Research Panels 4

These research panels take place on Friday, October 2 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm.

Religion and Human Rights

Moderator: Laura Dudley Jenkins

Reciprocal Critique: A Dialectical Engagement of Theology and Human Rights Discourse, presented by Diane Yeager, Georgetown University

Religious freedom and the right to convert: Laws against forcible or induced conversion in India, presented by Laura Dudley Jenkins, University of Cincinnati

De-centering the Human: Moroccan Islamists and Human Rights, presented by Ahmed Khanani, Earlham College

Catholic Social Teaching and Economic Rights, presented by John Sniegocki, Xavier University

Case Studies in Human Rights Activism

Moderator: TBD

Social Movements, Protest, and Human Rights: Latin America and Beyond, presented by James Franklin, Ohio Wesleyan University

Human Rights-based Activism - Lessons from Health Activism in South Africa and Brazil, presented by Kristi Heather Kenyon Dalhousie University & University of Pretoria | Regiane Garcia, University of British Columbia

The Constitutive Role of the UN Treaty Bodies in Latin-America, presented by Alejandro Anaya-Muñoz, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), Mexico / University of Minnesota

Putting It on the Line: Social Justice Frameworks for Human Rights Fieldwork, presented by Michael Loadenthal, Georgetown University 

Media and Digital Age

Moderator: Andy Valeri

Turn up The Volume: the Ampli?cation of Shame, presented by Amanda Murdie, University of Missouri | David Davis and Baekkwan Park, Emory University

Privacy and Freedom of Information in Organizational Contexts: Human Rights Issues in an Era of Big Data, presented by Jo Ann Oravec, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Human Rights in the Digital Age: Opportunities and Constraints, presented by Mahmood Monshipouri, San Francisco State University

The Potentiality of a Digital Revolution: Alienated Activists and the Surveillance State, presented by Jennifer Grubbs, American University

Detaining Dialogue: Framing Treatment during the 2013 Guantánamo Hunger Strike, presented by Kristen A Traynor, Kent State University

Status of Public Access to Government Information as an International Human Rights, presented by Amin Amiri, The Islamic University Central Tehran - Iran 

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