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Far Right Extremism and Human Rights in the United States: Global Perspectives

Wednesday April 21, 2021


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Far Right Extremism and Human Rights in the United States: Global Perspectives

 

The January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol displayed to the world what experts had warned of for years: that rising tides of far right extremism in the United States pose a significant threat to human rights. This event, featuring global experts, will explore the human rights implications of US far right extremism and the strategies that may be employed to respond, in light of lessons learned from in-depth research on the United States, and of human rights approaches to other forms of extremism. 
 
Event Sponsors:
  • UC Davis School of Law
  • The UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • UC Davis Human Rights Studies Program
 
Moderator:
  • Elizabeth Joh, UC Davis Law Professor
 
Event Speakers:
  • Deeyah Khan, Director of "WHITE RIGHT: MEETING THE ENEMY" and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for artistic freedom and creativity
  • Naureen Chowdhury Fink, Executive Director of The Soufan Center
  • Chetan Bhatt, Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics
  • Karima Bennoune, UC Davis Law Homer G. Angelo and Ann Berryhill Professor of Law and U.N. Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights

 

REGISTER here for Zoom link.


For more information, please contact Onell Berrios at oaberrios@ucdavis.edu