23.04.2014

Bard College Berlin hosts meeting of professors in human rights


On April 25-27, 2014, the faculty in human rights and related fields from the Andrew Gagarin Center for Civil Society and Human Rights at Smolny College of St. Petersburg State University, Bard College Berlin, as well as other Bard network schools (Al-Quds Bard, European Humanities University in Vilnius, Bard College Annandale) gathered at Bard College Berlin for a workshop on "Human Rights in the New International Context." 

The workshop featured both public panels on certain regions and closed meetings in which faculty presented their own research and worked on ideas for improving collaborations across the different campuses. The faculty thus generated joint research projects, ideas for co-teaching classes and thoughts on how to improve teaching. 

Public events: 

  • Friday, April 25, 4:30-6:30pm
    "Human Rights in the New International Context: Russia and Eastern Europe"
    This panel will focus on mass movements in Russia and the Ukraine.
  • Saturday, April 26, 4-6pm
    "Human Rights in the New International Context: The Middle East" (mainly focused on Palestine)
    This panel will feature Berlin-based Palestinian writer Adania Shibli as a special guest.

Venue: Bard College Berlin Main Auditorium
Platanenstr. 98a, Berlin - Pankow (map here)
Admission free