Human Rights Focus: Reproductive Rights

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 10:00am to 11:00am
Join the webinar on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. CST: This webinar will examine how interdependence, a key tenet of human rights frameworks, elucidates the inherent challenges posed by the reproductive rights crisis. This panel is moderated by Jo Butterfield.  Panelists: Anna Arstein-Kerslake - Programme Director, LLM in International Human Rights Law, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG); and Associate Professor...

"A Decent Home" film screening & discussion

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 5:30pm to 7:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Join us for a screening of the new documentary A Decent Home followed by Q&A with a panel including director Sara Terry. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; screening will begin at 5:45. Co-sponsored by the Center for Human Rights, Citizen Lawyer Program, Labor Center, and Law & Policy in Action Clinic.
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One Community, One Book Author Keynote with Alex Kotlowski

Friday, October 7, 2022 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Pappajohn Business Building
Our 2022 One Community, One Book is An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago by best-selling author, journalist, and documentary filmmaker Alex Kotlowitz. This is a captivating collection of stories that will transform the way readers think about gun violence in America. Over the past 20 years in Chicago, 14,033 people have been killed and another 60,000 wounded by gunfire. The latest book by Kotlowitz examines the psychological toll gun violence takes on the spirit of individuals and...

Iowa Human Rights Research Conference

Saturday, April 22, 2023 9:00am to 3:00pm
The annual Iowa Human Rights Research Conference takes place on Saturday, April 22, 2023. The conference is hosted by the Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics and the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights. Registration details and the conference schedule will be available mid-autumn 2022 at