2nd Annual Conference on “Human Rights and the Humanities”

By Jason Matthews

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily at 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM from March 21, 2013 until March 22, 2013

Location: National Humanities Center

Phone: (919) 549-0661, ext. 116

Email: mjohnson@nationalhumanitiescenter.org

Link: http://bit.ly/XLRtwY

Event Description

“Is democracy a human right? How do we determine whether a war is ‘just’? What has been the result of trying to hold governments accountable for crimes against humanity?” These and other questions surrounding the role of governments in assuring, mediating, intervening, and sometimes violating human rights will be addressed during the National Humanities Center’s second annual conference on “Human Rights and the Humanities,” March 21-22 in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Registration for the full conference is $20 ($10 for students and seniors with valid ID). The opening keynote address by Michael Ignatieff is free and open to the public. Online registration and event details available at http://bit.ly/XLRtwY.

WHEN: Thursday, March 21: 7:00 pm
Friday, March 22: 8 am – 6 pm, to be followed by a reception for participants
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