Human Rights Advocacy

International Development Colloquium Series: Dodd-Frank Section 1502: Significance and Public Policy Implications

A presentation and discussion led by PhD candidate Chris Bayer

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 5:00pm
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Displaced: Community Conversation & Book Launch

Please meet the authors, including Tulane's Dr. Beth Fussell, visiting professor in Global Health Systems and Development, for a conversation with community members about displacement, return and recovery. This moving enthnographic account of Hurricane Katrina survivors rebuilding their lives away from the Gulf Coast inaugurates The Katrina Bookshelf, a new series of books that will probe the long-term consequences of America's worst disaster. 


Event Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 5:00pm

Quality Education for All: Equality of Opportunity and Corruption in Sri Lanka's Education System

As part of the International Development Colloquium Series: Quality Education for All: Equality of Opportunity and Corruption in Sri Lanka's Education System 

A discussion led by Dr. Samarasinghe and MS student, Derek Marshall

Reception to follow in the West Courtyard with food from Kakkoii Japanese Bistreaux

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 5:00pm

One Million Bones

ONE MILLION BONES, in partnership with Students Rebuild, is a global social arts project that raises awareness of humanitarian crises worldwide. 1,000,000 handmade bones will be collected and laid down at the National Mall in D.C. in June 2013, bringing, close to home, an image far too common in Rwanda in 1994, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo currently, and many other places plagued with injustice. Each bone made triggers a $1 donation, up to $500,000, by the Bezos Family Foundation, towards CARE's relief work in the DR of the Congo and Somalia.

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 5:30pm

Final Weekend Mini-course in Fall 2012 Series Announced: Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Investment


In response to students' requests for short, focused, skills-based courses, Executive Director, Colin Crawford has coordinated a series of weekend-long, one credit, mini-courses for the Fall 2012 semester. Registration is currently open for three workshops. The final mini-course in the series, offered in November, called Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Investment will be presented by Damon C.

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