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  • Lecture

Human Rights in the 21st Century

Karen J. Greenberg, Center on Law and Security, New York University
Clemens Nathan, Director, Clemens Nathan Research Centre
Germaine Ingram, Philadelphia Folklore Project, moderator

Join us in discussing issues of international human rights and justice in the preceding and coming centuries.

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Sunday, April 19, 2009, 1:00-3:00PM @ Cohen Auditorium, Claudia Cohen Hall
Cohen Auditorium, Claudia Cohen Hall
Open to the Public

Hosted by: Kislak Center

Le Cri, lithograph from Hommage des artistes à Picquart (1899)

On April 19, the University of Pennsylvania Libraries will host two of the leading contemporary voices on international human rights and international justice. Drs. Greenberg and Nathan will engage in a wide-ranging discussion, looking back at events of the previous century and forward to consider national and international challenges and priorities in the new century. The event is free and open to the public.

Book signing: Dr. Greenberg will be signing copies of her new book, The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo's First 100 Days (Oxford University Press, 2009). Hosted by the Penn Book Center. Selected publications of the Clemens Nathan Research Centre will also be available (donation requested).

This event is sponsored by The Lorraine Beitler Collection on the Dreyfus Affair, housed at Penn's Rare Book and Manuscript Library. To speak to a staff member about the Collection or the event, please phone (215) 898-7088.

Event Series

Theo van Rysselberghe, Le Cri, lithograph from Hommage des artistes a Picquart (1899), Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair, Kislak Center