11th Annual PHRGE Human Rights Institute: "Global Justice Goes Local: The Emergence of Human Rights Cities”

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PHRGE Human Rights Cities Institute Flyer
Date: 
Thu Dec 8, 2016 to Fri Dec 9, 2016
Location: 
Dockser Hall, Northeastern University School of Law
Boston, MA 02115
United States

On December 8-9, 2016, the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) will host its 11th annual Human Rights Institute at Northeastern University School of Law. This year, PHRGE’s Institute convened scholars and advocates to explore the human rights cities movement, a movement that is linking human rights to urban social justice organizing in the service of local human rights implementation.

December 8th
12:30 pm: Registration and welcome
1:30 pm: Panel--“Why Human Rights Cities?”
3:30 pm: Panel--“Making it Happen: Local Human Rights in the U.S.”
5:00 pm: Book Celebration:
Global Urban Justice: The Rise of Human Rights Cities
6:00 pm: Keynote Address: Professor Martha Davis, Northeastern University School of Law

December 9th
9:00am – 4:30pm: Intensive facilitated workshops to delve deeper into the topics discussed on Day 1.

To register, please visit www.phrge.net, or contact Elizabeth Ennen at e.ennen@northeastern.edu.

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