Humanity in Action

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

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Panel Discussion with Konstanty Gebert (Associate Fellow at European Council on Foreign Relations), Anthony Georgieff (Journalist and Managing Editor, Vagabond) and Dr. Annette Wieviorka (Directrice de recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) at the October 43 International Conference: Civil Society: Reactions to the Holocaust in Copenhagen. Moderated by Flemming Rose (Editor, Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten).

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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 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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