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LSE Live Webcast | Muthoni Wanyeki | Rethinking Human Rights: a southern response to western critics

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If there is a problem with the live stream on this page please visit our Facebook page where you will usually find an alternative live stream: https://en-gb.facebook.com/lseps/ Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEhumanrights https://twitter.com/hashtag/LSEhumanrights?src=hash&lang=en-gb If the live webcast doesn't start at the scheduled time, or you experience technical difficulties, please visit the @LSEpublicevents Twitter feed https://twitter.com/LSEpublicevents for live updates. If you miss the webcast an audio podcast is usually made available the next working day - see https://lse.ac.uk/podcasts --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Monday 10 December 2018 6:30pm to 8:00pm GMT Speaker: Muthoni Wanyeki This event mark Human Rights Day, observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In this lecture, Muthoni Wanyeki will draw on three decades of human rights activism with Kenyan, African and international organisations to push back against the western critique of human rights and to formulate her own assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the human rights movement in Africa and the global south. Muthoni Wanyeki is Regional Director of Open Society’s Africa Regional Office. Bronwen Manby (@BronwenManby) is a Visiting Fellow with LSE Human Rights and is an independent consultant in the field of human rights, democracy and good governance, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Based in the Department of Sociology, LSE Human Rights (@LSEHumanRights) is a trans-disciplinary centre of excellence for international academic research, teaching and critical scholarship on human rights.
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