Book Launch Seminar "Human Rights or Global Capitalism, Limits to Privatisation”
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law hosts Professor Manfred Nowak to present his new book on "Human Rights or Global Capitalism, the Limits of Privatization".
15 NOVEMBER 2017 - from 14:00 to 16:00 Venue: Puffendorf Lecture Hall - Faculty of Law
Does the privatization of social services undermine or support human rights? What is the evidence? What criteria and policy tools should be used to ensure that provision social services respects human rights?
MODERATOR: Morten Kjærum, Director, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Morten was the founding Director of the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) and was the first Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) in Vienna.
DISCUSSANTS: Johan Sandberg, Senior lecturer and Director of Studies for the Master in International Development and Management program (LUMID) at Lund University. His work is in the area of political economy, economic sociology and global governance, with research on issues such as conditional cash transfers and migrant labour market integration. He is currently also Visiting Research Fellow at Princeton University.
Barbara Schulte, Associate Professor and Deputy head of the department of sociology at Lund University. Her work covers transnational educational governance, knowledge transfer (e.g. between China and the 'West'), and social inclusion and exclusion through education.