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Public lecture: International Action Against Torture

Prof. Sir Nigel Rodley, Chairperson of the Human Rights Committee, will be giving a public lecture on "International Action Against Torture" on 27th November, 3-5pm at the MRI Annex- MRA201. 

International Action Against Torture Poster

Symposium: "The Human Rights Scholar-Activist or Activist-Scholar" and launch of the Prof. Kevin Boyle Archive

28 November 2014, NUI Galway

The family of the late Prof. Kevin Boyle, co-founder of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, has deposited the Kevin Boyle archive at the James Hardiman Library, NUI Galway. This important archive has much to say about the pursuit of human rights in Ireland, the UK and internationally. The Archive will be launched at a series of events at NUI Galway on the 28th of November 2014. A day- long symposium, organised by the ICHR and the School of Law, will bring together leading human rights scholars and activists to address the theme “The Human Rights Scholar-Activist or Activist- Scholar" and will also explore issues of human rights, archives and memoralization. The keynote speaker will be Prof. Sir Nigel Rodley, Chairperson of the UN Human Rights Committee. All are welcome to register for the event. Following the symposium, the archive of the late Professor Boyle, catalogued and available at the Hardiman Library of NUI Galway , will be officially launched by Máire Whelan, S.C., Attorney General.

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Kevin Boyle Archive Launch poster