We would like to cordially invite you to the forthcoming Public Lecture “US v. Europe – Human Rights Standards, Mechanisms and Policies” on Monday, June 20th 2011 at 18:30 at the University of Vienna, lecture hall 47 (Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1, 1010 Vienna) that is organized by the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” in cooperation with the University of Vienna and Stanford University.
Research Centre Human Rights
The inter-disciplinary Research Centre “Human Rights” was established as a subunit of the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna in May 2014. The Research Centre succeeded the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” after a six‐year period of successful interdisciplinary research in the field of human rights. The leader of the Research Centre Manfred Nowak closely works together with the deputy-leaders Christina Binder and Hannes Tretter.
The Research Centre assembles 15 academics of 10 departments of 5 faculties of the University of Vienna with the purpose of strengthening the interdisciplinary research on the topic of human rights.
The HUMAN RIGHTS TALKS and the film series of the Research Centre Human Rights have taken place since 2009 in cooperation with the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights.
Link to the Research Centre: http://human-rights.univie.ac.at
Ali Samadi Ahadi / Germany, Iran / 2010 / 80 min.
Barry Stevens / Canada / 2010 / 94 min.
Hans Hermans, Martin Maat / Netherlands / 2011 / 62 min.
Panel discussion with Peter Hustinx (data protection supervisor of the EU), Hannes Tretter (expert for data protection, director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights, deputy chairman of the management board of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency) and Waltraut Kotschy (expert on information privacy, former head of the Austrian Data Protection Commission, project manager of TWINNING).
Host: Sonja Bettel (ORF)
The Public Lecture Series "Human Rights in the European Context" continues during the winter. In this Public Lecture Series members of the Research Platform regularly discuss current human rights issues with national and international experts.
The Public Lecture Series is supported by derStandard.at and FALTER.