The Future of Human Rights - Beyond Nuremberg: The Historical Significance of the Post-Apartheid Transition in South Africa.
November 13, 2013 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Please Note Room Change: To Accommodate the Growing Size of our Audience, We Have Relocated from Room 185 to Room 290
Continuing its speaker series on "The Future of Human Rights", the Human Rights Center welcomes Professor Mahmood Mamdani, Herbert Lehman Professor of Government and Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. Professor Mamdani was listed as one of the “Top 20 Public Intellectuals” by Foreign Policy (US) and Prospect (UK) magazine in 2008. He is author of Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: America, the Cold War and the Origins of Terror (Pantheon 2004); When Victims Become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism and Genocide in Rwanda (Princeton 2001); Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism (Princeton 1996) and numerous other books. He served as President of CODESRIA (Council for the Development of Social Research in Africa) from 1998 to 2002 and has been director of the Makerere Institute for Social Research since 2010.