Rethinking Slavery and Freedom in Islamic Law 12:30-1:15 DT

A discussion exploring the varied historical and contemporary positions of Islamic law on slavery and how these positions interact with and influence broader Islamic conceptions of freedom.

Lectures & Panels The Human Rights Movement & the UDHR at 75: A Conversation with Navi Pillay 12:15 - 1:15 pm EDT

Join us for aconversation with Navi Pillay about the impact and effectiveness of human rights, and how to maintain resilience and optimism as a human rights advocate.

Lectures & Panels The Crisis in Sri Lanka: Human Rights in Peril 12:15 – 13:15 pm EDT

This discussion will explore the unfolding developments in Sri Lanka, the responses of the government and international actors, and possibilities for a justice-oriented, people-centered approach to resolving the crisis.

Condemned to Serve for Life? A Snapshot of Political Trends in Africa 11:00 EDT

This event will address some of trends, structural factors, and local dynamics behind political developments in Ethiopia, West Africa, and Tunisia.