The NYU-SCPS Global Affairs Program and Law Students for Human Rights at NYU Law invite you to a unique evening of film and discussion. After successful screenings in NYC and L.A., numerous reviews from BBC, NY Times, LA Times, Variety, The Huffington Post, IT News, Le Figaro and more, The Second Meeting documentary is now an official runner for the 2014 Oscars.
Following the screening, director Zeljko Mirkovic and one of the film’s protagonists, former US pilot Dale Zelko will be available to take questions and and share their thoughts. Professors Jennifer Trahan and Belinda Cooper will also be featured panelists as they join the discussion to weigh in on the international law and human rights aspects of this gripping true story and it’s implications for the similar disputes in the context of global affairs.
The Film is supported by Serbian Ministry of Culture, US Embassy Belgrade, German Marshal Fund-Balkan Trust for Democracy.
Special Guest Panel Speakers:
Professor Jennifer Trahan, J.D., LL.M. and Professor Belinda Cooper, J.D
Special Guests From the Film:
Zeljko Mirkovic – Award Winning Director and Producer, Lt. Dale Zelko Former U.S. F-117 NATO Pilot Who Was Shot Down by Serbian Soldier and Zoran Amar
PACT (Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation), THRILL (The Human Rights International Law League), and Law Students for Human Rights at NYU Law in conjunction with the NYU-SCPS Global Affairs Program
Watch the trailer at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWG0byQevjA
Interested in working in the field of human rights this summer? Stop by Golding on Tuesday, Oct 22 between 6:30 and 8:30 to mingle with some 2 and 3L’s who have worked in different human rights positions and get advice from them about which jobs were the most rewarding and how to go about finding them.
Wine and cheese will be served!
Panelists include representatives from: FBI, Safe Horizons, Asian-American Legal Defense Fund, Covenant House, and Madécasse Chocolates.
Date & Time: Wednesday Oct. 9th, from 6-8PM
Tishman Auditiorium, Vanderbilt Hall
Here are links to download the Fall 2013 applications for our advocacy projects and to join our executive board. Both applications are due on Sunday, September 22 at 5:00 PM. Please feel free to email Amanda Sabele (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions!
We look forward to hearing from you soon!
LSHR 2013 Board Application
2013 LSHR Advocacy Project Descriptions
2013 LSHR Advocacy Project Application
Learn more about our Fall 2013 advocacy projects and meet the members of the LSHR board. Mixer for new students immediately following the information session.
Where: Vanderbilt 206, mixer location: Blind Tiger Ale House (8:00 PM)
When: September 9, 2013. 6:30 PM
Join us 3/28 for a joint PILF and LSHR mixer with intern supervisors!
Come discuss this year’s advocacy projects or learn more about how to get involved in the organizations we worked with this year.
Thursday, March 28th from 6-8pm
82 West 3rd Street
Free drink tickets!
We have two wonderful events coming up to honor International Women’s Day this week. Both events are cosponsored by LSHR and Law Women
First, join us for a free self-defense clinic on Tuesday, March 5, at 4pm. Space is limited, so sign up today! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1C-l4MtRf9Au-CQOYCvOkK8Cahnc2kvnnVt4BduPWjKI/viewform
Then, join us on Friday, March 8, for a cocktail hour with current AND admitted students. 6pm. The Dove.
1. Interested in summer internship opportunities abroad? Join PILC and OCS counselors at an information session this Monday, Jan. 28 from 12:30 to 1:30 in Lipton hall to learn about the international job search and hear from 2L and 3Ls who have gone through the process. Pizza will be served, sign up on CSM/Simplicity to RSVP!
2. The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is conducting the Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) survey to find a point-in-time estimate of the number of unsheltered homeless individuals in New York City. HOPE will take place on Monday, January 28, 2013 and volunteers are still needed. To find out more and to sign-up to volunteer, visit https://a071-hope.nyc.gov/hope/welcome.aspx