Can We Solve the Refugee and Migration Crisis?

Type: 
Lecture
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Building: 
Nador u. 15
Room: 
Auditorium A
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 5:30pm
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Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 5:30pm

BIO / Jacqueline Bhabha is FXB Director of Research, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law School, and an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. From 1997 to 2001 she directed the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago. Until 1997, she was a practicing human rights lawyer in London and at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. She has published extensively on issues of transnational child migration, refugee protection, children’s rights and citizenship. She is the editor of "Children Without A State" (2011), author of "Child Migration and Human Rights in a Global Age" (2014), and editor of "Human Rights and Adolescence" (2014). Bhabha serves on the board of the Scholars at Risk Network, the World Peace Foundation and the Journal of Refugee Studies.  She is also a founder of the Alba Collective, an international women’s NGO currently working with rural women and girls in developing countries to enhance financial security and youth rights.