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Public Events - 2014

Christine Chinkin
‘Everyone is entitled…’ The global struggle for women’s human rights
UN International Human Rights Day event
Speakers: Professor Fareda Banda, Téa Braun, Jane Gordon, Gisela Robles Aguilar. Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin
11 December 2014
Lynette Chua
 Mobilizing Gay Singapore: Rights and Resistance in an Authoritarian State In partnership with LSE Spectrum
Speakers: Dr Lynette Chua, Professor Nicholas Bamforth. Chair: Dr Mara Malagodi
20 November 2014
Gael Garcia Bernal
Who Is Dayani Cristal?
Film screening and Q&A hosted by the Atrocity Suffering and Human Rights Research Group
Q&A with: Marc Silver & Dr Javier Trevino-Rangel. Chair: Dr Claire Moon 
14 November 2014
Karin Landgren
Ebola, Peace and Security
Speaker: Karin Landgren, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to Liberia. Chair: Trish Hiddleston
10 November 2014
Ali Kadri
Arab Development Denied: Dynamics of Accumulation by Wars of Encroachment- book launch hosted by the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy 
Speakers: Dr Ali Kadri, Professor John Weeks Chair: Dr Jason Hickel
28 October 2014
Begaiym Esenkulova
Balancing Human Rights and Investor Protection: Kyrgyzstan's gold mining sector
Speaker: Begaiym Esenkulova
Chair: Andrea Saldarriaga
17 October 2014 
Human Rights Diplomacy: Inside the United Nations
Speaker: Dr Ibrahim Salama, director of the Human Rights Treaties Division in the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Chair: Dr Margot Salomon
2 October 2014

Mandela, the Lawyer
LSE Nelson Mandela Memorial Event
Speakers: Speaker: George Bizos,  Professor Catherine M Cole; Professor David Dyzenhaus, Lord Joel Joffe, Dr Jens Meierhenrich
Introduction: Professor Stuart Corbridge. Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin 
12 June 2014

No Part in Warfare: UN Response to Attacks on Schools and Hospitals
Speaker: Leila Zerrougui. Chair: Dr Jenny Kuper
9 June 2014

Human Rights, Globalization and How to Save the World
Hosted by the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy
Speakers: Professor Julio Faundez, Mr Craig Mokhiber, Dr Asunción Lera St Clair
Moderator: Dr Margot Salomon
1 May 2014

Nationalism, Internationalism and Cosmopolitanism: Some Lessons from Modern Indian History
In partnership with the Department of Sociology
Speaker: Professor Partha Chatterjee. Chair: Dr Ayça Çubukçu
3 April 2014

Egypt’s Revolution: What’s in it for Minority Rights?
In partnership with Andalus Institute for Tolerance and Anti-Violence Studies and Minority Rights Group International
Speakers: Moataz El Fegiery, Mariz Tadros
20 March 2014

Economists As Political Philosophers: The Neoclassical Vision and Free Trade
Hosted by the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy
Speaker: Robert Lepenies. Commentators: Dr Andrew Lang, Professor Leif Wenar Chair: Dr Margot Salomon
14 March 2014

Gujarat: Human Rights Violations, Impunity and the Indian General Elections Speakers: Dr Shakuntala Banaji, Ms Carla Ferstman, Mr Suresh Grover, Dr Biju Mathew
Chair: Professor Chetan Bhatt
19 February 2014

Vitoria and Us
Hosted by the 'Internationalism, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Solidarity' research group
Speaker: Professor Martti Koskeniemmi. Chair: Dr Ayça Çubukçu
12 February 2014

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: A Critical Perspective
In partnership with the Middle East Centre
Speaker: Dr Omar Nashabe. Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin
16 January 2014