Contemporary Human Rights Challenges in the USA

Time: 11:20-12:20

Human rights challenges are ample and worsening also in developed democracies, and in the past year, the development in the United States have raised particular concern. In this panel we raise some of the issues that are particularly worrying, ranging from basic civil rights concerns to human rights implications of the profound inequalities in American society.

Moderator: Michael Alvarez (University of Bergen).

Introductions by Douglas Johnson (Director, Carr Center, Harvard Kennedy School) and Tom Keck (Syracuse University) in dialogue with Mindy Roseman (Yale University).

This event is part of the 2017 Bergen Exchanges on Law & Social Transformation. See full program.

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Free and open to all.