“Constitutionalizing” Human Rights

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May 1, 2012
October 31, 2012
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This lecture is a part of the series “Human Rights: Ideas + Institutions” given by Professor Elizabeth Borgwardt, 2012 Richard & Ann Pozen Visiting Professor in Human Rights at the University of Chicago and Associate Professor of History at Washington University in St Louis. Professor Borgwardt is an acclaimed international law and human rights historian whose research focuses on human rights ideas and institutions. Borgwardt’s first book, “A New Deal for the World: America’s Vision for Human Rights”, was published in 2005 by Harvard University Press and garnered the Merle Curti book award from the Organization of American Historians as the best book in the history of ideas, among other awards.

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