Event recordings

2014

Nationalism, Internationalism and Cosmopolitanism: some lessons from modern Indian history - 3 April 2014
Speaker: Professor Partha Chatterjee. Chair: Dr Ayça Çubukçu
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Gujarat: Human Rights Violations, Impunity and the Indian General Elections - 19 February 2014. Speakers: Dr Shakuntala Banaji, Carla Ferstman, Suresh Grover, Dr Biju Mathew. Chair: Professor Chetan Bhatt
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The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: A Critical Perspective - Thursday 16 January 2014
Speaker: Dr Omar Nashabe. Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin
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2013

From Moral Panics to States of Denial: a celebration of the life and work of Stan Cohen - 10 December 2013. Speakers: Professor Robin Cohen, Professor David Downes, Daphna Golan, Thomas Hammarberg, Professor Harvey Molotch. Chair: Margo Picken
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'Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here' The Human Rights Struggle Against Muslim Fundamentalism - 23 October 2013. Speaker: Professor Karima Bennoune. Chair: Professor Chetan Bhatt
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What has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for us? - 1 October 2013 Speakers: Martin Howe QC, Professor Philip Leach, Caroline Lucas MP, Professor Alan Sked,  Emily Thornberry MP, Chair: Professor Francesca Klug
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What's happening in Turkey? Reflections on an uprising - 26 June 2013. Speakers: Derya Bayir; Ayça Çubukçu; Zeynep Gambetti; Özlem Köksal Chair: Chetan Bhatt
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Sri Lanka and the culture of impunity: human rights challenges in a post-war and post-conflict environment - 20 June 2013. Speakers: Dr Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu; Asanga Welikala; Uvindu Kurukulasuriya. Chair: Chetan Bhatt
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The End of Impunity for Violence Against Women? The Istanbul Convention in Europe -  7 March 2013. Speakers: Louise de Sousa; Elda Moreno; Pragna Patel. Chair: Christine Chinkin
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The Power of Literature and Human Rights - 2 March 2013. Speakers: Gabriella Ambrosio; Marina Nemat; Vered Cohen-Barzilay Chair: Susan Marks
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Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech: What International Human Rights Law Says -  15 February 2013. Speaker: Navi Pillay. Chair: Chaloka Beyani
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The Global Theft of Land: human rights, dispossession and destruction  - 6 February 2013. Speakers: Megan MacInnes; Fred Pearce; Subir Sinha. Chair: Chetan Bhatt
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2012

Putting Rights Back Together Again - 6 December 2012. Speaker, Salil Shetty, Chair: Chetan Bhatt
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The Stateless Citizen: Irregular Migration and Cosmopolitan Citizenship - 6 November 2012. Speakers: Andreas Kalyvas and Ayça Çubukçu; Chair Chetan Bhatt
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Secularism, Human Rights and the Middle East: Challenges and Reflections - 23 October 2012. Speaker: Gilbert Achcar; Chair: Chetan Bhatt
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Tolerance in a Just and Fair Society - The Frederick Bonnart-Braunthal Trust conference - 20 June 2012 Event listing
|Opening lecture and panel discussion| (Chair: Conor Gearty. Introduction: Alex Armstrong. Speakers: Lord Bhikhu Parekh; Jonathan Marcus, Karon Monaghan QC; Professor Roger Griffin.)
'Combating Intolerance'|, presentations by FBB Trust scholars (Fatima Kola; Victoria Redclift; Adi Keinan; Amanda Conroy. Chair: Conor Gearty)

Citizens' Privileges or Human Rights? The Great Bill of Rights Swindle - 20 March 2012 Speaker: Shami Chakrabarti; Chair: Francesca Klug
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Dispatches from the Dark Side: On torture and the death of justice - 16 February 2012 Speaker: Gareth Peirce; Chair: Chetan Bhatt 
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2011

State Violence and the Responsibility to Protect - 15 November 2011
Dr Chaloka Beyani, Cllr Ignacio Llanos, Professor Sir Adam Roberts
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Migrants and Intellectual life - 13 July 2011
Sir Harry Kroto, Philippe Sands QC, Mike Phillips, Gita Saghal.
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The Virtues of Violence and the Art of Terror - 23 March 2012
Professor Chetan Bhatt 
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Climate Change needs Climate Justice
 - 10 March 2011
Mary Robinson
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Representing Atrocity: distant suffering and the politics of pity 
- 16 February 2011
Speaker(s): Professor Lilie Chouliaraki, Professor Stjepan Mestrovic, Dr Irene Bruna Seu
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2010

European Democracies and Human Rights: From present failures to future protection - 9 December 2010
Thomas Hammarberg and Chetan Bhatt (chair)
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Impunity in Cambodia -
18 November 2010
Brad Adams, Margo Picken, Simon Taylor and Chaloka Beyani (chair)
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Seeking Justice for Crimes Against Humanity: The case of Argentina - 4 November 2010. Judge Sergio Torres, Professor Chetan Bhatt (chair)
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2009

Torture and Accountability: Where does President Obama go from here? 
3 November 2009. Karen Greenberg and Professor Philippe Sands, Professor Mick Cox (introduction)
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Human Rights in the 21st Century
29 October 2009. Professor Noam Chomsky, Sir Howard Davies (chair)
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Human Rights after Darwin: Is a general theory of human rights now possible? 
7 May 2009, Professor Conor Gearty, Dr Sigrid Rausing (chair)
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2008

Human Rights Day Event: The Right of Rights 1948-2008 - 4 December 2008
Shami Chakrabarti, Jonathan Cooper, Professor Conor Gearty, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC Professor Francesca Klug, Professor Peter Townsend and Professor Laurie Taylor (chair)
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The International Criminal Court ten years on: An appraisal - 7 October 2008
Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and Professor Gerry Simpson (chair)
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Religious faith and human rights - 1 May 2008
Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, Professor Conor Gearty (chair)
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2007

Human Rights Day Lecture 2007
Human Rights in the 21st Century: Problems and prospects - 6 December 2007
Kenneth Roth and Dorothy Q Thomas (chair)
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Iraq and the law: what went wrong? - 14 November 2007
Rabinder Singh QC and Professor Christine Chinkin (chair)
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Field Notes: Human rights defenders speak - 6 November 2007
Mandira Sharma; Arnold Tsunga, Sam Zia-Zarifi, Tiseke Kasambala Dr Jenny Kuper
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Marking a new era for equality and human rights in Britain
  - 25 October 2007
Trevor Phillips, Francesca Klug OBE, Baroness Jane Campbell DBE and Professor Conor Gearty (chair)
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The challenges of development and environmental sustainability in Africa: the case of Rwanda - 4 October 2007
His Excellency Paul Kagame and Professor Conor Gearty (chair)
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