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SPHR 2017

Advocacy in a Globalization of Indifference

SPHR 2017 explored challenges to advocacy posed by racism, xenophobia, other forms of extremism, and what Pope Francis has termed “the globalization of indifference.”

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Bridging the gap between scholars and practitioners

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Enabling critical reflection on research for and about advocacy


  • Marielena Hincapié
  • Nadiezhda Chacin
  • Carol Anderson
  • Marielena Hincapié

    Migrants Under Attack in the U.S. and the Road Towards Human Rights | Marielena Hincapié, National Immigration Law Center

    Nadiezhda Chacin

    Transitional Justice and Peace in Colombia: A Victim's View| Nadiezhda Chacin, Colombian Human Rights Advocate Hijos e Hijas por la Memoria y Contra la Impunidad

    Carol Anderson

    White Rage | Carol Anderson, Human and civil rights advocate and expert on African American history and 20th century politics

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    This conference is an exciting opportunity to look at the practical lessons gleaned from the human rights movement and how both scholars and advocates can be more effective in advancing human rights.

    Jo Becker, Human Rights Watch


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