News and Events
March 9 | 12-1 pm | WCC 2009
Sophie Richardson (Human Rights Watch) and Rayhan Asat (Hughes Hubbard and Reed) discuss the situation of Uighurs in Xinjiang.
Feb. 26 | 12-1 pm | WCC 2009
Aman Wadud and Yee Htun discuss citizenship verification in India and its effects on the nation’s Muslim minority.
Feb. 25 | 12-1 pm | Austin North
Philippe Sands, Arsalan Suleman, and Yee Htun discuss the ICJ’s case concerning the Myanmar military’s treatment of the Rohingya.
Feb. 24 | 12-1 pm | Pound 102
PLS Director Professor Kristen Stilt’s talk focuses on the question, “What are Islamic conceptions of animal rights?”
Dec. 2 | 5-6 pm | Barker Center, Room 133
Farzin Vejdani examines shifting understandings of what constituted the public and the private from criminal cases in 19th-century Shiraz.
Nov. 25 | 1-2:30 pm | WCC 3016
Seminar with Robert Gleave, Professor of Arabic Studies, University of Exeter
Deadline January 15, 2020
Our Visiting Fellowship application process for the next academic year is now open. We invite scholars and legal practitioners to apply for a resident fellowship.
Oct. 25 | 9 am – 6 pm | Harvard Kennedy School
Pride & Progress: Film Festival and Symposium will highlight human rights filmmakers and activists who are leading the cultural fight against laws that criminalize and discriminate against LGBTQ+ people in the former British colonies.
Oct. 7 | 12-1 pm | WCC 3016
Catherine Renshaw author of Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia, recounts an extraordinary period of human rights institution-building in Southeast Asia.
Sept. 24, 2019 | 12-1 pm | WCC 1019
Professor and Human Rights Attorney Noura Erakat and HLS Professor Emeritus Duncan Kennedy discuss Professor Erakat’s new book.