Human Rights and Political Change in China

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 @ 12:10pm to 1:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102A
Apr 05
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 @ 12:10pm to 1:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102A

Please join the Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and Scholars at Risk for a discussion of “To Build a Free China” by imprisoned rights lawyer and law professor Xu Zhiyong, and the ways in which legal advocacy is developing as a form of political resistance.

Panelists

  • Teng Biao, Chinese defense lawyer and human rights activist, Scholars at Risk
  • Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University
  • Eva Pils, Reader in Transnational Law, King's College London; Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Lunch will be provided.

Contact Info: 
For questions regarding the event, please contact Randi Aho at the Human Rights Institute at [email protected]