Carr Center for Human Rights Policy: All News Postings http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/news.php Chronological view of Carr news listings en-us Thu, 10 Apr 14 15:31:19 -0400 Thu, 17 Apr 14 23:05:38 -0400 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/news.php Kint RSS Generator 1.0 christopher_kintzing@hks.harvard.edu christopher_kintzing@hks.harvard.edu 10 Listen to Carr Center Faculty Director Douglas A. Johnson as he discusses his career as a human rights activist, organization builder and teacher as well as the process of becoming a human rights professional in a podcast interview conducted by students from Tufts University. April 7: Tufts University Podcast, Listen to Carr Center Faculty Director Douglas A. Johnson as he discusses his career as a human rights activist, organization builder and teacher as well as the process of becoming a human rights professional in a podcast interview conducted by students from Tufts University. https://soundcloud.com/article19podcast/tuftspodcasters-article-19?in=tuftspodcasters/sets/article-19-human-rights Mon, 07 Apr 14 12:42:41 -0400 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#701 Alberto Mora, former Navy general counsel and 2014 Harvard Advanced Leadership Fellow currently working in collaboration with and support of the Carr Center, explains why it is so important that the Intelligence Committee vote to declassify its comprehensive study of the CIA torture program. March 26: The Miami Herald, Alberto Mora, former Navy general counsel and 2014 Harvard Advanced Leadership Fellow currently working in collaboration with and support of the Carr Center, explains why it is so important that the Intelligence Committee vote to declassify its comprehensive study of the CIA torture program. http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/03/26/v-print/4020960/declassify-the-torture-report.html# Fri, 28 Mar 14 17:06:24 -0400 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#700 Long an advocate of and teacher in the Clemente Course in the Humanities, a program providing college-level liberal arts instruction to low-income adult students at Dorchester's Codman Square Health Center, Timothy Patrick McCarthy, director of the Sexuality Gender and Human Rights Program, has been named first recipient of the Stanley Paterson Professorship in American History, a newly established chair supporting Clemente Course instructors. March 25: The Harvard Gazette, Long an advocate of and teacher in the Clemente Course in the Humanities, a program providing college-level liberal arts instruction to low-income adult students at Dorchester's Codman Square Health Center, Timothy Patrick McCarthy, director of the Sexuality Gender and Human Rights Program, has been named first recipient of the Stanley Paterson Professorship in American History, a newly established chair supporting Clemente Course instructors. http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/03/teaching-on-campus-and-off/ Tue, 25 Mar 14 15:36:34 -0400 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#699 NEW!! Carr Spring Human Rights Speaker Series: "The Obama Human Rights Policy: The Unfinished Agenda." Hear from some of the leading voices in human rights, who from within the Obama Administration wrestled with moral dilemmas like Guantanamo, drones, Libya, and Syria. March 20: NEW!! Carr Spring Human Rights Speaker Series: "The Obama Human Rights Policy: The Unfinished Agenda." Hear from some of the leading voices in human rights, who from within the Obama Administration wrestled with moral dilemmas like Guantanamo, drones, Libya, and Syria. http://www.hks.harvard.edu/centers/carr/news-events/carr-center-events/event-details/2014/spring-2014-hr-lecture-series Thu, 20 Feb 14 12:23:49 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#695 Former Carr Center Faculty Director Sarah Sewall, recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, is designated by Secretary of State John Kerry as U.S. Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues. February 24: Bloomberg Business Week, Former Carr Center Faculty Director Sarah Sewall, recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, is designated by Secretary of State John Kerry as U.S. Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues. http://investing.businessweek.com/research/markets/news/article.asp?docKey=600-201402240651M2______EUPR_____6fb40000038c8752_3600-1 Mon, 24 Feb 14 11:43:13 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#697 Carr Center event on the intertwining of sports and politics ("The Greatest Stage on Earth: Sport, Politics, and Human Rights," Feb. 18) with veteran journalist, broadcaster, and HKS alumni Ken Shulman, receives coverage in Harvard's on-line news magazine. February 21: The Harvard Gazette, Carr Center event on the intertwining of sports and politics ("The Greatest Stage on Earth: Sport, Politics, and Human Rights," Feb. 18) with veteran journalist, broadcaster, and HKS alumni Ken Shulman, receives coverage in Harvard's on-line news magazine. http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/02/gaming-the-political-arena/ Mon, 24 Feb 14 11:36:00 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#696 As part of their spring speaker series, on Friday, February 7, Carr Center Fellow Federica D'Alessandra delivered the presentation, "Transitional Justice: Enhancing the Right to Health through Truth Commissions" at the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for International Development. February 7: As part of their spring speaker series, on Friday, February 7, Carr Center Fellow Federica D'Alessandra delivered the presentation, "Transitional Justice: Enhancing the Right to Health through Truth Commissions" at the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for International Development. https://www.google.com/calendar/render?eid=MzgwZ2RmbDloN2FtZ2sxZXJkYzQ4cWhkazAgY2lkZXZlbnRAbQ&ctz=America/New_York&sf=true&output=xml Mon, 10 Feb 14 13:17:24 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#694 "Harvard Study Finds Abuses in India's Carpet Industry," reads the Crimson headline announcing the results of the investigation "Tainted Carpets: Slavery and Child Labor in India's Hand-Made Carpet Sector," just released by Harvard's Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center and authored by Siddharth Kara, Carr Center core faculty. February 3: The Harvard Crimson, "Harvard Study Finds Abuses in India's Carpet Industry," reads the Crimson headline announcing the results of the investigation "Tainted Carpets: Slavery and Child Labor in India's Hand-Made Carpet Sector," just released by Harvard's Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center and authored by Siddharth Kara, Carr Center core faculty. http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2014/2/3/Harvard-study-india-child-labor-carpets/ Mon, 03 Feb 14 10:13:25 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#691 "Shedding Light On Forced Marriage In America," Carr Center Fellow Vidya Sri participates in a discussion of forced marriage on the NPR news program 'On Point with Tom Ashbrook.' February 3: WGBH Radio, "Shedding Light On Forced Marriage In America," Carr Center Fellow Vidya Sri participates in a discussion of forced marriage on the NPR news program 'On Point with Tom Ashbrook.' http://onpoint.wbur.org/2014/02/03/forced-marriage-america Mon, 03 Feb 14 16:04:03 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#692 "Inaugural LGBTQ conference brings School communities together." The conference, co-sponsored by the Center's Sexuality, Gender and Human Rights program and at which program director Timothy Patrick McCarthy delivered the opening remarks, aims to unite LGBTQ groups from across the Harvard community. January 31: The Harvard Gazette, "Inaugural LGBTQ conference brings School communities together." The conference, co-sponsored by the Center's Sexuality, Gender and Human Rights program and at which program director Timothy Patrick McCarthy delivered the opening remarks, aims to unite LGBTQ groups from across the Harvard community. http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/01/when-the-walls-come-down/ Mon, 03 Feb 14 16:23:27 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#693 In this interview, Timothy Patrick McCarthy, director of the Center's Sexuality, Gender and Human Rights Program, discusses the aggression and mean-spiritedness that characterize so much of American public discourse and wonders if a more vulnerable politics is possible. January 22: The Huffington Post, In this interview, Timothy Patrick McCarthy, director of the Center's Sexuality, Gender and Human Rights Program, discusses the aggression and mean-spiritedness that characterize so much of American public discourse and wonders if a more vulnerable politics is possible. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matt-bieber/intimate-politics-the-per_b_4638014.html Thu, 23 Jan 14 10:42:35 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#689 Was your carpet made by slaves? Siddharth Kara, Carr Center core faculty, raises this question with CNN's Becky Anderson in light of a new independent investigation and research report by one of the world's foremost experts on modern-day slavery. January 21: CNN, Connect the World, Was your carpet made by slaves? Siddharth Kara, Carr Center core faculty, raises this question with CNN's Becky Anderson in light of a new independent investigation and research report by one of the world's foremost experts on modern-day slavery. http://connecttheworld.blogs.cnn.com/2014/01/21/was-your-carpet-made-by-slaves/ Wed, 22 Jan 14 13:04:26 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#688 Margaret "Peggy" Traub, distinguished Harvard alumna and passionate supporter of research, teaching, and advocacy around women's and LGBTQ issues, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. January 13: Margaret "Peggy" Traub, distinguished Harvard alumna and passionate supporter of research, teaching, and advocacy around women's and LGBTQ issues, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. http://hks.harvard.edu/centers/carr/programs/sexuality,-gender-human-rights/news/margaret-traub-jan-13,-2014 Wed, 29 Jan 14 14:49:09 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#690 Carr Center Fellow and former SPLM minister, Luka Biong Deng Kuol, offers unique insight into the unfolding turmoil in South Sudan, including some unconventional possibilities as to how the situation may develop. December 19: BBC News, Carr Center Fellow and former SPLM minister, Luka Biong Deng Kuol, offers unique insight into the unfolding turmoil in South Sudan, including some unconventional possibilities as to how the situation may develop. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25454168 Fri, 20 Dec 13 15:35:34 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#686 In "South Sudan's conflict could spread across the border," Luka Biong Deng Kuol, Carr Center Fellow, explains the current situation in South Sudan and expresses concern that the already significant level of violence may continue to escalate. December 19: The Guardian, In "South Sudan's conflict could spread across the border," Luka Biong Deng Kuol, Carr Center Fellow, explains the current situation in South Sudan and expresses concern that the already significant level of violence may continue to escalate. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/19/south-sudan-conflict-spread-border-khartoum Fri, 20 Dec 13 16:31:51 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#687 Luka Biong Deng Kuol, Carr Center Fellow and recently appointed spokesperson of the Abyei Referendum High Committee, explains "Why the Abyei community referendum should be recognized?" November 13: The Sudan Tribune, Luka Biong Deng Kuol, Carr Center Fellow and recently appointed spokesperson of the Abyei Referendum High Committee, explains "Why the Abyei community referendum should be recognized?" http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article48782 Fri, 22 Nov 13 14:44:04 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#684 Summer Intership Opportunity: Open Society Foundations Internship for Rights and Governance Applications are currently being accepted for HKS students to participate in this summer 2014 internship program. This is a fully-funded program which includes a 10-day clinical seminar in Budapest, followed by six-week intensive internship at a policy/rights-oriented NGO. Application Deadline: November 15, 2013. November 1: Summer Intership Opportunity: Open Society Foundations Internship for Rights and Governance Applications are currently being accepted for HKS students to participate in this summer 2014 internship program. This is a fully-funded program which includes a 10-day clinical seminar in Budapest, followed by six-week intensive internship at a policy/rights-oriented NGO. Application Deadline: November 15, 2013. http://www.hks.harvard.edu/centers/carr/opportunities/open-society-internship-for-rights-and-governance Fri, 01 Nov 13 16:51:18 -0400 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#683 Carr Center Fellow Luka Biong Deng Kuol recently met with the Chief of General Staff of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Army (SPLA), the South Sudan Inspector General of Police, and the South Sudan National Security Director to discuss concerns put forth by the international community regarding the human rights situation in South Sudan. October 29: Juba, South Sudan, Carr Center Fellow Luka Biong Deng Kuol recently met with the Chief of General Staff of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Army (SPLA), the South Sudan Inspector General of Police, and the South Sudan National Security Director to discuss concerns put forth by the international community regarding the human rights situation in South Sudan. http://www.hks.harvard.edu/centers/carr/about-us/center-fellows#lkuol Fri, 22 Nov 13 14:56:20 -0500 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#685 Read coverage of the Carr Center's recent screening of "War Photographer," an award-winning documentary depicting the work of photojournalist James Nachtwey. October 28: The Harvard Crimson, Read coverage of the Carr Center's recent screening of "War Photographer," an award-winning documentary depicting the work of photojournalist James Nachtwey. http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2013/10/29/HKS-war-photographer-screening/ Wed, 30 Oct 13 12:20:03 -0400 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#682 As the much anticipated voting gets underway in Abyei, a disputed region between Sudan and South Sudan, Carr Center Fellow Luka Biong Deng Kuol is there, assisting with the process and acting as spokesman for the Abyei Referendum High Committee, the commission which organized the vote. October 27: The New York Times, As the much anticipated voting gets underway in Abyei, a disputed region between Sudan and South Sudan, Carr Center Fellow Luka Biong Deng Kuol is there, assisting with the process and acting as spokesman for the Abyei Referendum High Committee, the commission which organized the vote. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/28/world/africa/caught-between-sudans-region-tries-to-pick-side.html?_r=0 Mon, 28 Oct 13 11:30:28 -0400 http://www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/dummy_news_url.php#678