Wrestling with Free Speech, Religious Freedom, and Democracy in Turkey

Event Date: 
Friday, March 2, 2012
Event Time: 
12:00 p.m.
Location: 
012 Bendheim Hall

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination held a lunch seminar, "Wrestling with Free Speech, Religious Freedom, and Democracy in Turkey," on Friday, March 2 at 12:00 p.m. in 012 Bendheim Hall. The seminar was led by guest speaker, James C. Harrington, Director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Texas School of Law. The lunch was co-sponsored with the Department of Near Eastern Studies.

James C. Harrington, a human rights attorney with nearly four decades of experience, is founder and director of the Texas Civil Rights Project. He has taught at the University of Texas School of Law for twenty-five years. Harrington has handled landmark civil rights cases, written and published widely, and served on human rights delegations in different areas of the world.