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Human rights agenda is topic, April 18

A lecture on "Shaping Global Sympathy: The Transnational Human Rights Agenda" is set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, in 1 Robertson Hall.

Speaking will be James Ron, an associate professor of sociology at McGill University and a Canada Research Chair in Conflict and Human Rights.

A specialist in large-scale political violence, human rights and humanitarian aid, Ron has worked as a consultant to Human Rights Watch, the International Committee of the Red Cross and CARE-USA. He currently is collaborating on a Canadian International Development Agency project clarifying the links between human rights violations and political violence.

The lecture is sponsored by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies.

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