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Public events are a key part of the Centre's activities, providing a critical and scholarly forum for discussion and debate. Through public events, seminars and conferences, the Centre enables scholars, practitioners, journalists and policy makers from the public, private, commercial and non-governmental sectors to examine critical issues in the field of human rights.

Public events are open to all with no ticket or reservation required, unless otherwise stated. Academic and policy-oriented conferences may have restricted access, please check the page for details.

Presented by the Internationalism, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Solidarity Research Group:
Negritude Decolonization and the Future of the World| 
Tuesday 26 May 2015, 6pm 
Speaker:  Professor Gary Wilder Chair: Dr Ayça Çubukçu
Rhetoric and Reality: From Magna Carta to human rights today|
Wednesday 10 June 2015, 6.30pm
This event celebrates the launch of A Magna Carta for all Humanity: homing in on human rights by Francesca Klug and brings Klug together in a public conversation with Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty. 

earlier this year...

Cover of Human Rights in Russia by Mary McAuley
Human Rights in Russia: citizens and the state from Perestroika to Putin| 
Speaker: Dr Mary McAuley Chair: Professor Margot Light
6 May 2015
Francesca Klug
A Magna Carta for All Humanity: homing in on human rights|
Part of the LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival
Speaker: Francesca Klug
Chair: Conor Gearty
27 February 2015
Saskia Sassen
Extradition and the Erosion of Human Rights|
Speakers: Gareth Peirce, Saskia Sassen, Jeanne Theoharis
Chair: Susan Marks
28 January 2015
Dmitri Makarov
Defending Human Rights in Russia|
Speakers: Mary McAuley, Dmitri Makarov, Roman Udot
Chair: Margo Picken
21 January 2015