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January 2019

Law Versus Power: Book Talk with Wolfgang Kaleck

January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 214, 40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Join CHRGJ and Wolfgang Kaleck for a discussion of Kaleck’s book, Law Versus Power: Our Global Fight for Human Rights(OR Books, 2018). Wolfgang Kaleck, best known as Edward Snowden’s lawyer, is a prominent human rights advocate who has fought for decades alongside those experiencing injustice at the hands of the powerful.…

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February 2019

MLK Week: From Selma to Now – Furthering the Dream

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 214, 40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Please join BALSA and JLSA as we host Rabbi Prof. Saul Berman (NYU Law '63) and Rev. Gregory Holston. Rabbi Berman is an activist, scholar, Orthodox Jewish rabbinic leader, and law professor at Columbia, who was active in voter registration drives in Selma in 1965, where he was twice arrested.  Rabbi Berman will share the…

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Knowledge and Politics in Setting and Measuring the SGDs

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The New School Theresa Lang Center, 55 West 13th St
New York, NY 10011 United States
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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) did not fall from the sky. They resulted from hard fought battles over different visions, ideas and interests about the purpose and theories of development. And these battles did not end with the adoption of the SDGs. They continue in the way that the goals and targets…

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The Prevention of Torture: An Ecological Approach

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 204, 40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Join CHRGJ and the International Trauma Studies Program for a rich discussion with Danielle Celermajer, author of The Prevention of Torture: An Ecological Approach, published by Cambridge University Press in 2018. This talk is part of the Conflict, Security, and Development Series. A light lunch will be served. Despite extensive efforts…

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13th on the 13th – Film Screening and Panel Discussion

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
NYU Silver School of Social Work, 1 Washington Square
New York, NY 10003 United States
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The NYU Silver School of Social Work invites current NYU students, alumni, and interested community members to a screening of Ava DuVernay’s groundbreaking documentary "13th" with a panel discussion to follow. This event will take place on February 13th in honor of Black History Month. "13th" explores the history of…

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