Upcoming Events

Please come join the Human Rights Law Society in the BUSL Auditorium on March 20th at 3:45 PM for an event with South Sudan activist Gabriel Bol Deng.

Gabriel is a “Lost Boy” of Sudan who is now promoting peace in South Sudan by building schools for its children and empowering women through economic opportunities. He has just returned from an eventful 2 month trip to South Sudan, and recently met with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. His goal is that by sharing his life story and work of promoting peace through education in South Sudan, that our community will be inspired to be more globally minded citizens. We’re lucky to have Gabriel – please come out!

Monday, February 13th, 1-2:15, room 1270:

“How to get an internship in Human Rights law” panel. Featuring lawyers in the field of human rights law, moderated by Professor Sloane. Co-sponsored by Office of Student Affairs Brownbag Lunch series.

Friday, February 17th, 2:30-3:30, room 1270:

A presentation by former United States Ambassador to Estonia, Dr. Aldona Wos.

Thursday, March 8th, 4:15-5:15, room 1420:

A talk with Bakyt Beshimov. Mr Beshimov was a prominent opposition leader in Kyrgyzstan and came to the US after two assassination attempts on his life in 2009. He participated in the scholars at risk program at Harvard last year, and is a visiting scholar at Suffolk this year.

April 3rd and April 4th:

We will be hosting events through the BUSL Symposium “Still Waiting for Tomorrow: The Law and Politics of Unresolved Refugee Crises”


Welcome to HRLS’s blog. Please see our event calendar and feel free to leave comments!