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SPHR 2019: Concurrent Sessions 6

October 4, 2019 | 10:30am-12:00pm

JustLabs Workshop: Eco-economic Transformation (Part 2 of 2)

This forward-thinking workshop led by JustLabs and OpenGlobalRights will run during two consecutive concurrent sessions and focus on the issues raised during the plenary. Interested participants are required to register and expected to attend both sessions. Capacity: 30 max. View Format and RSVP.


Impact and Measurement Tools

Moderator: Nancy Miller, University of Dayton

The Campus Human Rights Index: Measuring University Commitment to Human Rights
Michelle Bellino, University of Michigan
Volha Chykina, University of Michigan
Charles Crabtree, Dartmouth College
Kiyoteru Tsutsui, University of Michigan

Reclaiming Impact in the Age of Awareness-raising for Human Rights
Ali Arab, Georgetown University
Azadeh Pourzand, Siamak Pourzand Foundation

Toward a human rights impact assessment tool
Mona Younis, Independent strategic planning and evaluation consultant



Moderator: Ericka Curran, University of Dayton 

From Birmingham to Lima: Expanding Mobility for Persons with Disabilities
Shane Burns, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gender, Displacement and Urban Resilience
Sinéad McGrath, University College Dublin

Modeling Resilience in Resettled Syrian Refugees with Disabilities
Nicholas Sherwood, George Mason University


Defending Human Rights

Moderator: Ed Rekosh, Rights CoLab 

Obstacles to Excellence: Academic Freedom and China's Quest for World-Class Universities
Chelsea Blackburn Cohen, Scholars at Risk

Professional Resistance of Lawyers: Defending Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Hong Kong After Umbrella Movement
YAN-HO LAI, University of London

Ferguson to Geneva: Bringing an American Movement for Racial Justice to the World
Joel R. Pruce

Contesting Human Rights Defenders at the UN Human Rights Council
M. Joel Voss, University of Toledo


Ethics and Methods of Human Rights Work

Ethics and Methods of Human Rights Work: Exploring both Theoretical and Practical Approaches
Shayna Plaut, Global Reporting Centre
Maritza Felices-Luna, University of Ottawa
Christina Clark Kazak, University of Ottawa
Neil Bilotta, McGill University
Lara Rosenoff Gauvin, University of Manitoba




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Human Rights Center

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790