Reunion weekend symposium showcases research of Duke and UNC seniors

Scholars-SymposiumThis year, The Duke Human Rights Center at The Kenan Institute for Ethics is holding its first annual Scholars Research Symposium on Saturday, April 18th. The symposium, which is sponsored by the Kenan Institute’s Human Rights Fellows, provides an opportunity for a select group of seniors at Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill to publicly present honors or capstone projects that broadly relate to the themes of human rights, ethics, or international politics. Discussants will include two distinguished Duke alumni, Tosin Agbabiaka and Menaka Nayar, and two current human rights fellows. This event is open to Duke and UNC faculty, students and alumni. The students will present on topics ranging from corporate responsibility and international justice to the effect if displacement on religious faith and other issues effecting refugees.

The presentations will begin in room 101 of the West Duke Building at 1:00pm and will be followed by a reception. Free parking will be available in the Gilbert-Addoms circle off of Campus Drive. View our event post for a schedule of presentations and information on the presenters and panelists.