Human Rights as Political Tools: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

December 10, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Human rights have been and remain controversial,despite their emergence as the dominant ethical discourse in contemporary global politics. Dr. Michael Goodhart, Associate Professor of Political Science & GSC Interim Director, will present an alternative account of human rights as political tools that addresses some of these key controversies. A conversation with a panel of interdisciplinary experts will follow: Peter Campbell, Department of English; Lynn Clarke, Department of Communication; Jasmine Gonzales Rose, School of Law, and Lester Olson, Department of Communication.

Location and Address

Alcoa Room, Law School

Directions and Parking Information

Metered Street Parking is available


Schedule of Events


Lynn Clarke, PhD