The 'Human' in Human Rights - Transformations

Hosted by LSE Human Rights, Department of Sociology

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Professor Craig Calhoun

Professor Craig Calhoun


Dr Monika Krause

Dr Monika Krause

In the second part of his three-part lecture series, Craig Calhoun will chart the implications of genetic engineering and other transformations of the biological human being for an era which has put the human at the centre of its conception of the good.

Meet our speaker and chair

Craig Calhoun (@craigjcalhoun) is Professor of Social Sciences at Arizona State University and Centennial Professor at LSE. He is also a previous Director of LSE.

Monika Krause is an Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and co-Director of LSE Human Rights.

More about this event

A podcast of the first lecture in this series is available to download from The Human in Human Rights.

LSE Human Rights (@LSEHumanRights) is a trans-disciplinary centre of excellence for international academic research, teaching and critical scholarship on human rights.

The Department of Sociology (@LSEsociology) seek to produce sociology that is public-facing, fully engaged with London as a global city, and with major contemporary debates in the intersection between economy, politics and society – with issues such as financialisation, inequality, migration, urban ecology, and climate change.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSECalhoun

Podcast & Video

A podcast of this event is available to download from The 'Human' in Human Rights Part II - Transformations.

A video of this event is available to watch at The 'Human' in Human Rights Part II - Transformations.

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