The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will host “Imperfect Transition and Challenge of the Present: Victims, Terrorism, and the State,” a conversation featuring Vicenç Navarro, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, and Ludger Mees, a professor at the University of the Basque Country, on Monday, April 24.
The Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at NYU School of Law will host “Defending Dissent: Human Rights and Civil Society in the Global Crackdown,” a conference that brings together leading human rights activists, lawyers, and scholars from India, China, Russia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Turkey, and Egypt.
NYU’s Deutsches Haus will host events on contemporary art and community participation strategies in Berlin (April 7) and squatting and resistance in cities (April 17) as well as “Beauty and the Beast” author Maria Tatar (April 18) and more at its Greenwich Village location.
Honorary Degree Recipients also include Thomas R. Frieden, most recent head of the Centers for Disease Control, Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Jean-Marie Pierre Lehn, Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Author Melissa V. Harris-Perry, and Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and NASA astronaut Mark Kelly
Winona LaDuke's message will speak to this moment in history and the ongoing efforts to further social, cultural, and environmental justice. She will address the interrelated issues of energy, food sovereignty, Native Rights, and an economics for the 99%.