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The Justice Cascade: Dr. Kathryn Sikkink
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Saturday, February 22, 2014
at 9:15 AM
Where:
Buntrock Commons, 225 Black and Gold Ballroom
Web Link:
http://wp.stolaf.edu/socialscience/
Contact:
Kris Thalhammer

Description

Dr. Kathryn Sikkink, will speak about how human rights prosecutions are changing world politics. Sikkink is the Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She works on international norms and institutions, transnational advocacy networks, the impact of human rights law and policies, and transitional justice. She is the author of The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions are Changing World Politics (awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Center Book Award, and the WOLA/Duke University Award)

This lecture is part of the 2014 Social Science Conference, "Promoting Human Rights.”



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