Today marks 104 years since the beginning of the Armenian Genocide. May we continue to work towards the recognition of the 1.5 million individuals who lost their lives and let us work to ensure those who violate human rights are held accountable. #ArmenianGenocide . Photo by Vox, Andrew Burton/Getty Images
Join us this Thursday for a great event, spots are limited, sign up through the link in bio!
Roma screening tonight at 5:30 pm in Adams Hall - Davidson!
Please join us as we welcome Susan Rubin Suleiman, professor of French literature and comparative literature at Harvard University and author of The Némirovsky Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Writer in 20th Century France this Thursday at the Athenaeum. Suleiman will discuss the life and works of Irene Némirovsky in the context of modern European history and literature. Irène Nénirovsky was a Russian Jewish immigrant to France who achieved a brilliant career as a novelist during the 1930s but was deported as a “foreign Jew” in 1942 and died in Auschwitz. Like many deported foreign Jews in France during the war, she was forgotten for many years. Her two daughters, who survived the war as hidden children, were instrumental in reviving their mother’s name. Némirovky became famous in 2004, when her posthumous book Suite Française was published and became an international bestseller. Sign up using the link in bio!
Today, we honor the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being -- regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.” To learn more about the significance of the UN Declaration, check out the link in our bio. #standup4humanrights
Introducing our 2018-19 research fellows, check out the link in our bio to read about each of their projects!
Join the Mgrublian Center this Saturday for part one of this year’s documentary series. Cries from Syria is “a harrowing exploration of the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the devastating civil war” that has engulfed the country for the past seven years. The film will begin at 5:30 pm at the CARE Center (CMC). We hope to see you there!
Introducing the 2018-19 Mgrublian Center for Human Rights Staff!
How can one NGO take on the world’s war criminals? Dixon Osburn, executive director at the San Francisco-based Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA), will show how the CJA has been leading the charge against war criminals for the past twenty years. Join us for lunch this Thursday. Link in the bio to sign-up!
Join the Mgrublian on November 5th as we host Valerie Sperling to the Athenaeum. She will be exploring the obstacles that confront those who try to use domestic and international law to fight gender discrimination in Russia and Turkey, and will shed light on the factors that make legal victories possible both at home and abroad. We hope to see you there, sign up using the link in our bio!