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Human Rights in the Neoliberal Maelstrom

  • Prof. Samuel Moyn
Wednesday 13 June 2018
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

This lecture examines the relationship of human rights law and movements to their global economic context between the successive eras of national welfare states and of neoliberal globalisation. 

Discussants Daniel Blocq, AnaïsVan Ertvelde & bernard Rieger
Moderator Paul van Trigt
Attendance is free Please register by email to rethinkingdisability@hum.leidenuniv.nl


Samuel Moyn

Samuel Moyn is professor of law and professor of historyat Yale University. he has written several books in his fields of European intellectual history and human rights history, including The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (harvard University Press, 2010) and Christian Human Rights, (University  of Pennsylvania Press, 2015). His new book, Not Enough; Human Rights in an Unequal World, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press in April 2018. 


With the support of ERC

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