Radcliffe Moment

2:37 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, 2015
2:37 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, 2015

On the first day of the past academic year, several fellows, all from disparate disciplines, discovered that some aspect of their work was concerned with human rights. They decided to gather regularly to intensively workshop their projects. At their last meeting—in a classic Radcliffe Moment—they discussed writing for a general audience.

 


IRMTRUD WOJAK

In her work, Wojak—who was the 2014–2015 Frieda L. Miller Fellow—studies German citizens who resisted the Nazi regime.

JOHN TASIOULAS

The 2014–2015 Lisa Goldberg Fellow and a professor of politics, philosophy, and law at King’s College London, Tasioulas is writing a philosophical inquiry on the nature of and challenges to human rights.

V.V. GANESHANANTHAN '02

Ganeshananthan is a fiction writer and journalist. At Radcliffe she completed her second novel, titled Hippocrates, in which Sri Lankan politics play a major role.

Irmtrud WojakIrmtrud WojakJohn TasioulasJohn TasioulasV.V. GaneshananthanV.V. Ganeshananthan
Kathryn SikkinkKathryn SikkinkTyrell HaberkornTyrell HaberkornCarol S. SteikerCarol S. Steiker

KATHRYN SIKKINK

Sikkink is the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at Radcliffe and the Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She’s studying Latin American contributions to the international practice and protection of human rights.

TYRELL HABERKORN

A fellow in political and social change at the Australian National University, Haberkorn is writing a history of modern Thailand, a country in which state perpetrators of human rights violations have not been brought to justice.

CAROL S. STEIKER JD '86

Steiker, the 2014–2015 Rita E. Hauser Fellow and the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, is coauthoring a book about capital punishment in America over the past half-century.

 

Photos by Jesse Burke

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