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TLS to host roundtable discussion on International Human Rights and Gender: The Brazilian Case, Mon., Jan. 23, 2012

January 04, 2012

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Tulane University Law School’s Payson Center for International Development and the Eason Weinmann Center for International and Comparative Law will host a roundtable discussion entitled, “International Human Rights and Gender: The Brazilian Case,” to take place at 10:00 am on January 23, 2012. Featuring Dr. Marcia Nina Bernardes of the Center for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, members of the Tulane community are invited to open conversation and exchange ideas on timely topics such as citizenship, violence and discrimination against women, child labor, and the transnational public sphere. 

Date: Monday, January 23, 2012   Admission:  Free
Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 PM   Attendance: Tulane community
Building: Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC),
Room 201 (Race Conference Room)
  Open to: 

Faculty, Graduate students,
Undergraduates

Location: uptown campus         Tickets: Not required

A complete list of event sponsors can be found below.  

     







About Marcia N. Bernardes
Professor, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
LL.B., U. do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
LL.M., Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO)
LL.M., New York University
J.S.D., New York University
Marcia Bernardes is a professor at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she teaches undergraduate, graduate, and specialization courses in theory of the state, human rights, globalization, and international law. She serves as adjunct coordinator of the law school’s undergraduate program and academic coordinator of the law school’s Human Rights Center at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro. Additionally, she is a member of the editorial body for the “Boletim NDH” bulletin published by the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro. Professor Bernardes is the recipient of the Hauser Global Scholarship from NYU and the Gammon H. Fellowship from Harvard University.

For a brief introduction to "Human Rights in Brazil," click here .

Sponsored by: Center for Inter-American Policy and Research, Eason Weinmann Center for International and Comparative Law, Newcomb College Institute,   Payson Center for International Development , Payson Graduate Student Association and International Programs Office, Tulane University Law School

 
   


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