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Human Rights November 15, 2019
What Comes Next? Graduate Programs, Workshops, & Opportunities for Human Rights Studies Students

Many University of Dayton seniors are interested in continuing their human rights education beyond graduation. Learn more about a few of the innumerable human rights, development and peace studies graduate programs and opportunities offered around the country. 

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Human Rights November 08, 2019
Reimagining Social Justice through the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Jameela Henderson and Davis Schwartz, third-year students in the University of Dayton School of Law, share their takeaways from Opal Tometi’s keynote presentation on the Black Lives Matter Movement at the Social Practice of Human Rights Conference (SPHR) 2019. 

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Human Rights October 31, 2019
Seeking to Restore Human Dignity on US-Mexico Border
Alysa Medina, a University of Dayton third-year law student, attended the Human Rights in Central America panel at SPHR 2019. She shares her takeaways from the panelists’ conversation concerning the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Human Rights October 24, 2019
Syrian refugees in Turkey are there to stay, at least for now
Almost 4 million Syrian refugees live in Turkey, which has taken noteworthy steps to integrate them into the country in the past five years. Will Turkey now try to force those refugees back to Syria?
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Human Rights October 17, 2019
Technology and the Second Wave of Social and Political Movements
Cali Anne Cleaves, a University of Dayton law student, shares insights from global social activist and academic Zeynep Tufekci’s Social Practice of Human Rights 2019 keynote address on technology’s role in the Hong Kong protests and the future of contemporary social movements.
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Human Rights October 07, 2019
My Summer as a Business and Human Rights Resource Centre Intern
Ryan Scott, a University of Dayton undergraduate student, reflects on his experience as the UD Human Rights Center's first intern with the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre in New York City.
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Human Rights September 25, 2019
Trump scorns United Nations as tensions with Iran flare over Saudi oil attacks
Trump addresses Iran in his recent speech to the UN General Assembly, but his lack of a call for a response to recent attacks breaks with presidential history. This article was originally published on The Conversation.
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Human Rights September 16, 2019
My Year in the Warm Heart: Reflections from a Malawi Graduate Fellow
Lauren Durnwald, a Graduate Assistant at the Human Rights Center, reflects on her year long journey in Malawi, Africa.
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Human Rights September 06, 2019
Difficult History, Divided Memories

The 50th anniversary of Ho Chi Minh’s death coincides with the launch of the Vietnam Legacies Project at the Human Rights Center. 

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Human Rights July 22, 2019
Anchoring Peace, Justice and Inclusion

A group of UD International Studies majors lead by Dr. Christopher Agnew, Director of the International Studies Program and associate professor in the Department of History, and Shelley Inglis, Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, supported research for the Global Alliance’s report," Enabling the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda Through SDG 16+: Anchoring Peace, Justice and Inclusion."

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