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Public Events - 2008

Human Rights Day Event: The Right of Rights 1948-2008
UN International Human Rights Day Event
Shami Chakrabarti, Jonathan Cooper, Professor Conor Gearty, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC Professor Francesca Klug, Professor Peter Townsend and Professor Laurie Taylor (chair)
4 December 2008

An Address by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
in partnership with the International Humanitarian Law Project
Navanethem Pillay, Professor Christine Chinkin (chair)
12 November 2008

Field Notes: human rights defenders speak
In conjunction with Human Rights Watch UK
Sunila Abeysekera, Fred Abrahams, Sarah Leah Whitson and Margo Picken (chair)
10 November 2008

The International Criminal Court ten years on: An appraisal
Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and Professor Gerry Simpson (chair)
7 October 2008

Documenting Disappearance: Algeria, state terrorism and the photographic image - in partnership with Autograph ABP
Dr Anthony Downey, Nassera Dutour and Tom O Mara
15 May 2008

Religious faith and human rights 
Centre for the Study of Human Rights Alumni Event with the Forum on Religion
Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury
1 May 2008

Humans & Habitats: rethinking rights in an age of climate change
Conference in partnership with Friends of the Earth, Human Rights Watch and the Guardian
26 April 2008

Human Rights and Empire - in partnership with Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities
Professor Costas Douzinas, Professor Paul Gilroy and Professor Anne Phillips FBA (chair)
5 March 2008