human rights

Human Rights Talk in England

May 11, 2017
Last September 19, the United Nations issued the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants. The document calls on member states to establish by 2018 a global compact for “safe, orderly and regular migration.”

Talk Address Attacks on Syrian Health Care

May 05, 2017
Susannah Sirkin, director of international policy and partnerships at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), outlined the horrendous impact of attacks on health care workers and facilities in Syria during the final Human Rights Studies lecture series talk at UC Davis.

Border Studies Initiative Examines ‘Racialized Belonging’

February 03, 2016
Defining borders, looking at who is crossing them and who we allow and don’t allow to cross them, are some of the issues the UC Davis Comparative Border Studies Initiative investigates. The next event of the Mellon Foundation funded three-year initiative will focus on the topic “Human Rights, Citizenship and Racialized Belonging.”

Historian Chuck Walker Named a MacArthur Chair

June 26, 2015
History professor Charles “Chuck” Walker has been appointed to one of the UC system’s MacArthur Foundation Chairs. He’s been designated the holder of the MacArthur Foundation Endowed Chair in International Human Rights.