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Past Events

Thursday, May 25 • 4:30 pm •  CISAC Central Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd Floor) 
Managing the Spread of Fake News and Misinformation: Do Facebook, Reddit, Twitter and Google Have a Role?

Wednesday, May 24 • 4:00 pm • Bender Room, Cecil H. Green Library (Bing Wing, 5th Floor) 
Ruchira Gupta: Contemporary Slavery, Justice, and the Last Girl 

Thursday, May 18 • 7:00 pm • Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Room 
Paul Farmer and Bending the Arc Film Screening

Thursday, May 17 • 6:30 pm • Stanford Law School, Room 290 
Jameel Jaffer: Speech and Surveillance at the Border

Thursday, May 11 • 4:30 pm • Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall
Handa Center Annual Public Lecture: The Trump Administration and International Law Featuring Harold Koh

Tuesday, May 2• Noon • Encina Hall Central, CISAC Conference Room (2nd Floor) 
Chiara Lepora: Ethics of Humanitarian Field Work 

Friday, April 28 • 12:30 pm • Encina Hall West, Suite 208  
Admit Weekend Handa Center Open House

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 • 7:00 - 8:30 pm • Cemex Auditorium, Graduate School of Business, 655 Knight Way 
Jodi Kantor and Catrin Einhorn/ Refugees Welcome 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 • Noon • Encina West Conference Room 219, Encina Hall (2nd floor)
Addressing Secondary Trauma in Human Rights Work

Monday, April 10, 2017 • 4:30 - 6:00 pm • Sweet Hall, 590 Escondido Mall, BOSP Conference Room (Ground Floor) 
An Assessment of Responses to Gender Based Violence in Conflict

Monday, April 10, 2017 • 6:00 - 7:00 pm • Sweet Hall, 590 Escondido Mall, BOSP Conference Room (Ground Floor) 
Film Screening: Breaking the Silence Sexual Violence Under the Khmer Rouge 

Thursday, April 13, 2017 • Noon • Encina Hall, 616 Serra St., Philippines Conference Room (3rd Floor) 
Reflections on a Career Dedicated to Human Rights, from Anti-Apartheid Attorney to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

April 6, 2017 • 12:00 - 1:30 pm • Encina West Conference Room 219, Encina Hall (2nd Floor) 
Legal Identity in the Sustainable Development Goals: Promises of Inclusion and Dangers of Exclusion

March 6, 2017 • 6:30 - 8:30 pm • Bldg. 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113 
The Destruction of Memory Film Screening and Panel Discussion

February 28, 2017 • 12:00 - 1:30 pm • Reuben Hills Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd Floor) 
Stopping the Financing of Genocide

February 24, 2017 • 1:30 - 2:30 pm • Handa Center, Encina Hall West, Suite 208 (2nd Floor) 
Stanford Family Weekend Handa Center Open House

February 23, 2017 • 12:00 - 1:30 pm • Reuben Hills Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd Floor) 
The Current State of Human Rights in the Philippines Under President Duterte

February 22, 2017 • 12:45pm • Stanford Law School, Room 280B 
Understanding the Global Refugee Crisis

February 15, 2017 • 5:00 - 7:00 pm • Stanford Law School, Room 290 
The Battle for Aleppo and for Human Rights Accountability

February 14, 2017 • 12:00 pm • CISAC Central Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd Floor 
Decapitation by Arrest: International Justice and Demobilization in Congo

February 9, 2017 • 5:30 pm • Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall
The Prosecution of Hissène Habré: A Victim-Centered Approach to International Justice 

January 18, 2017 • 12:00 pm • Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row
Colombia's Peace Process: Legal Limitations and Implementation Challenges

January 13, 2017 • 12:00 pm • CISAC Central Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd Floor)
Refugee Response and a Call to Action

December 7, 2016 • 12:00 pm • Reuben Hills Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd Floor)
Defending Global Women's Health and Rights in Challenging Times

November 17, 2016 • 4:30PM • Manning Lounge, Stanford Law School
Current Issues Before the International Criminal Court

May 26, 2016 • Noon • CISAC Central Conference Room, Encina Hall (2nd Floor)
Human Rights in Community: Methods and Ethics with Human Rights Watch
Featuring Human Rights Watch Deputy Program Director Tom Porteous

May 6, 2016 • Noon • Reuben Hills Conference Room, Encina Hall East 207
The Responsibility of Success
Featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Ian Thorpe

April 26 • Noon • Encina Hall West 219
The Promise and Practice of Victim Reparations in International Criminal Justice
Featuring Christoph Sperfeldt

April 7, 2016 • 5:30 - 7 p.m. • Haas Center for Public Service
Human Rights in Community: A Student Workshop with Foundation Cristosal

April 4, 2016 • 12:50 - 2 p.m. • Stanford Law School, Room 280B
Companies, Consumers, and the State: Defining Private Industry's Obligation to Protect Privacy
Featuring Salil Shetty, Secretary General, Amnesty International

March 31, 2016 • 12:45 p.m. • Stanford Law School, Room 280B
Prospects for Peace and Transitional Justice in Syria
Featuring 2016 Rubin International Human Rights Award recipient Deyaa Alrwishdi

March 7, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. • CISAC Central, Encina Hall (2nd Floor)
Handa Center Annual Public Lecture on International Justice
Reflections on the Future of International Criminal Justice featuring Judge Fausto Pocar

February 23, 2016 • 7 p.m. • Stanford Law School, Room 190
Shouldn't Massacring Your Neighbors Be Unforgivable?
featuring Philip Gourevitch

February 22, 2016 • Noon • Stanford Law School, Room 85
Enduring Mental Health Effects of Human Rights Abuses
featuring Daryn Reicherter, Beth Van Schaack, and Penelope Van Tuyl and moderated by Paul Wise

February 3, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. • Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center 
Handa Center Annual Public Lecture on Human Rights
featuring Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski

January 22, 2016 • Noon • Bechtel Conference Center
Human Rights and Refugees in Europe
featuring Emily Arnold-Fernandez, Asylum Access James Cavallaro, Stanford Law School Jenny S. Martinez, Stanford Law School

November 5, 2015 • Noon • Cemex Auditorium
The Look of Silence Film Screening
featuring Director Joshua Oppenheimer

October 29, 2015 • 12 p.m. • Encina Hall West 219
Transition and Accountability in Sri Lanka
featuring Kate Cronin-Furman, Bhavani Fonseka, and Beth Van Schaack

October 21, 2015 • 6:30 p.m. • Jordan Hall 420-041
New Generation Queens Film Screening
featuring Director and Stanford Alum Megan Shutzer

October 21, 2015 • Noon • Black Community Services Center
New Generation Queens Africa Table
featuring Director and Stanford Alum Megan Shutzer

October 12, 2015 • Noon • Encina Hall East 409
Priorities and Best Practices in the Anti-Human Trafficking Movement
featuring Free the Slaves Executive Director Maurice Middleberg and Stanford Professor Katherine Jolluck

May 14, 2015 • Reuben W. Hills Conference Room, Encina Hall
U.S. Engagement with Global Criminal Justice
featuring U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen Rapp

May 8, 2015 • Stanford Law School, Room 320D
Current Issues in International Criminal Law and Pathways to Practice
featuring noted international criminal lawyers Almudena Bernabau and Toby Cadman

May 5, 2015 • Cemex Auditorium
Inaugural Lecture on Human Rights 
featuring Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay

April 21, 2015 • Encina Hall
Sierra Leone: From War to Recovery 
with Investigative Journalist Thierry Cruvellier

Various events in April 2015
Spring Series on Civil Liberties and Human Rights Protection in Africa

March 6, 2015 • Manning Faculty Lounge, Stanford Law School
The Future of Transitional Justice: A Roundtable Discussion

February 13, 2015 • Manning Faculty Lounge, Stanford Law School
Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Operations Policy Tabletop Exercise

January 14, 2015 • Humanities Center
Inaugural Lecture on International Justice featuring Ambassador David Scheffer