The Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago supports innovative interdisciplinary teaching and research initiatives that critically explore the theory and practice of global human rights.

2017 Kirschner Lecture to be delivered by David Cole

The Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce that David Cole, National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, will give the 2017 Robert H. Kirschner, MD, Human Rights Memorial Lecture at 6:00pm on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the International House Assembly Hall.

Cole will join a distinguished list of past Kirschner Lecturers, including Human Rights advocates such as Dr. Paul Farmer (Partners in Health), Aryeh Neier, (founder of Human Rights Watch), Juan Mendez (former U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture) and writers such as Aleksandar Hemon, Alex Kotlowitz, and Sara Paretsky.

Read details about the event. Registration is now open.