SAR Speaker Series: Columbia University Law School

Wednesday, Apr 05 2017 4:10 pm

Event End Time 2017-04-05 17:10
Event Location Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102A, Columbia Law School, 435 W 116th St, New York, NY 10027
Co-sponsors Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute; Columbia Law School Center for Chinese Legal Studies; Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights; Scholars at Risk
In Event Types: Panel

Please join the Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and Scholars at Risk for a discussion of “To Build a Free China” by imprisoned rights lawyer and law professor Xu Zhiyong, and the ways in which legal advocacy is developing as a form of political resistance.


  • Teng Biao, Chinese defense lawyer and human rights activist, Scholars at Risk
  • Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University
  • Eva Pils, Reader in Transnational Law, King’s College London; Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Source: Columbia Law School