Past Events

  • 2019 Sep 08

    Boston Asylum Network Training Fall 2019

    8:30am to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Tosteson Medical Education Center, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
    The Harvard Student Human Rights Collaborative (HSHRC) invites you to join the Boston Asylum Network Training on September 8th, 2019 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm! This event is generously co-sponsored by MGH Asylum Clinic, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI)! 

    The Asylum Network Training is open to all members of the public. Medical students, including first year students, are welcome at any stage of... Read more about Boston Asylum Network Training Fall 2019
  • 2018 Oct 20

    Asylum Network Symposium

    (All day)

    Location: 

    TMEC

     

    The Harvard Student Human Rights Collaborative (HSHRC) invites you to join the Boston Asylum Network Symposium and Training! Both the symposium and training are open to the members of the public. This event is co-sponsored by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), the MGH Asylum Clinic, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. 

     

    On Saturday, October 20, we are hosting the first Boston Asylum Network Symposium to bring together groups working on asylum issues in the Boston area. This symposium will serve as a...

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  • 2018 May 04

    International Work with Dr. Hasan

    12:45pm

    Location: 

    TMEC

    Please join us for a lunch talk with Dr. Nagham Nawzat Hasan. Nagham Nawzat Hasan, MD is a Yazidi activist and medical doctor in Iraq who has focused her career on promoting gender equality, combatting sexual and gender-based violence, and caring for survivors. After ISIS overran the Iraqi district of Sinjar and the surrounding Yazidi villages in 2014, kidnapping thousands of women and girls and holding them as sex slaves, Dr. Hasan dedicated her life to helping survivors freed from captivity and sexual slavery and speaking out on their behalf. In 2016, she received the US State...

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  • 2018 Apr 27

    Trauma-Informed Care with Dr. Hanni Stoklosa

    12:45am

    Location: 

    TMEC 209

    Dr. Hanni Stoklosa, Executive Director and Co-Founder of HEAL Trafficking, is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital with appointments at Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She is a well-recognized investigator, advocate, and speaker focusing on the public health of trafficking survivors in the US and internationally. Come join the Harvard Student Human Rights Collaborative for a discussion with Dr. Stoklosa regarding her education and advocacy work with HEAL Trafficking and trauma-informed care. *...

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  • 2018 Apr 20

    Harvard Immigration Project: Immigration Law 101

    12:45am

    Location: 

    TMEC 209

    This presentation will provide an overview of the U.S. immigration system, describe various forms of relief available for those without status, and inform audience members of rights that all inhabitants of this country have when interacting with law enforcement. Attend to better grasp the byzantine legal system that undocumented patients face and protections that may be at their disposal.   

  • 2018 Mar 26

    Advocacy Over the Decades, and what children's teeth have to do with it...

    12:30pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 328
    Professor Martha Katz and her mother, Marcella Katz, reflect on their joint journey advocating for nuclear disarmament. Drawing from data and personal experiences from the 1960's until now, the talk will interest the policy-oriented, advocates, historians, geriatricians, dentists, public health nerds, the environmentally concerned, and anyone who enjoys a good story. There will be time for discussion and, of course, lots of food. This lunch talk is co-sponsored by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), Students for Environmental Awareness in Medicine (SEAM), and Citizen Physician.
  • 2017 Nov 27

    Scientific Racism, Embodiment, and Fighting for Health Equity: a Conversation with Nancy Krieger

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Tosteson Medical Education Center Room 250

    Physician for Human Rights. Professor Nancy Krieger is an internationally recognized social epidemiologist at the Chan School of Public Health. Her interdisciplinary work brings public health and social justice together, making the case that racism and class inequities drive disease. She will be speaking about health inequities and healthcare for black people.

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