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Around 1948: Human Rights and Global Transformation

  • Pulitzer Hall, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Columbia University (map)

Leading scholars Rashid Khalidi, Lydia H. Liu, Samuel Moyn, and Deborah Nelson discuss the advent and the global impact of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Panel Discussion

  • Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Columbia University

  • Lydia H. Liu, Wun Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University

  • Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History, Harvard University

  • Deborah Nelson, Associate Professor of English, University of Chicago

  • Moderated by Eugenia Lean, Associate Professor of Chinese History, Columbia University

No registration required.

Co-sponsored by the Center for International History, Critical Inquiry, the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, the Department of History, the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, and the Middle East Institute