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Archive for June, 2016

 
  • The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

    The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

    This riveting documentary features found footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists (discovered some 30 years later in the cellar of Swedish Television) overlaid with commentaries and interviews from leading contemporary […]

     
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  • A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (2015)

    A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (2015)

    In Pakistan, more than 1000 women perceived as having compromised the “honor” of their families are reported to be killed each year. Families are often pressured to forgive and absolve […]

     
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  • Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016)

    Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016)

    An eloquent poet, writer and performer, Maya Angelou’s life intersected with the civil rights struggle, the Harlem Writers Guild, the New Africa movement, the women’s movement, and the cultural and […]

     
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  • Reflections on the First Two Weeks

    Reflections on the First Two Weeks

    June 23, 2016 By Diana Dai Hello everyone! If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in learning more about what kind of human rights research students at Duke are doing. […]

     
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  • Ugandan Youth and Post-Conflict Imaginaries

    Ugandan Youth and Post-Conflict Imaginaries

    June 21, 2016 By Matthew Sebastian This summer I am conducting preliminary dissertation research on the place of young people in contemporary post-conflict northern Uganda. From ~1986/7-2006 northern Uganda was […]

     
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  • Citizenship for Tibetan Refugees in Nepal

    Citizenship for Tibetan Refugees in Nepal

    June 6, 2016 By Rinzin Dorjee It has been three weeks since I came to Kathmandu, and I have managed to meet in person and interview in total 23 Tibetans […]

     
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  • Understanding ‘Boedpa’: Identity and Displacement among Tibetan Refugees in Nepal

    Understanding ‘Boedpa’: Identity and Displacement among Tibetan Refugees in Nepal

    By Rinzin Dorjee May 26, 2016 “Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough”, said T.S Eliot. These are words I live by except that I also erase […]

     
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  • The Two A’s: Archives and Advocacy

    The Two A’s: Archives and Advocacy

    By Cuquis Robledo June 13, 2016 These past few weeks have been pretty exciting for me. Last week, I got a chance to revisit one of the cases I worked […]

     
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  • Debating Reproductive Rights in Belfast

    Debating Reproductive Rights in Belfast

    Christine Ryan June 8, 2016 As part of my SJD research on abortion rights in international human rights law, I am completing a case study on abortion politics in Ireland. In […]

     
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  • The Importance of Not Taking Life for Granted

    The Importance of Not Taking Life for Granted

    Cuquis Robledo May 26, 2016 Looking back on the first two days at Disability Rights Washington (DRW) in Seattle, I have learned that life can be short, and that it […]

     
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