Tag: Year in International Human Rights

British Journalist Jack Shenker Oct. 3

British Journalist Jack Shenker Oct. 3

| September 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

A talk by award-winning British journalist Jack Shenker is among the highlights of the Year of International Human Rights 2011-12: Refugee & Migrant Rights. Shenker will speak on the topic of Changing Realities in the Arab Spring: Migrants & a Voyage to Europe at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, in the Moore Auditorium.

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Spring 2011 Human Rights Conference, March 31-April 1

Spring 2011 Human Rights Conference, March 31-April 1

| March 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

You are invited to join the conference dialogue at the Spring 2011 Human Rights Conference on “Women’s Rights as Human Rights: Education, Security, Economics,” March 31-April 1 in the Emerson Library. Participants will explore and discuss some of the world’s important women’s rights issues­­­. All sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is […]

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March 30: Mom’s in College: Educational Investments in Two Generations of Learners

March 30: Mom’s in College: Educational Investments in Two Generations of Learners

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies announces “Mom’s in College: Educational Investments in Two Generations of Learners.” Please join us at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, in the University Center Presentation room to hear speaker Kevin Miller from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Please contact humanrights@webster.edu for more information.

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2011-12 YIHR Theme: Refugee Rights

2011-12 YIHR Theme: Refugee Rights

| January 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The College of Arts & Sciences has announced that the theme for next year’s Year in International Human Rights (YIHR) will be refugee rights. The fourth YIHR will be observed during the 2011-12 academic year. Kelly-Kate Pease, professor of international relations and director of the Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies, the YIHR’s umbrella […]

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Jan. 21 Art Opening and Lecture: ‘Real Beauty’

Jan. 21 Art Opening and Lecture: ‘Real Beauty’

| January 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Claudia Demonte’s exhibit of handmade dolls from around the world, entitled “Real Beauty,” focuses on conceptions of feminine beauty. A lecture on women artists by Dr. Katherine Poole, assistant professor of Art History, SIU-Edwardsville, will precede the opening. Lecture: Fri., Jan. 21, noon, Sverdrup 123 Opening reception: 6-8 p.m., Hunt Gallery More information on this, […]

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2011-12 YIHR: Focus on Refugee Rights

2011-12 YIHR: Focus on Refugee Rights

| December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

From Andrea Miller, coordinator, Year of International Human Rights: The College of Arts & Sciences has announced that the the Year of International Human Rights for the upcoming academic year (2011-2012) will focus on Refugee Rights. I know many of you have been a part of the selection process and I thank you for your […]

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Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies launches website

Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies launches website

| December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

The College of Arts & Sciences’ new Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies has launched its own website: webster.edu/humanrights. Visit the site to become acquainted with the  Institute, which combines support for teaching, research and service to promote global citizenship among Webster students, staff and alumni. Utilizing Webster’s global network of campuses, the Institute […]

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Dec. 8: Celebrate UDHR anniversary with free cake

Dec. 8: Celebrate UDHR anniversary with free cake

| December 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the endorsement of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Dec. 10, 1948) with free cake, courtesy of the Year of International Human Rights and Webster’s Amnesty International student group. Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wed., Dec. 8 Location: University Center – Athletics Lobby (lower level)

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Call for Papers: Geneva Media Trends Conference on media and humanitarian causes

Call for Papers: Geneva Media Trends Conference on media and humanitarian causes

| December 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

The department of Media and Communications at Webster University Geneva will hold its annual Media Trends Conference in March 2011. The conference will be focusing on ways in which the media are used to advocate humanitarian causes with a particular emphasis on women’s rights. This theme is in line with the common book being used […]

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Webster Geneva’s 16th Annual Humanitarian Conference

Webster Geneva’s 16th Annual Humanitarian Conference

| November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s 16th International Humanitarian Conference, Humanitarian Space, will take place Jan. 27 – 28, 2011, at the International Conference Centre Geneva. An initiative of Webster Geneva’s International Relations Department, the conference is held under the auspices of the Government of the Canton of Geneva. The two-day event brings together students, scholars, practitioners, and diplomats […]

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