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Professor Rod Stoneman, Director of the Huston School of Film & Digital Media at the National University of Ireland Galway, is pleased to invite you to the screening of:          

THE SPECIALIST - portrait of a modern criminal

Documentary by Rony Brauman & Eyal Sivan. 128 min, France 1999

 The incredible trial of an appallingly ordinary man. Drawn entirely on the 350 hours of rare footage recorded during the trial of Adolf Eichmann, in 1961, in Jerusalem, this film about obedience and responsibility is the portrait of an expert in problems resolving, a modern criminal. The film is inspired from the controversial book by Hannah Arendt : "Eichmann in Jerusalem, report on the banality of evil"

Full synopsis & more information at 

The film screening, co-hosted by Professor Rod Stoneman & Professor Ray Murphy, will take placeon Wednesday 19th April at 7 p.m.. Venue: Seminar Room at the Irish Centre for Human Rights.  All welcome! 


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Roundtable at the Irish Centre for Human Rights - The Centre hosted a roundtable discussion entitled ‘International Judges and the Development of International Criminal Law and Humanitarian Law’ on Monday 27th February, 2017. Participants included Professor Robert Cryer, Birmingham Law School,  Professor Joseph Powderly, Leiden Law School and Dr Shane Darcy, Irish Centre for Human Rights.

 Irish Aid Casement Fellowship in Human Rights - As part of its commemoration of Roger Casement's humanitarian legacy in Nigeria, Irish Aid has established the Casement Fellowship in Human Rights, which will support a Nigerian student to study human rights in Ireland. More details in relation to eligibility are available here. Please note the deadline for fellowship applicants is 17th March, 2017.

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Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom - The Irish Centre for Human Rights supports the Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom, an initiative which reflects the concern of the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) about the actions and threats of actions of an increasing number of States to restrain and even foreclose academic freedom. See Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom

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