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Lecture by Robin Blackburn

11 December 2014

On December 11th, 20.00 hours, Robin Blackburn (Essex University) will hold a keynote lecture “The Invention of Human Rights", at IIRE Lombokstraat 40, Amsterdam.
This lecture is the keynote for the international workshop "New Agendas in Radical History" and it examines the role of anti-slavery and slave resistance in the elaboration of 'human rights' and the misappropriation of such ideas by Western colonialism and militarism.