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21 Sep
The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts & The Gallatin Galleries | 1 Washington Place
Sep 21, 2015 -Sep 25, 2015 | All day

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Human Rights Week

Gallatin will host a panel discussion and a gallery opening that will explore the mediation of human rights abuses as well as a symposium on the School's own Global Fellowship in Human Rights Program.

Photo Panel & Gallery Opening
Monday, September 21, 6:30 - 9pm

Photographers and human rights experts will participate in the panel discussion "Lost to History: Covering Conflict in the Age of Eternal Protest." Participants will include professional photographers Andrea Bruce and Ron Haviv in conversation with Emma Daly, the communications director for Human Rights Watch.

The panel marks the opening of a related exhibit in the Gallatin Galleries, Lost to History: Covering Conflict in the Age of the Eternal Present, that features the work of Andrea Bruce, Ron Haviv, Emily Pederson (Gallatin BA '12), and Karanjit Singh (TSOA BFA '16). Pederson and Singh were both Gallatin Global Human Rights Fellows, in 2011 and 2015, respectively.

Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights Fall Symposium
Thursday, September 24, 6 - 8:30pm

All eleven 2015 Global Human Rights Fellows will report on the work they completed at their various field projects during the summer of 2015. They will explain how they and their host organizations engaged with human rights in both theoretical and practical terms. Each year the Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights funds 8 to 12 NYU students with $5,000 each to work with human rights organizations.  

Presentations by the 2015 Human Rights Fellows:

Robert Ascherman, BA, Gallatin
Carly Krakow, BA, Gallatin
Tammy Kremer, MA, Gallatin
Min-Wei Lee, BFA-Film & Television, Tisch
Ayanna Legros, MA-Africana Studies, GSAS
Olivia Martin, BA, Gallatin
Shaquille Romblay, BS-Media, Culture, Communications, Steinhardt
Nadeen Shaker, MA-Journalism & Near East Studies, GSAS
Edward Shevlin, MA-Irish American Studies, GSAS
Karanjit Singh, BFA-Photography & Imaging, Tisch
Benjamin Talarico, BA, Gallatin