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The Right to Remain Silent: Self-Monitoring and the Experience of Inequality During Traffic Stops in the U.S. South

Posted on November 28th, 2018 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Public Programs
New York Academy of Sciences, Anthropology Section 2... Read more
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Reimagining the Good Life: Sustainability Ethics in Theory and Practice

Posted on April 5th, 2018 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Public Programs, Special Projects and Conferences
Please join us for a half-day conference on sustainability ethics and resilience. The conference, scheduled Wednesday, April 18, 2018, brings together philosophers and other environmental theorists to address questions at the intersection of sustaina... Read more
Rachel Oswold & Tom Hundley

The Return of Cold War Nuclear Fears

Posted on March 20th, 2018 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Public Programs
While the world is transfixed by the nuclear weapons crisis in North Korea, potential trouble is brewing to the south. For decades, South Korea has relied on the U.S. nuclear umbrella as protection against North Korea. But as dictator Kim Jong Un... Read more

Legislating Better Health Through Food Policy

Posted on March 13th, 2018 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs
Why is it so Difficult to Get Seemingly Positive Food Legislation Passed in a Progressive NYC?Introduction by Charles Platkin, PhD, JD, MPHWelcome by Smita Narula, JD, MAPanelists:Ale... Read more

Gender, Humiliation and Radical Islamist Rhetoric: Orientalist Lineage, Neoconservative Conceit, Islamist Trope – Navigating the Nexus

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 · Posted in Faculty Public Programs, Faculty Seminars, Public Programs
You are invited to attend a special lecture featuring Professor Roxanne Euben (Wellesley College) Gender, Humiliation and Radical Islamist Rhet... Read more

A Forum on “Human Rights in the USA,” Co-Presented by U.S. Human Rights Network

Posted on April 16th, 2015 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs
The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College is pleased to host "Human Rights in the USA," a forum in advance of the May 11 review of the US Human Rights Record at the UN Human Rights Council.  The forum is co-pre... Read more

Ceilings of Success: Asian Americans in Elite Professions

Posted on March 26th, 2015 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Public Policy Program Events
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College 3:30-5:30pm Second Floor Conference Room Join us for a lively discussion from a diverse panel c... Read more

The Politics of Gentrification: Investment, Displacement and the Fight for the Future in Chinatown and Greenpoint/Williamsburg

Posted on March 24th, 2015 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs
Roosevelt House will host a panel discussion, “Politics of Gentrification: Investment, Displacement and the Fight for the Future in Greenpoint and Chinatown,”  which picks up on a recent series of Issue Briefs on affordable housing in New York C... Read more

The Color of Citizenship: Tracing the Legacies of Japanese Internment from WWII to Stop & Frisk

Posted on April 7th, 2014 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Public Programs, Special Projects and Conferences
The mass incarceration of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II is a powerful but often occluded illustration of the fragility of US cit... Read more

Democratic Emerging Powers and International Human Rights

A forum and working group organized by Professor Rob Jenkins (Roosevelt House Faculty Associate, Hunter College Department of Political Science), with support from the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.The immediate purpose of this forum... Read more