Tag: international human rights

Human Rights Alumni Present Student/Faculty Collaborative Research at ISA Convention

Human Rights Alumni Present Student/Faculty Collaborative Research at ISA Convention

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Alumni Melissa George and Jeanette Guellil traveled to New Orleans last week with professor Lindsey Kingston to present collaborative research at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention. George and Guellil are both 2014 graduates of Webster University’s undergraduate International Human Rights program in the College of Arts & Sciences. After receiving the Provost’s Student/Faculty […]

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Snapshots: Vienna Hosts Bhutan’s Tho Ha Vinh on ‘Gross National Happiness’

Snapshots: Vienna Hosts Bhutan’s Tho Ha Vinh on ‘Gross National Happiness’

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna welcomed to campus Tho Ha Vinh, the program director of the Gross National Happiness (GNH) Centre in Bhutan, to give an overview of the concept of GNH. His talk on Jan. 22 drew about 60 people to hear about the implementation of this alternative paradigm for economic development in the Kingdom of Bhutan, […]

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Snapshots: Photojournalist & Human Rights Activist Constantine at Webster

Snapshots: Photojournalist & Human Rights Activist Constantine at Webster

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Greg Constantine, an award-winning photojournalist currently based in Southeast Asia, discussed the human rights issue of statelessness during a visit to Webster University Oct. 29. Through his images and personal stories, he illustrated how this human rights violation impacts stateless populations throughout Asia. Constantine shared that approximately 12 million people are stateless – they are […]

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Documentary Film “Give a Damn?” Feb. 9

Documentary Film “Give a Damn?” Feb. 9

| February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

A screening of the documentary Give a Damn?, followed by a discussion with the filmmakers, is sponsored by the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies and the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. Date/Time: Thursday, Feb. 9, 7 – 9 p.m. Location: Winifred Moore Auditorium Admission: Free Give A Damn? is a feature length documentary about […]

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Nov. 10: ‘Human Rights Issues in the Honduran Countryside’

Nov. 10: ‘Human Rights Issues in the Honduran Countryside’

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Miriam Miranda speaks on Human Rights Issues in the Honduran Countryside Date/Time: Thursday, Nov. 10, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Emerson Library Conference Room Sponsored by the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies and the Saint Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America. The event will be translated from Spanish.

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‘Righting Wrongs’ – Undergraduate Human Rights Journal Debuts

‘Righting Wrongs’ – Undergraduate Human Rights Journal Debuts

| August 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies is pleased to introduce a peer-reviewed, undergraduate journal that allows students to explore international human rights issues. In keeping with Webster University’s mission of preparing students for global citizenship, Righting Wrongs enables students worldwide to engage in complex problem-solving aimed at tackling some of the most pressing […]

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College of Arts & Sciences News at Global Thinking

College of Arts & Sciences News at Global Thinking

| November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Check the Global Thinking blog for the latest news and profiles from the College of Arts & Sciences. Recent updates include: – Associate professor of Philosophy Kate Parsons used her Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Faculty Award to spend three weeks in Turkey examining feminism and women’s complex roles in this Muslim country. Parsons spoke […]

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Former U.S. Attorney General Clark Speaks in Geneva

Former U.S. Attorney General Clark Speaks in Geneva

| November 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ramsey Clark, U.S. Attorney General under President Lyndon B. Johnson, spoke on Nov.  4 to more than 100 members of the Webster Geneva community. Clark told the Webster audience about his time as U.S. Attorney General in the late 1960s and his later involvement in human rights. The former U.S. Attorney General recently defended controversial […]

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