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Can Human Rights Survive? The Crisis of Authority

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2005 Hamlyn Lecture (Human Rights Lecture)

Date: Thursday 10 November 2005
Time: 6.30pm
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker:  Professor Conor Gearty
Chair: Stephen Sedley, Lord Justice in the Court of Appeal

The idea of human rights has become entrenched in legal and political debate as the key ethic of its age. But it has not worked out like this. Can the idea of human rights be made to work in our age of relativism, uncertainty and anxiety? 

Professor Conor Gearty is Rausing Director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE.

Ticket Information

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required.
Update: Tuesday 8 November

All tickets for this event have now been allocated and have been distributed as of Thursday 3 November. Any applicants who were unsuccessful in their ticket request have been advised.

If you have not been successful in requesting a ticket then you have two options on the day:

Returns Queue
There will be a returns queue in operation for this event. Shortly before the event starts we will fill any empty seats left by ticket holders with people from the returns queue. The returns queue will be located outside the entrance to the Old Theatre. Entry is not guaranteed to this event via the returns queue.

Video Link Venue
There will also be a live video link to the New Theatre, East Building. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry to this venue will be on a first come, first serve basis. Doors to this venue will open shortly after the event starts due to academic teaching taking place before this event.

For further information email events@lse.ac.uk.