Schedule of Presentations
Monday, October 8, 2018
Opening Keynote Session Faculty Development Center—FDC 118 (12:00-1:45pm): (w/buffet lunch)
- 12:00 Buffet Lunch begins (continues through opening keynote talk)
- 12:30 - 1:20pm Andrew Conteh, “The Development of International Human Rights Law:
Seven Decades After the Adoption of the UN’s Universal Declaration
of Human Rights"
- 1:20 - 1:45pm Follow-up questions & discussion/overview of conference program
- 1:45 - 2:00pm Transit to Snider Hall (with a shuttle for those who need to ride across campus)
Afternoon Program in Snider Hall (2pm-5pm):
- 2:00 - 2:40pm Blake Wilson, “The International Criminal Court: the Legal Mandate for
Prosecuting Human Rights Violations"
- 2:40 - 3:30pm Alexandra Hiropoulos, “Migration, Deportation and Xenophobia: How Human
Rights Apply to Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees in South Africa"
- 3:30 - 4:15pm Asylum Seekers: Moria
(30 minute screening with introductory context set by Anne Di Grazia)
- 4:15 - 5:00pm Sean Anderson, “The Rules of Asylum and the Workings of Democracy:
Where, Why and How Do Domestic Politics Matter?"
Keynote Reception at Snider Hall Courtyard
- 5:10 – 5:50pm Informal discussion, appetizers
Evening Keynote Program in Snider Hall (6pm-8:45pm):
- 6:00 - 7:00pm Jean-Victor Nkolo (OSAA, UN Secretariat) “Impact of Irregular Migration
and Forced Displacement on Peace, Security and Development in Africa
- 7:00 - 7:40pm Andrew Conteh, “The International Legal and Normative Framework of
- 7:45 - 8:30pm Tupac Enrique Acosta (Judge, First Nations International Court of Justice), “From
Civil Rights to Human Rights, From Indigenous Rights to the Defense of the
Territorial Integrity of Mother Earth"
- 8:30 - 8:45pm Special indigenous musical coda (“Son del Desierto Collective”)
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Sessions in FDC 118 (9:30am-12:30pm):
- 9:30-10:15am Laarni von Ruden (President, UNA-USA Mid-Peninsula Chapter)
"Cities for CEDAW: Promoting the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination
Against Women, One City At a Time"
- 10:15-11:00am Denise Hecht (Haven Center, Modesto): "Addressing Domestic Violence,
Human Rights, and Support for Victims"
- 11:00-12:15pm Quetzalli Enrique and Tupac Enrique Acosta: "State Sanctioned Violence and
the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples"
- 12:15-12:30pm Closing indigenous musical coda (“Son del Desierto Collective”)