Human Rights and China: Inside and Outside

Hurst Hannum

11/7/2008

The Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies will present “Human Rights and China: Inside and Outside,” a lecture by Hurst Hannum, on Nov. 19, 2008.

Hannum is a professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, where he teaches courses in international human rights and related topics. In 2006-2008, Hannum was Sir Y. K. Pao Professor of Public Law at the University of Hong Kong.

Among his many publications are International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice; Guide to International Human Rights Practice; and Autonomy, Sovereignty, and Self-Determination: The Accommodation of Conflicting Rights.

The Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies is Suffolk University’s lead platform for analyzing important major trends in East Asian culture, history, economics, and geopolitical alliances and initiatives.

The Institute promotes exchanges among scholars, business leaders, analysts, faculty, and students through an annual seminar series addressing vital topics in the field.

The lecture will take place afrom 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Sargent Hall, Room 235, 120 Tremont St., Boston.

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