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Public Events - 2013

From Moral Panics to States of Denial: A celebration of the life and work of Stan Cohen
UN International Human Rights Day event
Speakers: Professor Robin Cohen; Professor David Downes; Daphna Golan; Thomas Hammarberg Professor Harvey Molotch Chair: Margo Picken
10 December 2013

Greed, Humanity and the Neoliberal Retreat in International Law
An event of the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy
Speaker: Professor M. Sornarajah, Professor John Linarelli, Dr Margot Salomon Chair: Professor Susan Marks
31 October 2013

“Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here": the human rights struggle against Muslim fundamentalism
Speaker: Professor Karima Bennoune. Chair: Professor Chetan Bhatt
23 October 2013

A Kangaroo in Obama's Court: Nashiri before the Gitmo Military Commission
In partnership with the Department of International Relations
Speaker: Professor Lawrence Douglas Chair, Dr Jens Meierhenrich
11 October 2013

What has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for us?
Question Time-style panel discussion marking 60th anniversary of ECHR
Panellists: Martin Howe QC, Professor Philip Leach; Caroline Lucas MP, Professor Alan Sked, Emily Thornberry MP. Chair: Professor Francesca Klug
1 October 2013

What's happening in Turkey? Reflections on an uprising
Speakers: Dr Derya Bayir; Dr Ayça Çubukçu; Dr Zeynep Gambetti; Dr Özlem Köksal
26 June 2013

My Child - film screening
Speakers: Can Candan (Director) and Metehan Ozkan (Co-Producer, LISTAG activist), chaired by Chetan Bhatt
21 June 2013

Sri Lanka and the culture of impunity: human rights challenges in a post-war and post-conflict environment
Speakers: Dr Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu; Asanga Welikala; Uvindu Kurukulasuriya
20 June 2013

How civil society ended the use of the death penalty in nearly two-third of all states (no link) (Guest practitioner seminar in partnership with Amnesty International) Martin Macpherson & Chiara Sangiorgio
14 May 2013 

The Battle For Universal Jurisdiction: Impunity v. Justice (no link)
(Guest practitioner seminar in partnership with Amnesty International)
Hugo Relva & Christopher Keith Hall
7 May 2013

Reflections on Freedom of Religion in Europe and Beyond
In partnership with the Forum on Religion
Speaker: Professor Heiner Bielefeldt
25 April 2013

The End of Impunity for Violence Against Women? The Istanbul Convention in Europe International Women's Day Event
Speakers: Louise de Sousa; Elda Moreno; Pragna Patel
7 March 2013

The Power of Literature and Human Rights
LSE Literary Festival Event in partnership with Novel Rights
Speakers: Gabriella Ambrosio; Marina Nemat; Vered Cohen-Barzilay
2 March 2013

Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech: What International Human Rights Law Says
Speaker: Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
15 February 2013

The Global Theft of Land: Human Rights, Dispossession and Destruction
Speakers: Megan MacInnes, Fred Pearce, Subir Sinha
6 February 2013

Sexual Whiteness
|In partnership with the Gender Institute
Speaker: Éric Fassin
23 January 2013