Human Rights Workshop Series

The University of Chicago is home to a vibrant community of scholars engaged in the study of human rights from a variety of disciplines. The Human Rights Workshop provides an interdisciplinary forum for faculty and graduate students to engage in serious discussions of new human rights scholarship. Workshops feature presentations of work-in-progress by faculty, graduate students, and guest speakers. Workshop sessions are offered every quarter and are open to faculty, students, and the public.

Alternate Wednesdays, 4:30 to 6:00 pm
John Hope Franklin Room, Social Sciences 224
1126 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 [map]

Winter Quarter 2015 Schedule

Wednesday, January 14
Adam Etinson, Lecturer in Human Rights and Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Chicago
"On Being Faithful to the ‘Practice’"

Wednesday, January 28
Mark Bradley, Bernadotte E. Schmitt Professor of International History and the College; Faculty Director, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights, University of Chicago

Wednesday, February 11
Joe Harper, JD student, University of Chicago Law School; PhD candidate, Philosophy, New York University
"Tolerating Constitutional Theocracies"
* Note that this session will be held in Pick 506

Wednesday, March 4
Emma Mackinnon, PhD student, Political Science, University of Chicago
"The Politics of Promise-Making: Recovering a Midcentury Practice of Human Rights" (Dissertation Proposal)
* Note that this session will be held in Pick 506

For questions or to request papers, please contact:

Emma Stone Mackinnon
PhD Student, Department of Political Science
Human Rights Workshop Co-Coordinator

Lael Weinberger
PhD Student, Department of History
Human Rights Workshop Co-Coordinator