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Historian to discuss origins of human rights

What can we learn about human rights today by looking at the 18th century? The Spring 2003 Page-Barbour Lecturer, UCLA history professor Lynn Hunt, will examine the topic in three talks March 25-27 at U.Va., listed below. Past president of the American Historical Association, she has specialized in the French Revolution, gender history, cultural history and historiography. Her current research focuses on the origins of human rights in the 18th century.

•“The Revolutionary Origins of Human Rights”
March 25, 125 Minor Hall, 5-7 p.m.

•“Rights and the Suffering Body”
March 26, 125 Minor Hall, 5-7 p.m.

•“The Autonomous Self”
March 27, 108 Clark Hall, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

For details, e-mail monicablack@virginia.edu or visit the Web site at http://faculty.virginia.edu/pbrlect/home.html

 


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