Other BC and Area Events
Screening of American DREAMers
Thursday, February 24
Cushing 001, Boston College
The Organization of Latin American Affairs at BC is hosting a screening this Thursday at 7PM in Cushing 001 of the documentary "DREAMers," which deals with DACA students in the US. BC alumna and film director Jenniffer Castillo will do a Skype session with attendees after the showing. Questions to email@example.com.
Annual Series of Visual and Performing Arts Events
February 1–March 17, 2017 | Reception: March 2 from 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Harriet Tubman House
566 Columbus Avenue
Making History Public: Righting Historical Wrongs at the Turn of the Millennium
Spring Semester 2017 Exhibition
Opening and Reception: February 7, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.
BC History Department, Stokes Hall, 3rd Floor
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Sponsored by the Boston College History Department and the Boston College Libraries
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
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
SPRING 2017 CLOUGH COLLOQUIUM
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
The Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Doors open at 3:30PM and seating is based on a first-come, first-served basis
Making Human Rights the Compass for All Ethical Globalization
President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice
President of Ireland (1990-1997)
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002)
Mary Robinson served as the seventh, and first female President of Ireland. She is widely regarded as a transformative figure for Ireland, and for the Irish presidency, revitalizing and liberalizing a previously conservative, low-profile political office. President Robinson's talk at Boston College will address the critical role leadership plays in improving human rights and education.
Mary Robinson is President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice. She served as President of Ireland from 1990-1997 and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997-2002. She is a member of the Elders, the Club of Madrid, and is the recipient of numerous honours and awards including the Presidential Medal of Freedom from the President of the United States Barack Obama. She sits on the advisory board of Sustainable Energy For All (SE4All) and is also a member of the Lead Group of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement.
Between March 2013 and August 2014 Mary served as the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa and from August 2014 to end of 2015 she served as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Climate Change. A former President of the International Commission of Jurists and former chair of the Council of Women World Leaders she was President and founder of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative from 2002-2010 and served as Honorary President of Oxfam International from 2002-2012.
Mary Robinson serves as Patron of the Board of the Institute of Human Rights and Business, is an honorary member of The B Team, in addition to being a board member of several organizations including the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and the European Climate Foundation. She serves as Chancellor of the University of Dublin since 1998. Mary’s memoir, Everybody Matters was published in September 2012.
Presented with the Women's Collaborative, Women's Center, and the Civic Engagement Committee
Celebrating Women's History Month