Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Location: Dodd 162, Thomas J. Dodd Center, Storrs Campus
Date: See below for the current schedule

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**Lunch will be provided by the Human Rights Institute

Im/Mobile Disaster

Lunchtime Seminar with Mimi Sheller


Mimi Sheller, AB Harvard University (1988), MA (1993) and PhD (1997) New School for Social Research, is a professor of sociology and founding Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy at Drexel University. She is the current President of the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (2014-2017), and co-editor of the journal Mobilities, which she co-founded in 2006.

This event is sponsored by the Human Rights Institute. 

Business and Human Rights as an Epistemic Community: Paths Taken, Paths Forsaken

Lunchtime Seminar with Stephen Park


Stephen Park is Director of the UConn Business and Human Rights Initiative and an Assistant Professor of Business Law at the UConn School of Business. His research addresses business and human rights in the context of corporate social and environmental reporting, sustainable finance, and international trade law. At UConn, Stephen is a member of the Gladstein Committee on Human Rights and an affiliated faculty member of the Economic & Social Rights Group of the Human Rights Institute. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, a M.A.L.D. in International Affairs from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, & Economics from Yale University.

This event is being co-sponsored by the Business and Human Rights Initiative.