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 November 1, 2013

Conv.HRClimate change, resource control, globalization and development: what do they have in common? These pressing environmental issues also significantly impact human rights and human security around the world. On Tuesday, January 7, join Professor Deborah Gallagher of Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment in a discussion on Environmental Justice and Human Rights, featuring Amity Doolittle of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale University, and Shangrila Joshi, of the Department of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University.

This is the fourth event in the new interdisciplinary workshop series, Conversations in Human Rights, at the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics. This series brings together panelists from other institutions and Duke faculty to engage with their research on hot-button international human rights issues. A discussion-focused series drawing together the social sciences, humanities, law, and policy, these workshops are open to faculty, graduate students, and postdocs. A reception will follow each workshop.

Panelists:
Amity Doolittle, Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University
Shangrila Joshi, Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University

Discussant/Moderator:
Deborah Gallagher, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University

RSVP to amber.diaz@duke.edu by Sunday, January 5.

Environmental Justice and Human Rights
Tuesday, January 7, 4:00-6:00 pm
101 West Duke Building
Reception to Follow