Past Events

Reducing Violence by Reducing Prisons: Responding to Massacres, Mafias, and Mass Incarceration in Brazil

February 14, 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Puck Building - Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette street, 2nd floor

Tweet RSVP  Fernando Ribeiro Delgado Conflict, Security, and Development Series About the talk: A series of massacres in January 2017 has brought renewed attention to Brazil’s prison problems. Authorities have responded with pledges to build more detention centers, to broaden use of solitary confinement, and to deploy the military. This talk problematizes these dominant proposals  More»

Human Rights in an Illiberal Age

February 8, 2017, 12:45pm - 2:00pm

Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY

RSVP NYU Law Forum The international human rights system is facing unprecedented attacks from a combination of longstanding authoritarian regimes and an increasing array of illiberal democracies. What are the principal challenges for the human rights movement, especially but not only in the United States?  Is human rights a discourse whose time has passed, or  More»

Digital Security Training

December 5, 2016, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Vanderbilt Hall 202
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Please RSVP here and bring ID to access NYU building. This event is open to all NYU law students. Light lunch will be provided.  In the age of surveillance, protecting yourself online is more important than ever. Come learn privacy and security tools for mobile phone, computer and Internet usage from experts at the Freedom of the  More»

CONFRONTING EVIL: ENGAGING OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO PREVENT GENOCIDE

December 1, 2016, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Room 1008
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

RSVP by November 28th to Cardozo.CLIHHR@yu.edu Refreshments will be served Book Launch Join us for a discussion with Dr. James Waller on his new book, which aims to rework the way in which genocide is discussed. He proposes a series of preventative mechanisms, methods for the prevention of further atrocities, and a system for rebuilding post-genocide.  More»