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Lecture + Policy Roundtable: Refugee Crisis and The Future of Human Rights – 18th March, London

International Politics – Annual Lecture 

Monday 18th March, 2019


Policy Roundtable

3.00pm – 4.30pm

“The Present & Future of the Refugee Crisis”

With panellists:

  • Elvana Thaci (Council of Europe, Office of the Secretary General’s Special Representative on Migration and Refugees)
  • Catriona Jarvis&Syd Bolton (leaders of the NGO ‘Last Rights’)
  • Liza Schuster (City, UoL)
  • Glenda Cooper (Moderator,
    City, UoL)

For details, and to register 
for the Roundtable, 
please see here

Annual Lecture

5.00pm – 6.30pm

“The Future of Human Rights”


Alison Brysk
(University of California, Santa Barbara)


For details, and to register
for the Lecture, 
please see here

Is there a future for human rights in the era of Trump and Brexit?  The post-crisis policies of austerity, coupled with the electoral rise of populist leaders, and the EU’s management of the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean have posed novel challenges for the most vulnerable groups.  Moreover, the application of new technologies presents both challenges and opportunities for human rights advocates.  Professor Alison Brysk will address these pressing issues in her keynote lecture. 

Northampton Suite, University Building, 
City, University of London

followed by refreshments
Events are Free and Open to All 

            For further details, email     

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