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Panel on “Kashmiri Women in Resistance:  Indian Occupation and Silenced Histories,” November 8, 2017

  • Huma Dar, lecturer and PhD candidate, South and South East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
  • Dr. Idrisa Pandit, Associate Professor, Director, Studies in Islam, University of Waterloo
  • Zainab Ramahi (’19), moderator

Co-sponsored with the Center for Race and Gender, the Boalt Hall Committee for Human Rights, the Muslim Identities and Cultures Working Group, and the International Human Rights Law Clinic

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Lecture on “International Law and Stability in Cyberspace,” November 10, 2016

img_1052-edited2Brian J. Egan
Legal Adviser
US Department of State

Co-sponsored with the Human Rights Center and the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology

[TRANSCRIPT OF REMARKS]


Lecture on “Asylum, Security and Sovereignty in a Globalized World,” February 24, 2015

Guy S. Goodwin-Gill
Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, and Emeritus Professor of Intl Refugee Law, University of Oxford

Co-sponsored with Boalt Hall Committee for Human Rights, and the California Asylum Representation Clinic

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Symposium on “Torture, Security, and Law,” February 12, 2015

▪ Robert H. Cole, Professor of Law Emeritus, Berkeley Law
▪ Mark Danner, author of Torture and Truth, and Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley
▪ Rebecca Gordon, author of Mainstreaming Torture — Ethical Perspectives in the Post-9/11 United States
▪ Jameel Jaffer, Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union
▪ Bill Roller, President of the Berkeley Group Education Foundation

Co-sponsored by the Henderson Center for Social Justice and the Human Rights Center; in partnership with the Berkeley Group Education Foundation

[PLAY VIDEO OF OPENING REMARKS]
[PLAY VIDEO OF PANEL DISCUSSION]
[PLAY VIDEO OF QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION]

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Lecture on “The Struggle to End Torture,” February 9, 2015

Juan E. Méndez
UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Professor of Human Rights Law in Residence, Washington College of Law

Co-sponsored with the Henderson Center for Social Justice

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Discussion on “The Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process,” October 21, 2014

▪ Abraham Sofaer, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and former legal advisor, US Department of State
▪ Janine Zacharia, Stanford University; former Jerusalem Bureau Chief, Washington Post
▪ Mark Yudof, UC President Emeritus and Professor of Law, UC Berkeley

Co-sponsored with the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, the Institute for International Studies, and the Institute of Governmental Studies

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“Civil Liberties, Privacy, and National Security:  A Conversation with The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board,” February 26, 2014

▪ David Medine, Chairman
▪ Rachel Brand, Board Member
▪ Elisebeth Collins Cook, Board Member
▪ James Dempsey, Board Member
US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Co-sponsored with the UC Berkeley School of Information, Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST), Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), and Data and Democracy Initiative

[PLAY VIDEO]


Lecture on “Palestine Refugees and the Quest for Peace Amidst Times of Conflict,” November 4, 2013

Filippo Grandi
Commissioner General, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East

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[LINK TO DAILY CAL ARTICLE]

 


“The Internet in Bello: Seminar on Cyber War Law, Ethics & Policy,” November 18, 2011

▪ Col. Gary Brown, US Cyber Command
▪ Sir Daniel Bethlehem, Columbia Law
▪ David Caron, Berkeley Law
▪ Andrew Carswell, International Committee of the Red Cross
▪ Lt. Colonel Peter Hayden, Office of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
▪ Kate Jastram, Berkeley Law
▪ Eric Talbot Jensen, Brigham Young University
▪ Stephen Maurer, Public Policy, UC Berkeley
▪ Michael Nacht, Public Policy, UC Berkeley
▪ Anne Quintin, International Committee of the Red Cross
▪ Abraham Sofaer, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
▪ Beth Van Schaack, Santa Clara Law
▪ Sean Watts, Law, Creighton University

Co-sponsored with the International Committee of the Red Cross, American Society for International Law’s Lieber Society, and Berkeley Center for Law and Technology

[LINK TO SEMINAR AUDIO / SUMMARY PAGE]

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Symposium on “Detention, Interrogation, Torture, and the Legal Profession,” November 1, 2010

▪ Jean Maria Arrigo, social psychologist and member of American Psychological Association 2005 taskforce on ethical guidelines for psychologists in interrogations
▪ Robert Cole, Professor of Law Emeritus, Berkeley Law
▪ Mark Danner,author of Torture and Truth, and Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley
▪ Jameel Jaffer, Deputy Legal Director American Civil Liberties Union
▪ Bill Roller, President, Berkeley Group Education Foundation

Co-sponsored with the Henderson Center for Social Justice and the Human Rights Center; in partnership with the Berkeley Group Education Foundation

[LINK TO VIDEO PAGE]

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Lecture on “The Case for Trade:  Why the Multilateral Trading Systm is More Important Than Ever for the United States of America,” October 29, 2008

Pascal Lamy
Director-General, World Trade Organization

Co-sponsored with the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy, the California Center for Environmental Law & Policy, and the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society

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