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Reproduction: An Issue of Human Rights in Conjunction with the BIOS Centre

3rd October 2006

The Centre for the Study of Human Rights is delighted to announce its Autumn term events programme, brief details of which are set out below.

As ever, a wide range of issues will be examined during this lecture series, including human rights in China, refugee law and refugeehood, and the experience of human rights monitors in Iran and Uganda. To mark International Human Rights Day, we are delighted to be hosting Professor Manfred Nowak, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, who will subject the state of contemporary human rights and its future prospects to critical scrutiny

A detailed abstract for each event can be found on the Centre's website at All of these events are free and open to all and require no advance registration.

Further lectures in the Autumn events programme:

* Refugee Solutions or Solutions to Refugeehood (James C Hathaway)
Tuesday 17 October 2006, 1.15-2.30pm
Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE

* Human Rights in the 21st Century: the case of China (speakers
include: Brad Adams; Bruce Gilley)
Tuesday 24 October 2006, 6.30-8pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

* Fieldnotes: human rights defenders speak in conjunction with
Human Rights Watch UK (Omid Memarian, Beatrice Were)
Monday 6 November 2005, 1.15-2.30pm
Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE

* Can Human Rights Survive? (Shami Chakrabarti; Professor Conor
Gearty; Mr Gavin Phillipson; Professor William Twining)
Thursday 16 November 2005, 6.30-8pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

* Human Rights: some old truths and necessary new directions
(Professor Manfred Nowak)
Thursday 7 December 2005, 6.30-8pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

For further information, including location maps, please visit our website, telephone 020 7955 6428 or email We greatly look forward to welcoming you to these lectures and seminars.

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