Open
X

Human Rights Program News

Professor Larry Shore’s film, “RFK In the Land of Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope,” to air this month on Link TV

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Human Rights Program News

Larry Shore’s (Faculty Associate and Professor of Film and Media at Hunter College) film RFK in the Land of Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope, will air this month on Link…  

Human Rights Student Alexander Simon-Fox Wins Global Human Rights Fellowship

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 · Posted in Human Rights Program News

Humanity in Action, an educational organization dedicated to fostering human rights and ethical leadership around the world, has awarded its 2014 fellowship to Hunter senior Alexander Simon-Fox. Simon-Fox is majoring…  

From Triangle Shirtwaist to Bangladesh: The Garment Industry, Tragedy, and Workplace Safety Reform

Posted on February 28th, 2014 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events, Human Rights Program News, Public Programs
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute held a panel discussion of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire and its effect on labor laws and workplace safety in the US, and of the recent factory fire in Bangladesh and the effect it might have there... Read more

Michael Posner – “Human Rights in the World: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities”

Posted on October 16th, 2013 · Posted in Book Discussions, Human Rights Program News, Public Programs
A talk by Michael H. Posner, Professor of Business and Society, NYU Stern School of Business, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (2009-2013), ... Read more

Open Process Film Screening

Roosevelt House, Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, invites you to a film screening of OPEN PROCESS, followed by a Q&A with: Tamara Gubernat: Filmmaker, Activist, & co-director of Open... Read more

U.S. Engagement with Muslim Communities Around the World

Click here for a recap of the event: “Engaging Muslim Youth in the Global ‘Youth-quake:” Farah Pandith’s Vi... Read more

Roosevelt House Welcomes Shyama Venkateswar and Lawrence Moss as New Undergraduate Program Directors

Posted on July 31st, 2013 · Posted in Human Rights Program News, P-cubed News, Roosevelt House General News

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Shyama Venkateswar will join us as Distinguished Lecturer and Director of the Public Policy Program at Hunter College.  Shyama has over fifteen years…  

Human Rights Week at Roosevelt House

On December 10, 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the cornerstone of the human rights movement.  To commemorate the signing, December 10 is now…  

David Hawk, Adjunct Professor in the Human Rights Program on 60 Minutes

Posted on December 5th, 2012 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Human Rights Program News

David Hawk, Adjunct Professor in the Human Rights Program, appeared on 60 Minutes earlier this week to discuss brutality in North Korea’s Camp 14 secret prison. Watch the full clip, below…  

Election Night Soiree

Posted on October 25th, 2012 · Posted in Human Rights Program News, Public Policy Program Events, Student Events
Roosevelt House, in collaboration with Hunter USG, NYPIRG and Hunter Student Affairs, welcomed students to an “Election Night Soiree” this past November 6th. In this historic house where Franklin D. Roosevelt celebrated his 1932 Presid... Read more