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Official photo of the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB), 1918.  Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd

Official photo of the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB), the first international wartime relief and aid organization in Europe, 1914-1919. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library.

2014 - 2015 Programming

October 2nd, 4:15 p.m.: Student Panel (Hist 136), "The Making of an Exhibit on the Great War," Founders Room, Honnold/Mudd Library.

November 12: Professor Peter Hayes, Northwestern University:
12 p.m.: "The Business of Genocide", Brown Bag Lunch with RDS
2:45 p.m.: LC61, Seminar, "Anti-Semitism and Homophobia in Nazi Germany: Commonalities and Differences"
6:45 p.m.: "From Aryanization to Auschwitz: German Corporations and the Holocaust," CMC Athenaeum

November 19, 12 p.m.: Geoff Megargee, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, "New Research on WWII-Era Concentration Camps in Europe," Athenaeum.

February 10, 12 p.m.: Professor Avraham (Alan) Rosen, Holocaust scholar, “Tracking Jewish Time in Auschwitz,” Parents Dining Room.

February 11, 12 p.m.: Professor A. Dirk Moses, European University Institute, “The Diplomacy of Genocide: Humanitarian Intervention in the Age of Decolonization,” Athenaeum.

March 3, 7 p.m.: Exclusive documentary film screening exploring sexual crime on college campuses and institutional cover-ups, Garrison Theater.

March 9, 6:45 p.m.: Professor Timothy Snyder, Yale University, “Russia and Ukraine, War and History,” Athenaeum.

March 10, 12 p.m.: Professor Marci Shore, Yale University, "A Civilization That Needs Metaphysics': Existentialism and Dissent in Eastern Europe", Athenaeum.

April (dates TBD): Human Rights Film Festival.

April 8, 6:45 p.m.: Professor Ronald Suny, University of Michigan/Ann Arbor, “'They Can Live in the Desert But Nowhere Else': Explaining the Armenian Genocide One Hundred Years Later,” Athenaeum. Additional programming related to the centennial of the genocide being developed, including a teach-in on Syria, Northern Iraq, Turkey and ISIL/ISIS; a book launch; and a memorial ceremony.

April 15, 6:45 p.m.: Arn Chorn Pond, Cambodian Genocide survivor, founder of Cambodian Living Arts, “Child of War, Man of Peace,” Athenaeum.

May 6-7: Student Authors Meet Critics, "The Defense." Center fellows, and students with honors theses in human rights, genocide and Holocaust history, will publicly defend their research.

Introducing the 2014-15 Human Rights Research Fellows!

The Center for Human Rights Leadership is proud to announce our new student research fellowship program for AY 2014-15. Students will work closely with the Center’s Faculty and Staff on a human rights research project.

Meet the 2014-15 Human Rights Fellows.

Internship Program

The Human Rights Internship Program provides student grants of up to approximately $5,000 to support projects that engage undergraduates in the field of human rights. The internships cover a wide range of activities, including: working for organizations that promote human rights or raise awareness about related issues; undertaking research for a scholarly project (including senior theses); and developing an independent program in a field related to human rights studies. The internship program is open to CMC Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors. Students are encouraged to submit proposals from domestic or international organizations who meet the criteria for this program. To learn more about the application process click here, or download an application now.


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