Rights as Weapons

Friday, March 3, 2023 11:00 am EST

Concurrent session featuring Clifford Bob.

Rights are usually viewed as defensive concepts, protecting the vulnerable and uplifting the downtrodden. But political combatants also use rights belligerently, to batter despised communities, demolish existing institutions, and smash opposing ideas. What are specific ways in which actors instrumentally employ and politicize human rights? What are their effects? Join us on Friday, March 3, 2023, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm ET.

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Global AffairsKeough School of Global AffairsUniversity of Notre Dame