Saturday, March 31, 2012

Work On! Venice human rights academy

On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora)

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, formed by more than 40 institutions in the European Union, will sponsor a Venice Academy of Human Rights, themed "The Limits of Human Rights," from July 9 to 18, 2012. Academics, practitioners, and doctoral candidates are welcome to apply for this course, which features:
► Lectures and discussions led by a faculty that includes Erika Feller, the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at the U.N. refugee agency, as well as Professors Philip Alston (NYU), Seyla Benhabib (Yale), Martti Koskenniemi (Helsinki), Friedrich Kratochwil (European University Institute), Bruno Simma (Michigan and Munich), and Henry Steiner (Harvard); and
► Opportunities to workshop works in progress.
Deadline to register is May 1, 2012. Details here.

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