HRC Fellowship Conference 2017

 Friday, November 3, 12 to 4 pm + reception

Goldberg Room, Berkeley Law






C O N F E R E N C E  S C H E D U L E

12:00 pm: Program Opening

Welcome: Alexa Koenig, Executive Director of the HRC

Keynote: Lela Rose Bachrach, MD, MS
Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking in the Bay Area: We Can Do More

12:30 pm: Marginality & Movement
  • Internment Then and Now: Effects on Immigrant Business Owners – Sarah Lakhani
  • Seeking Security: Violence and U.S. Intervention on Mexico’s Southern Border – Levi Bridges
  • Finding La Brecha Trenta: Ranchers, Migrants, and Competing Geographies in the Texas Borderlands – Caroline Tracey
1:15: Environmental Rights as Human Rights 
  • Can a River Have Rights? – Nathalie Alegre
  • The River Runs Red: Suffering in a Post-Disaster Landscape – Isabelle Carbonelle
  • Mongolian Climate Migrants: A Human Rights Perspective – Peter Bittner
2:00 pm: Health Rights Across the Lifespan
  • The Last Human Rights: Learning from Palliative Care in India – Sarah Schear
  • Reaching the Unreachable: Rights-Based Reproductive Care in Rural Guatemala – Ninna
  • Reproductive Justice for Youth: the Intersection of Public health & Legal Advocacy – Alexandra Carter
2:45 pm: When the Whole World Isn’t Watching
  • Refugee Children in Istanbul: Local NGO Politics and Human Rights Implications – Youstina Youssef
  • Child Marriage in Brazil: Challenges and Opportunities for Protecting Girls’ Rights – Alice Taylor
  • From Ideas to Power: Human Rights-Centered Political Mobilization in Colombia – Juan Ramirez
3:30 pm: War Crimes in the Digital Age
  • Archiving for Accountability – Andrea Trewinnard
  • Social Media Evidence & Why Geolocation Matters – Stefanie Le

4:00 pm: Reception