18 January – Human Rights, China and the Chinese Government

Ten years ago, the Chinese economy was less than half the size it is today. Despite China’s skyrocketing economy, it remains a one-party authoritarian state that systemically curbs fundamental rights. Since President Xi Jinping assumed power in 2013, the Chinese government has arbitrarily detained and prosecuted hundreds of activists and human rights lawyers and defenders. […]

22 September – Human Rights in a Time of Global Insecurity

The Martin H:son Holmdahl Lecture – Human Rights in a Time of Global Insecurity Time: 2.30 pm Venue: Grand Auditorium, University Main Building Free Entrance Ambassador Jan Eliasson, former Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador and Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (2012-2016) discusses the connections between human rights, development, and security. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor […]