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Global Mondays Weekly Lecture Series - Truth, Justice and Reparation in Northern Ireland

William H. Gates Hall

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Dealing with the Past: Narrating Truth in Northern Ireland

Dr. Kathleen Cavanaugh, PhD Director at the Irish Center for Human Rights

Kathleen Cavanaugh is currently a Lecturer of International Law in the Faculty of Law, Irish Centre for Human Rights (ICHR), National University of Ireland, Galway. She holds a PhD in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics & Political Science and a LL.M (Distinction) from the Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. She has held several Visiting Lectureships including at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, the EIUC Centro Interuniversitario Europeo per i Diritti Umani e la Democratizzazione and the University of Notre Dame. She has served as Chair of the Executive Committee of Amnesty International (Ireland) until 2011, was a member of the International Policy Committee of Amnesty International and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Amnesty International (USA). As a consultant, she has undertaken numerous missions on behalf of Amnesty International including to Northern Ireland, Israel/Palestine and Iraq. She has conducted trainings for governmental as well as non-governmental organizations throughout the Middle East, India, and the Republic of Ireland. Dr. Cavanaugh specializes in the study of nationalism, ethnic conflict, political violence, applicable human rights laws in entrenched/states of emergency, narratives on Islamic and international law, freedom of religion and militant democracy. Her most recent publications include a book entitled Minority Rights in the Middle East (Oxford University Press, 2013), and “Narrating Law” in Anver Emon, Mark Ellis and Benjamin Glahn, eds, Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law (2012). She was awarded a Leverhulme/British Academy of Sciences grant in 2013 to undertake field work on her current research focus on Militant Democracy in Turkey.

Legal and Policy Solutions to Improve the Health of Women, Children, and Adolescents: The First 1,000 Days

William H. Gates Hall
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Legal and Policy Solutions to Improve the Health of Women, Children, and Adolescents - Social Determinants of Public Health: The First 1,000 Days
Law B599 DE (GH 590 L) open to public
Stephen Bezruchka, MD, AM, MPH
Benjamin Danielson, MD; additional panelists TBA


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