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Screening: The Whistleblower

Title
Screening: The Whistleblower
Speaker(s)
Speaker: Madeleine Rees # WILPF; Introduced by: Leshu Torchin # St Andrews University
Hosted by
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Date and Time
25th Nov 2015 18:00 - 25th Nov 2015 20:00
Location
G.04, 50 George Square
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/about/events_calendar/school_events/2014_2015/screening_the_whistleblower

Distinguished international lawyer and human rights advocate Madeleine Rees, Secretary General of WILPF, will deliver the next Chrystal Macmillan Lecture. During her visit, Madeleine will receive an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh and SPS will host a series of events around the themes of her career: human rights, women, peace and security.

A screening of The Whistleblower, in which Madeleine Rees is played by Vanessa Redgrave, will take place on 25th November. Leshu Torchin, of St Andrews University, will host a Q&A with Madeleine after the screening. Leshu’s research interests include Film and Human Rights Advocacy, and she has written on issues around trafficking and human rights activism.

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