Humanity in Action

Lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians and activists on the topic of international human rights

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Dec 4th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 3:45 am

Søren Pind, Member of the Danish Parliament and Humanity in Action Denmark Board Member and Manfred Nowak, Professor of International Law and Human Rights at Vienna University debate what Europe has learned since 1943 during the final Panel Discussion of the October 43 Conference, Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust.  Moderated by Paula Larrain, Journalist and former TV-host of DR.

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Dec 3rd, 2013 by humanityinaction at 6:18 pm

Panel Discussion about the Nordic Periphery during the Holocaust between Dr. Karin Kvist Geverts of the Department of History at Uppsala University, Irene Levin, Professor Emeritus of Social Work at Oslo University College and Dr. Oula Silvennoinen, Researcher at the Center for Nordic Studies at the University of Helsinkiat the October 43 Conference: Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust in Copenhagen on October 2, 2013. Moderated by Anders Jerichow Journalist at Politiken and Chair of Humanity in Action Denmark.

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Nov 6th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 4:15 pm
Bob Moore, Professor at the University of Sheffield, delivers a presentation at the October 43 Conference: Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust in Copenhagen on October 1, 2013.

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Aug 14th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 1:30 pm

Malika Hamidi, Director General of the European Muslim Network, delivers a keynote address followed by a discussion at the Second Annual International Conference in Berlin. In her remarks, she addresses issues related to Islamic identity in Europe from a feminist perspective and answers questions from conference participants.
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Antonyia Parvanova, MEP, Bulgaria, and Vice-Chair, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, delivers remarks at the European Parliament for the 2013 Pat Cox-Humanity in Action Fellowship in which she praises the work and impact of Humanity in Action Senior Fellows on the work of the European Parliament.   The Humanity in Action-Pat Cox Fellowship brings together a small group of outstanding students and young professionals from around the world for three-month professional fellowships in the European Parliament.
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Aug 5th, 2013 by humanityinaction at 3:53 pm


Dr. Judith Goldstein delivers opening remarks at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Poland, on June 27, 2013.  Dr. Goldstein is the founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action.
 In her remarks, she references Jan Karski (Polish resistance fighter and professor of international relations at Georgetown University)  and Stefan Zweig (novelist, dramatist and biographer) to illuminate the present challenges facing Poland.

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Aug 2nd, 2013 by humanityinaction at 3:49 pm


Konstanty Gebert, associate fellow at the European Council for Foreign Relations and reporter and columnist at “Gazeta Wyborcza,” delivers a keynote address at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw on  June 28, 2013.  In his presentation he addresses the differences in collective memory of the Second World War in the Polish and Jewish communities.  

 “It’s not only about divergent interpretations-- It is about fundamental inability to agree about what happened and what didn’t happen.” 

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Aug 2nd, 2013 by humanityinaction at 3:26 pm


Srdja Popovic, former student resistance leader of Otpor! in Serbia and Founder of the Centre for Applied Non-Violent Action & Strategies, leads a skills workshop focused on teaching strategies for nonviolent democratic activism at the First Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Amsterdam on July 2, 2010.
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Aug 2nd, 2013 by humanityinaction at 2:56 pm


Steve Crawshaw, Director of the Office of Secretary General of Amnesty International, delivers a keynote address at the Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw on  June 28, 2013.  In his speech, he addresses the role of resistance movements in Poland, particularly Solidarity, and the impact it has had on  Polish history.
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Aug 1st, 2013 by humanityinaction at 4:53 pm

Dr. Dariusz Stola delivers the opening keynote at the
 Fourth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Warsaw on June 27th 2013 in which he addresses the transitions and challenges faced by Poland during the interwar period.  

Dr. Stola is the Vice-Rector for International Cooperation at Collegium Civitas, a Research Fellow at Institute for Political Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences and a member of the Programming Board of Humanity in Action Poland.

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