September 19–22, 2013, The Flood of Rights, LUMA / Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College ( Human Rights Project), Arles, France The LUMA Foundation was established in 2004 to support the activities of independent artists as well as institutions working in the fields of art and photography, publishing, documentary, and multimedia. The foundation specializes in… Continue reading Conference : A new kind of universalism
On June 16th, Cultura21 – together with partners – invited panelists with broad experience and knowledge concerning the art sector and the human rights situation in China for a discussion around the arrest of Ai Weiwei. The event was attended by more than a hundred people of all ages. See also: Press articles on the… Continue reading Review of the Cultura21 event “Can Artists Change China?”
Since April 3rd 2011, world-renowned contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei is detained by the police in China, sparking worldwide protests from governments, human rights groups and art insti-tutions, among others, calling for his release. How far can artists contribute to social transformations towards sustainability in contemporary China? On June 16th 2011, a special evening… Continue reading “Can Artists Change China?” Lecture, film and panel debate around the arrest of Ai Weiwei
Indigenous peoples have historically been subjected to repeated loss of basic human rights and dignity. Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) requires authorization by the indigenous people before implementing measures likely to affect them and is an important tool of respecting their rights and dignity. But its application in the specific context of REDD has the… Continue reading Preventing the Possibilities of Misuse of FPIC in REDD
The 13th conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) will be hosted by the Refugee Law Project, Kampala, Uganda from June 26 to 30, 2011. Abstracts are due by October 31, 2010.