Category Archives: Lectures at Tulane

“Norm Diffusions from the Global South” by Kathryn Sikkink

Posted by Vanessa Castañeda Last Thursday, the 25th of September, Dr. Kathryn Sikkink gave a lecture entitled “Norm Diffusions from the Global South” at Tulane University. Sikkink is Professor of Human Rights and Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. The … Continue reading

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Marcelo Torelly to Lecture at Tulane

Amnesty and Transitional Justice in Brazil After 20 Years of Constitutional Rule of Law: Why Now? A Lecture by Marcelo Torelly   Wednesday, December 4th, 4:00pm Weinmann Hall 110 Reception to follow     In 2011 Brazil established a National Truth Commission (NTC), attracting … Continue reading

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Nina Schneider Discusses Transitional Justice as a Concept at Tulane

By David McCoy On November 15th, Nina Schneider, a visiting scholar at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University, gave a lecture titled “‘Transitional Justice’ in Brazil? A Historian’s Perspective” at Tulane University. The goal of … Continue reading

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Rodrigo Stumpf González Discusses Brazil’s Transition at Tulane

On Tuesday, May 29th, political science professor Rodrigo Stumpf González (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul/UFRGS) gave a lecture titled “Democracy in Brazil: Do Transitions Have an End?” at Tulane University. According to González, the answer to his title … Continue reading

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