Events

Sep 19

Human Rights in Pittsburgh and the World: Assessing Human Rights Impacts, Limitations, and Prospects at the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

This panel will reflect on shifts in global human rights strategies that have been working to “bring human rights home” in cities around the world and to advance thinking about global human rights principles.

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Sep 27

Cynthia Miller-Idriss talk: "The Extreme Gone Mainstream"

Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Professor of Education and Sociology at the American University in Washington, DC, and Senior Fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR) in the U.K., will discuss her recent book on the far right youth culture in Germany

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Sep 27

Marisa von Bülow: Civil Society, Transnational Networks and Global Change

This talk presents an overview of the evolution of the field of transnational activist networks over recent decades and considers how digital technologies—and more specifically of social media—affect both activists and researchers of transnational networks.

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Sep 28

Elizabeth Bloodgood: Data for Good: The Global Politics of Information for Civil Society

Elizabeth Bloogood draws from her work with advocacy groups in Montreal to consider the tensions between expanding data access and usage by non-profit organizations and the promotion of “Data for Good” on the one hand, and concerns about growing surveillance, manipulation, and government restrictions on civil society.

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