Human Rights in History

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January 27, 2016
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Political History / Studies, European History / Studies, African History / Studies, Intellectual History

A special workshop on Human Rights in History will be held at the London School of Economics and Political Science on January 27th, featuring Bastiaan Bouwman (LSE), Robert Brier (LSE), Nathan Kurz (Birkbeck), and Konstantina Maragkou (LSE).

The event is free and open to all but registration is essential.

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13:00-13:30         Welcome, Lunch

13:30-15:30         First Panel

Nathan Kurz (Birkbeck): ‘The mission civilisatrice and Post-Imperial Jewish Anxiety in Morocco in the 1950s’

Robert Brier (LSE): ‘The Polish Crisis and the Gradations of Anti-Communist Human Rights, ca. 1980s’

15:30-16:00         Tea

16:00-18:00         Second Panel

Bastiaan Bouwman (LSE): “‘A Better Understanding and Application of the Christian Message”: Dutch Ecumenical Internationalism and Human Rights, 1968-75’   

Konstantina Maragkou (LSE): ‘International Politics and the Greek Colonels (1967-74): Any Role for Human Rights?’

Discussant: Timothy Hochstrasser (LSE)

Convenors: Bastiaan Bouwman, Alexandre Dab, Cees Heere, and Tommaso Milani.


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