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UCL Jurisprudence Review Launch 2009

Panel and audience discussion on the Limitations of Human Rights


On Friday, 9 October 2009 at 4pm, the UCL Jurisprudence Review will host a panel of pre-eminent scholars and lawyers to explore the limitations of human rights law.

Does human rights express ideology of western liberalism? Does it view social injustice too narrowly? Whom does it benefit most and who is left out? Has the human rights movement reached its potential? A panel of distinguished speakers will address these issues to an
audience of academics, students, lawyers and journalists at the University College London’s Gustave Tuck Theatre.

Speakers include Kimberlé Crenshaw, professor at Columbia Law School and a prominent figure in critical race theory; David Kennedy, professor at Harvard Law School, known for his criticism of international law; Philippe Sands QC, professor of law at UCL and author of 'Torture Team'; and William Twining, Emeritus Quain Professor of Jurisprudence at UCL.


Speaker(s):

Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw | talks | www
Dr David Kennedy | talks | www
Professor Philippe Sands QC | talks | www
Professor William Twining | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

9 October 2009 at 4:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

UCL
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT

http://www.ucl.ac.uk
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Organised by:

UCL Jurisprudence Review
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Tickets:

Free

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Please RSVP by 25th September with your name, how many seats you would like to reserve, and the information you would like on your name tag to Fatima Kola at f.kola@ucl.ac.uk.

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