Harlow’s scholarly and institutional commitments and imagine their future trajectories.
  62. A week of workshops with Nandita Dinesh, PhD, a scholar and theatre artist who devises community-based immersive theatre with relation to war.
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    • National Domestic Workers Alliance, Caring Across Generations
    The Rapoport Center and the Rothko Chapel are pleased to announce that labor organizer, author, and activist Ai-jen Poo will headline the third Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights.
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  65. This forum, organized by Native American and Indigenous Studies, will feature presentations by two high-profile indigenous leaders who have played an internationally and locally influential role in the struggles and advancement of indigenous self-determination.
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  67. The third wave of democracy swept rapidly over Latin America, so that by the end of the twentieth century nearly the entire region was democratic. Since then, however, much of the democratic discontent in the region has centered on the weakness of these very same institutions. This workshop will use the combined experience of some of the best researchers on Latin American institutions to take a deeper look at the distance between the promise and the performance of these formal institutional innovations.
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    Join a discussion co-sponsored by SAI and led by Dr. Sarojini Nadimpally on what privacy rights mean in the current Indian political context. 
  70. Keynote speaker James King, a District of Columbia Public Defender, will discuss his experience as a top NFL draft pick falsely accused of murder.
  71. Central American migration to the U.S. and to Mexico presents unique challenges in the current political environment. This panel of Mexican and U.S. migration experts will discuss the obstacles facing Central Americans who are fleeing violence and seeking protection.
  72. This symposium marks the 10-year anniversary of the implementation of the Secure Fence Act and it reflects on the potential expansion and hardening of the physical and political reality of the U.S. border wall. It is a follow-up to the first symposium organized by the Rapoport Center in 2010.
  73. This bi-national forum will explore how the future of trade under the new U.S. administration might impact citizens working on both sides of the Texas-Mexico border and assess the relationship between trade and the flux of internal migration.
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    • Human Rights Activist; Rapoport Center Visiting Practitioner
    Human rights activist Khushi Kabir will explore the state of democracy and rights in Bangladesh. Lunch provided!
  75. This workshop and public forum will explore global supply chains and the possibilities and limitations of third-party certification schemes for the realization and enforcement of human rights.
  76. Speakers:
    • Contributing Writer, National Geographic
    • Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
    Join us for a conversation with award-winning journalist Cynthia Gorney about her Pulitzer Center-supported National Geographic project, "For Widows, Life After Loss."
  77. This panel will discuss current international human rights issues and the important impacts of these issues on all aspects of today's international law practice.  
  78. A screening of the Netflix original documentary "13th" with a post-film discussion led by Texas Law faculty Jennifer Laurin and Jordan Steiker. Pizza provided.
  79. The 16th Annual Sequels Symposium will address, through a series of interdisciplinary and cross-regional panels and papers, the spiraling crises – global, regional, national, and local – of precarity, security, and surveillance.
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    • Professor of Political Science, Brooklyn College and Graduate Center; Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice, Graduate Center, City University of New York
  81. Professor Wiley and student performers from both sides of the US/Mexico border will present an abridged (25 minute) version of Crawling with Monsters which explores the lived realities of children growing up in gang held territories.
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    • Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford
    In 2015, about 850,00 people, a quarter of all arrivals in Turkey, moved on irregularly to the EU. This represents a sudden change from 2014, when only 51,000 people left Turkey for the EU. What was going in Turkey in 2015 that can explain these processes?
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    • Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford
    Policy debates and media coverage during the migration ‘crisis’ gave a misleading impression of a linear, uninterrupted flow of people towards Europe. Instead, research found that this migration was the result of a temporary merger of diverse migrations of a huge range of people along many routes.
  84. Join us for an informal conversation with clinical faculty, staff, and students about defending rights (civil, environmental, human, immigrant, worker, etc.) in a post-election landscape. Free pizza. All are welcome.
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    • Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law & Associate Dean for Research, Texas Law
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    • Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Professorship in Humanities and Environment, Princeton University
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    • Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Professorship in Humanities and Environment, Princeton University
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  91. Meet the directors and join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary film "Under the Stack," which examines the experiences and struggles of communities with prolonged relationships with the American Smelting and Refining Company.
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    • Assistant Research Professor & Associate Director, Minor in International Development and Conflict Management, University of Maryland
    Professor Kosko will discuss how the formal categorizing of different types of ethnocultural minorities affects how international human rights law can protect them.
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    • Assistant Professor of Law and Economics, Goethe University, Frankfurt
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    • Alliance to Break the Silence and End Impunity
    Please join us for a talk on the recent landmark case that tried crimes against humanity for sexual violence and sexual and domestic slavery committed against Q’eqchí women at Sepur Zarco military base in Guatemala. Light lunch provided.
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    The 2nd Annual Sissy Farenthold Endowed Lecture explored the intersection of the arts and human rights, and the need for artists and non-artists alike to engage more fully with the power of artistic expression in the instigation of social change. Mr. Walker was in conversation with bestselling author, curator, and professor Sarah Lewis.
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    • Helen H. Jackson Endowed Chair in Human Rights and Director of the Center for Human Rights, University of Washington
    As part of LLILAS Benson's “Digital Scholarship in the Americas” speaker series, Angelina Godoy discusses the amnesty law in El Salvador, examining the possible role of digital archaeology in the pursuit of truth and justice there.
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    • Director of Research Centers and Senior Lecturer, University of Wisconsin Law School
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    As part of the Turkish Ottoman Lecture Series, Dr. Gurbuz will present the situation of the Kurds in Turkey as a case study for attempting to understand the conditions that foster nonviolent civic engagement in emerging civil societies.
  99. Join us to learn more about the Texas Justice Initiative and how it can be a resource to you in your work! Mingle with other people interested in criminal justice reform, with light food and drink provided.
  100. Thinking about a human rights internship? The Rapoport Center and the Human Rights Law Society invite you to an info session on how you can find and fund internships with human rights organizations here in the US and around the world. Free pizza!
  101. Speakers:
    • Program Manager and Reproductive Rights Policy Specialist, Public Leadership Institute
    • Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Human Rights Clinic
    • Texas State Representative
    This panel will discuss how human rights are codified at the local and state level in Texas.
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    • Associate Professor of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, University of California, Berkeley
    Professor Khatharya Um will discuss her recent book From the Land of Shadows (NYU Press, 2015), which examines the factors and conditions that produced the genocidal outcome in Cambodia, as well as the struggle of Cambodians, both in Cambodia and in the diaspora, to live with and transcend this historical trauma in the aftermath.
  103. This conference considered whether international human rights law, movements, and discourses have, could or should engage with the problem of economic inequality nationally or internationally.
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    • Attorney and Counselor at Law, Hendler Lyons Flores
    Austin attorney Scott Hendler will talk about his experience litigating against American corporations on behalf of Central American agricultural workers.
  105. Speakers:
    • Adjunct Professor, Universidad Austral de Chile School of Law; Co-Director, Observatorio Ciudadano (Citizens’ Watch)
    • Director of Research and Advocacy, Worker Rights Consortium
    • Co-founder of Colibrí Consulting – Certification for Sustainable Development
    • Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2017)
    • Co-founder and Senior Investigator, Fair Food Standards Council
    The roundtable will consider the possibilities and limitations of various forms of certification regimes for the realization, enforcement and governance of human rights.
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    • Deputy Chief, Special Litigation Section, Justice Department Civil Rights Division
    Please join us for a talk by Christy Lopez, a national expert on policing who led the DOJ’s investigation of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
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    • Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Human Rights Activist
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    • Journalist and Syndicated Columnist, The New York Times; Author
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    • Coordinator, Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH)
    • Executive Director, The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH)
    A Dialogue with the 2015 Rothko Chapel Óscar Romero Award Recipients
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    • Associate Professor of Law and Development and Founding Director of the Program on Human Rights and Justice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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    • Chancellor’s Professor of English and Journalism, UC Berkeley and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities, Bard College
    Inaugural Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights.
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    • Professor of Law and History, Harvard University
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  115. This conference considered from both an historical and contemporary perspective many of the issues to which Farenthold has dedicated her life, from political campaigns to international advocacy.
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    • Professor of Development Studies and International Relations, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
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    • Senior Counselor to the Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security (
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    • Associate Professor of History, Chair of the Historical Studies Department, and Director of The Janey Program in Latin American Studies, The New School for Social Research
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    • Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities; Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing, Colgate University
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    • William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health
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    • James D. Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study
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    • Director, Program on Global Health & Human Rights and Professor of Preventive Medicine and Professor of Law, University of Southern California
  124. Speakers:
    • Professor Emeritus, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    • Director, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
  125. Speakers:
    • Professor, Faculty of Law and the Women's and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto
    • Jack G. Clarke Professor of Law and Director of Graduate Studies, Cornell Law School
  126. Speakers:
    • Emeritus Professor of the Practice of Law, Duke Law School, and Professor Emeritus of Law, Washington College of Law, American University
    • Spanish Attorney, Lead Counsel in criminal case against Augusto Pinochet in Spain
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    • Professor Emeritus of Social Sciences, University Paris Diderot-Paris 7
    • Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; Research Professor and Co-Director of the Project on Global Climate Change, Human Security, and Democracy, Orfalea Center, University of California, Santa Barbara
    • Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice, Emeritus, Princeton University; Distinguished Visiting Professor in Global & International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
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    • Assistant Professor of Gender Studies and American Studies and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre & Drama at Indiana University
  130. Speakers:
    • Executive Director, Institute of Race Relations
    • Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law in Access to Justice, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
  131. The conference will explore the genesis of human rights constitutionalism and its effects on the human rights agenda in different regions of the world.
  132. Speakers:
    • Dorsey & Whitney Chair in Law, University of Minnesota Law School, and Professor of Law, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster
    • Associate Professor of Law, Cornell University Law School
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    • Professor of Law and Coordinator of the Migration & Human Rights Program, National University of Lanús (Argentina)
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    • Visiting Professor, Middlesex University London, and Convenor, The Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression
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    • Director of Administration and Finances of the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights
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    • Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Public Law, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
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    • Associate Professor of Law and Director, Immigrant & Non-Citizen Rights Clinic, City University of New York
  142. This conference will bring together scholars, human rights advocates and policy makers from around the world to assess critically the human rights movement’s focus on anti-impunity.
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    • Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis
    • Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for the Study of Law, Politics, and Economics, Emory University
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    • Associate Professor of Political Science, University of New Mexico
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    • Sidney W. Souers Professor of Government and Director of the Program on Citizenship and Democratic Values, Washington University in St. Louis
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  150. This conference explored topics such as changing conceptions of property, the role of property rights in dispossession and redistribution, and the implications of private titling.
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    • Professor and Director of the Center for Human Rights, Universidad Diego Portales (Chile)
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    • Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and Asian American Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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    • Professor, School of Law, Victoria University of Wellington
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    • Assistant Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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    • Associate Professor of Law & Director, Human Rights Center, University at Buffalo Law School, SUNY
  157. Speaker:
    • Director, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Argentina)
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    • Professor and Chair of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University
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    • Professor, School of International Service, American University (AU)
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    • Professor of Law and Policy at The City University of New York
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  164. The conference brought together scholars, activists, performance artists, and journalists to explore the intersections of violence, the colonial past, memory, and trauma in the National Theatre of Scotland's play 'Black Watch', presented by Texas Performing Arts.
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    • Professor and Director of the Graduate and Postgraduate Program in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the National University of Rio Negro (UNRN) in Argentina
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    • Professor, Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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    • Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University
  168. Face AIDS Austin hosted a series of events throughout the week
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    • Assistant Professor, Rhetoric Department at the University of California, Berkeley
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    • Associate Professor, History Department at Rice University in Houston, Texas
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    • Professor of Law, University of Toronto
  172. Speakers:
    • Co-director (2010-2019); Professor of Government and of Law; Chair, Government Department
    • Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank
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    • Universidad de Chile and past president, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
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    • William Ray Forrester Professor of Public and Constitutional Law, Tulane University
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  179. This conference brought together interdisciplinary thinkers who have researched the recent history of walls – made, unmade, in the making – and their consequences on the geographies of nation states.
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    • Professor of Anthropology, Pontífica Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
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    • Morris Wasserstein Public Interest Professor of Law & Faculty Director of the Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School
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    • South African born novelist, playwright and memoirist
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    • Director, Bureau pour le Volontariat au Sevice de l'Enfance et de la Santé (BVES), Democratic Republic of the Congo
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    • Associate Professor & Department Chair, Law and Society, University of California, Santa Barbara
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    • Cassius Marcellus Clay Fellow, Department of History, Yale University
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    • Nobel Peace Laureate (2003), civil rights activist and lecturer in law, University of Tehran
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    • Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Texas
  190. To commemorate the Rapoport Center's five-year anniversary, the Center's 5th Annual conference considered the human rights work being done at the University of Texas campuses.
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    • Visiting Professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law
  192. Activists, attorneys, community leaders, historians, and others from Texas and around the country discussed the relevance of human rights as a tool for Black self-determination and racial justice.
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    • Associate Professor and Director of the Doctorate and Master's in Law Programs at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia
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    • Professor of Constitutional Theory and Political Philosophy at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
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    • Distinguished Lecturer in Journalism and African Politics at Simmons College
  198. The Center's 4th Annual conference focused on the acquisition by the Harry Ransom Center of a historic collection of photojournalistic work documenting El Salvador’s 12-year civil war.
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    • Associate Professor of Internal Medicine; Assistant Dean and Director of Medical Education, Dell Medical School
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    • Associate Professor of Southeast Asian Studies, National University of Singapore
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    • William C. Graham Professor of Law, University of Toronto
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    • Associate Professor of Practice, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
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    • Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies and Director of the Women's Studies Program, Purdue University
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    • Associate Professor, Universidad de los Andes School of Law
  208. Speakers:
    • Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law and Founder & Co-Director, Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice
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  216. The conference used Lister, the State Department’s first Human Rights Officer in the Latin American bureau, as a launching point for exploring various human rights policy development issues.
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    • Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Immigration Clinic
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    • Associate Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School and Member, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
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    • Senior Lecturer in Law, Murdoch University, Perth
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    • Co-director (2010-2019); Professor of Government and of Law; Chair, Government Department
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    • Professor, Faculty of Law and the Women's and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto
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  228. This conference will consider how international human rights law and discourse migrate, and how, in the process, issues of culture emerge internationally.
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    • Associate Professor of Law, University of Utah
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    • Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, & Director of Studies & Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge
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    • Clinical Professor of Law and Director, International Human Rights Law Clinic, University of California, Berkeley
  232. In this workshop, an interdisciplinary cohort discussed facets of the broad topic of Black and indigenous land rights in Latin America, promoting dialogue across the academic/activist divide.
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    • Senior Lecturer, Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations
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    • Deputy Director, Americas Division, Human Rights Watch
  235. Practitioners, policymakers, activists, and academics from a variety of disciplines considered the underlying concerns that animate today's debates over the global flow of labor and capital.
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    • Professor, University of Pittsburgh Law School
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    • Associate Professor of English & Co-Director, Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice
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    • Lecturer, Department of Laws, University College London