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Sally Engle Merry (New York University) "Making Human Rights in the Vernacular: Plural Legalities and Traveling Rights in India, China, and the USA."

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 to Friday, May 4, 2007

Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellow Visit

Sally Engle Merry (New York University)
"Making Human Rights in the Vernacular: Plural Legalities and Traveling Rights in India, China, and the USA."

Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellow Lecture: May 2
Crystal Cove Auditorium
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Colloquium: May 3
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Social Ecology II 2372
Light lunch served.

Ethnography Workshop (co-sponsored event): May 3
3:30 - 5:00 pm
Social Science Plaza B 4250

Office Hours Meeting: May 4
9:00 - 11:00 am
Social Ecology II 2372

Author-Meets-Reader Discussion: May 4
Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice
12:00 - 3:00 pm
Social Science Plaza B 4206

The colloquium is a presentation and seminar discussion of "Anthropological Perspectives on Human Rights and Global Legal Pluralism" led by Sally Engle Merry (New York University).

Readers:
Maddie Adelman (Arizona State University)
Marianne Constable (UC Berkeley)
Inderpal Grewal (UC Irvine)
Steve Mailloux (UC Irvine)

All events are co-sponsored by the School of Social Ecology, School of Social Sciences, School of Humanities, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, Department of Anthropology, Department of Sociology, and Center for Ethnography. Dr. Merry's visit is part of the Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Series. Please see http://www.chancellor.uci.edu/cdfs.shtml for further information.