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March 2021

Date March 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Human Rights in Practice Event – Food Insecurity, Climate Change and Human Rights

With guest speakers: Tina Huang, Research Analyst, World Resources Institute Kurt Tjossem, Regional Vice President, East Africa, International Rescue Committee     The program is free and open to all. No registration is required; see below for the link to join the virtual event and for information on alternative ways to access Zoom. For additional information, please contact Balfour Smith at bsmith@law.duke.edu. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://duke.zoom.us/j/98675091434?pwd=dUdPTUsxTmtBM1Q4RzhPVGxCSzlvZz09 Passcode: 285369 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13126266799,,98675091434# or +16468769923,,98675091434#…

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Date March 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Méndez Award Winner: Reagan’s Gun-Toting Nuns by Theresa Keeley

Theresa Keeley’s important and wonderfully detailed book Reagan’s Gun-Toting Nuns: The Catholic Conflict over Cold War Human Rights Policy in Central America (Cornell University Press, 2020), is the winner of the 2020 Juan E. Méndez Book Award for Human Rights in Latin America. This is the twelfth year of this prestigious award. The award is supported by the Duke Human Rights Center@the Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the Human Rights Archives at the Rubenstein Rare Books and Manuscripts Library. Reagan’s…

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Date March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Global Ideas, Local Impact

Global Ideas, Local Impact is the Duke Human Rights Center’s annual celebration of human rights opportunities at Duke and in the world. The event, hosted by the Student Advisory Board, includes a Research Slam, where students present their human rights research conducted throughout the school year, and an alumni panel, where alumni working in different fields related to human rights share their experiences and advice about human rights work. Global Ideas, Local Impact will take place on March 24th from 5:30pm…

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April 2021

Date April 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Human Rights in Practice Event – Family Law and Counter-Terrorism

With guest speakers: Duke Law International Human Rights Clinic Project         The program is free and open to all. No registration is required; see below for the link to join the virtual event and for information on alternative ways to access Zoom. For additional information, please contact Balfour Smith at bsmith@law.duke.edu. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://duke.zoom.us/j/98675091434?pwd=dUdPTUsxTmtBM1Q4RzhPVGxCSzlvZz09 Passcode: 285369 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13126266799,,98675091434# or +16468769923,,98675091434# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number…

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