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Nov. 5 Speaker: ‘Where Did Human Rights Come From?’

Nov. 5 Speaker: ‘Where Did Human Rights Come From?’

| October 31, 2012 | 1 Comment

Where did human rights come from? That’s the topic Monday, Nov. 5 at noon in the Library Conference Room for visiting speaker Samuel Moyn. Currently a history professor at Columbia University and visiting law professor at Harvard University, Moyn is the author of The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History. He is one of the […]

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IR Students in Geneva: ‘Human Rights Matter’

IR Students in Geneva: ‘Human Rights Matter’

| April 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

At the Intercontinental Hotel of Geneva April 15, 2011, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, gave remarks on why and how human rights matter. At the initiative and invitation of Robert Spencer, director general of Webster University Europe, several faculty members and four International Relations students were able to attend the […]

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Oct. 12 Speaker: Rep. Russ Carnahan on global women’s rights

Oct. 12 Speaker: Rep. Russ Carnahan on global women’s rights

| October 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Congressman Russ Carnahan (MO – 3rd District) will speak on global women’s rights as part of Webster University’s Year in International Human Rights. Time: 6:30 p.m. CDT, Tues., Oct. 12 Location: Sunnen Lounge Carnahan is a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and chair of the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight. […]

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