Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

Human Rights Lecture with Brian Citro

NUCHR and Phi Alpha Delta present Brian Citro, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law in the Bluhm Legal Clinic. Previously, he was Clinical Lecturer in Law and Associate Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School. He is co-Director of the global advocacy project Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to TB, administered by the TB and Human Rights Consortium. He served as Senior Research Officer to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health and worked in New Delhi, India as Project Manager of the Global Health and Human Rights Database at the Lawyers Collective prior to this. He has also worked as a consultant for the World Health Organization, UN Development Program and UN Stop TB Partnership. His research and writing focuses on health and human rights, climate geo-engineering, sex selection and police use of force in the United States. He has a Bachelor of Music in Performance from Northern Illinois University and he earned his JD from the University of Chicago Law School

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May
26
12:00 PM12:00

Religion and Xenophobia: The Role of Church-State Incongruence

This talk argues that minority communities are better able to overcome the clandestine collective action dilemma, i.e. the dual challenge of coordination and secrecy. Based on two unique collections of post-war testimonies, Robert Braun shows that minority groups were more likely to facilitate clandestine cooperation against the Nazis because their members formed insulated hubs of commitment that were able to combine mobilization without increasing exposure.

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Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

Why Tech Needs Girls

Regina Agyare Honu, 2017 Buffett Award Winner, is the founder and CEO of Soronko Solutions, a software development company and social enterprise startup based in Accra, Ghana. She is also the founder of Tech Needs Girls, which mentors and trains young girls from low-income areas of Ghana in coding and technology-related skills. 

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