Tag: Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies

Human Rights Film Feb. 24: ‘Honor Diaries,’ women in Muslim-majority societies

Human Rights Film Feb. 24: ‘Honor Diaries,’ women in Muslim-majority societies

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Please join the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies for a screening of the documentary Honor Diaries, Tuesday Feb. 24. The screening is free and open to the public in the Winifred Moore Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Honor Diaries features nine courageous women in Muslim-majority societies who attempt to engage in conversations about gender […]

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New Issue of ‘Righting Wrongs’ Human Rights Journal Now Online

New Issue of ‘Righting Wrongs’ Human Rights Journal Now Online

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest issue of the undergraduate academic journal, Righting Wrongs: A Journal of Human Rights, is now available online at www.webster.edu/rightingwrongs. The journal is published by Webster’s Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies. The latest issue (Volume 4, Issue 2) features senior thesis papers from recent graduates of the International Human Rights program and […]

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Graphic Design Students Create Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies Brochure

Graphic Design Students Create Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies Brochure

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Graphic design students in the “Design for Good” (DESN 4200) course taught by Noriko Yuasa recently teamed with Webster’s Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies to create a new five-page program brochure. The project allowed the students to practice their skills on a for-print project, with the Institute as the “client.” Five teams of […]

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In the News: Rocero talks gender issues; Rishe on sports betting; STLBJ on Ferguson; Corrigan’s book as model

In the News: Rocero talks gender issues; Rishe on sports betting; STLBJ on Ferguson; Corrigan’s book as model

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Rocero Discusses Transgender Issues, Inclusiveness on Channel 5 Wednesday night’s guest speaker Geena Rocero was interviewed live on NBC affiliate KSDK-TV to discuss the topics covered in her lecture at Webster University. Rocero, who has appeared in Macy’s catalogs, Hanes ads, a John Legend video […]

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Nov. 19: Geena Rocero, Model and Transgender Advocate, Founder of Gender Proud

Nov. 19: Geena Rocero, Model and Transgender Advocate, Founder of Gender Proud

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The community is invited to a lecture by Geena Rocero, model and transgender advocate, and founder of Gender Proud, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Born to humble beginnings in Manila, Philippines, Rocero always had big dreams. Growing up, she knew that she was different from her childhood friends. […]

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Register for 2014 Human Rights Conference: ‘Rights of the Family’ Oct. 8-9

Register for 2014 Human Rights Conference: ‘Rights of the Family’ Oct. 8-9

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies will host the 2014 Human Rights Conference on Oct. 8-9 in the East Academic Building. The focus of this year’s conference is “Rights of the Family,” and will engage with leading scholars and human rights advocates. This conference is free and open to the public. Faculty […]

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Around Webster: Geneva profs’ EIEF grant; Stang’s STL 250 photos; Kingston’s human rights selections

Around Webster: Geneva profs’ EIEF grant; Stang’s STL 250 photos; Kingston’s human rights selections

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: Geneva Business Professors Receive EIEF Grant Krista J. Saral and Marcello Puca, business research professors at Webster University Geneva, have been awarded a one-year grant through the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF). The grant helps support their joint work with Simone M. Sepe of […]

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Geneva Human Rights Roundtable Discusses Disabilities ahead of Humanitarian Conference

Geneva Human Rights Roundtable Discusses Disabilities ahead of Humanitarian Conference

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Geneva’s International Relations Department, with the Webster Humanitarian Association (WHA) and the Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies, recently held its annual roundtable with more than 80 speakers, guests and Webster students from multiple campuses. The theme of this year’s roundtable was “Human Rights and Disabilities.” Disability rights is also the theme […]

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Around Webster: Vautravers an Oxford Visiting Fellow; Kingston on Rights of Displaced Persons

Around Webster: Vautravers an Oxford Visiting Fellow; Kingston on Rights of Displaced Persons

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: Vautravers Appointed Oxford Visiting Fellow; Speaks in France on Arms Industry, Deterrence Doctrines Alexandre Vautravers, of the International Relations Department at Webster University Geneva, has been appointed a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University. Building upon research produced for the Swiss government earlier this year, […]

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Human Rights: Celebrate 65 Years of the UDHR Dec. 10

Human Rights: Celebrate 65 Years of the UDHR Dec. 10

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Each December, Webster University’s Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies and Amnesty International host a birthday party to celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was signed in Paris 65 years ago. Come to this year’s party and enjoy birthday cake, write letters to prisoners of conscience (part of Amnesty’s Write for […]

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