ISA HR NYC 2016 Program and Events

We're excited to announce our 2016 program in New York City! To use our online program, including our personalized scheduler, you must be logged in to isanet.org. In the meantime, you are welcome to view our downloadable PDFs of the program.

Conference Schedule-TBA

Monday, 13 June, 2016
8:30a-10:00a Registration/Check-In
10:00a-10:30a Welcome
10:30a-12:00noon Opening Roundtable:
Stephen Hopgood, SOAS & Samuel Moyn, Harvard University
12:00noon-1:30p Lunch Break
1:30p-3:30p Concurrent Panels (M)
3:00p-3:30p Coffee Break
3:30p-5:00p Opening Keynote: "Expanding Circles of Human Rights and Their Protection"
Bertrand Ramcharan, former Acting UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
5:30p-7:00p Reception
Tuesday, 14 June, 2016
9:00a-10:30a Plenary Address:
Human Rights and Global Health Crises
Elin Gursky, Research Director, UN High-Level Panel
on the Response to Global Health Crises
10:30a-11:00a Coffee Break
11:00a-12:30p Concurrent Panels (TA)
12:30p-2:00p Lunch Break
2:00p-3:30p Concurrent Panels (TB)
3:30p-4:00p Coffee Break
4:00p-5:30p Plenary Address:
Gender and Human Rights
Gaynel Curry, Gender and Women’s Rights Advisor,
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016
9:00a-10:30a Plenary:
Human Rights and the Global Migration Crisis
Norah Niland, The Graduate Institute, Geneva & Naomi Gikonyo, Fordham University
10:30a-11:00a Coffee Break
11:00a-12:30p Concurrent Panels (WA)
12:30p-2:00p Lunch Break
2:00p-3:30p Concurrent Panels (WB)
3:30p-4:00p Coffee Break
4:00p-6:00p Practitioner Roundtable
Paul Bentall, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Daisy Khan, Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality;
Sarah Repucci, Freedom House
6:00p Closing Remarks

Program Team

Melissa Labonte

Fordham University

Kurt Mills
University of Glasgow

HRjc2016@global-human-rights.org

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