Michael Geyer is a Samuel N. Harper Professor of German and European History and the Faculty Director of the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago.

His research includes German and European History, the History of War and Genocide, Transnational and Global History and the History and Theory of Human Rights and Humanitarianism.

Dr. Geyer spoke at Duke in the Borderwork(s) Lab on Monday February 24, 2014 on the topic “Human Rights Education After Human Rights Idolatry.”

An interview with Dr. Geyer on the value of human rights programs at universities can be viewed here.

Duke News also featured on article on Geyer and his upcoming visit to Duke.

Below is a full-length video of Geyer’s talk.

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