Annual lecture

"Race, Justice & International Law" - Annual Lecture on International Justice with Tendayi Achiume

Mon May 8th 2023, 5:00 - 6:30pm
Event Sponsor
Center for Human Rights and International Justice
Stanford Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305
Levinthal Hall

Professor Tendayi Achiume will deliver this year's Annual Lecture on International Justice, in a talk titled, "Race, Justice, and International Law." 

Achiume is currently at Stanford Law School as the the Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights. Professor Achiume’s work has been at the forefront of international law scholarship globally on questions of race and racial justice, borders and migration. Her current research focuses on the global governance of racism and xenophobia, and the legal and ethical implications of colonialism for contemporary international migration.

In 2017, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Professor Achiume to the position of UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. During a momentous period for racial justice movements around the world, Professor Achiume made a profound contribution as Special Rapporteur through her engagement with states and her interventions and reports on climate justice, reparations for colonialism and slavery, digital border regimes, natural resource extractivism, and more. 

The lecture of hosted by the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, with co-sponsorship from the Stanford Humanities Center and the Stanford Immigration and Human Rights Law Association. RSVP is required.