What's Wrong With Rights ~ Social Movements, Law and Liberal Imaginations - Book Launch

Thursday, June 28, 2018 11:30to13:00
Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory and the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism invite you to the book launch of "What's Wrong with Rights? Social Movements, Law and Liberal Imaginations" (Pluto Press, 2018) by O'Brien Fellow in Residence Dr. Radha D'Souza.

This event will be chaired by Dr. Lorena Poblete (O'Brien Fellow in Residence). The readers will be Professor Mark Antaki (Faculty of Law), Professor Adelle Blackett (Faculty of Law) and Prof Aziz Choudry (Faculty of Education). 

A light lunch will be served, courtesy of the LLDRL. Those interested MUSt confirm their attendance by emailing lldrl.law [at] mcgill.ca no later than June 27.

About Professor D'Souza

Radha D’Souza is an O’Brien Fellow in Residence, critical scholar, activist, barrister and writer, who has lived and worked in India, New Zealand and the UK. She is currently a Reader in Law at the University of Westminster. Her research straddles legal studies, development studies, sociology, geography, theory, comparative philosophy and history. D’Souza’s work is well-known for its interdisciplinary breadth and for critically engaging theories and practices within social movements. Her book "What’s Wrong with Rights?" maps, for the first time, the transformations in the regime of international rights to the transformations in post-World War capitalism."

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