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2016-17 Cambridge Health Alliance Global Health and Human Rights Seminar

All sessions will take place from 12-1:00 p.m.
Room 4-B-11 (to the right when exiting the elevator)
Central Street Health Center, 4th floor
Cambridge Health Alliance
26 Central Street Somerville, MA 02143


Monday September 19, 2016

Westy Egmont, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Macro Practice Director, Immigrant Integration Lab, Boston College School of Social Work
Co-Chair, MA Governor's Advisory Council on Immigrants and Refugees

Immigrant integration: Social cohesion amidst increasing diversity


Monday October 17, 2016

Jason Bauman, J.D.
Policy Manager, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Randomized Evaluations in Health Care Delivery


November 21, 2016

Susan M. Akram, J.D.
Clinical Professor and Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Program, Boston University School of Law

The status and conditions of Tibetan refugees in India


December 19, 2016

Amahl A. Bishara, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Tufts University
ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Palestinian Resistance in a West Bank Refugee Camp


January 23, 2017

Stephenie A. Young, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Associate Professor, English Department, Salem State University

Visual representations of forensic materials from mass graves shaping narratives of memorialization and truth in post-conflict settings


February 13, 2017

Nafisa Halim, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Intimate Partner Violence in Bangladesh


March 20, 2017

Noora A. Lori, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of International Relations, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University

Labor migration, national identity and human rights in the Persian Gulf


May 15, 2017

Dara Kay Cohen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

The use of rape during civil conflict

Muslim Voices in an Election Year: Compassionate Listening

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
Featuring an interfaith service at 4:00 p.m.

See flyer below.

Francis Day Flyer


Stanton Wortham, Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Dean, Lynch School of Education,
invites you to

“Privilege and Critical Race Perspectives'
Intersectional Contributions to a
Systems Theory of Human Development”

Marshall Field IV Professor of Urban Education and Chair,
Department of Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago

Thursday, October 20, 2016 | 4:30 p.m.
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room

View the full invitation online. A reception will follow the presentation.
Register online
 to attend.




Screening and Conversation about "Adelante" Film

October 25, 2016 | 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Boston College