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Gresham College Lecture Monday, December 9, 2013 – 6:00 p.m. On the occasion of: The 80 th Anniversary of CARA (Council for Assisting Refugee Academics) Scientists Should Act to Protect and Promote Human Rights—for Both Scientific and Humanitarian Reasons Carol Corillon.

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Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

Gresham College LectureMonday, December 9, 2013 – 6:00 p.m.

On the occasion of:

The 80th Anniversary of CARA (Council for Assisting Refugee Academics)

Scientists Should Act to Protect and Promote Human Rights—for Both Scientific and Humanitarian Reasons

Carol Corillon


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

As long as I have any choice in the matter, I shall only live in a country where civil liberty, tolerance, and equality of all citizens before the law prevail.


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

Eleanor Roosevelt holding text of

Universal Declaration of Human Rights


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

John C. Polanyi

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 1986

Portrait by Brenda Bury


Lipman bers mathematician columbia university

Lipman Bers, mathematicianColumbia University


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

LipmanBersat NAS with Andrei Sakharov after Sakharov’s release from Gorky


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

From left: Gerard Debreu, President - Supreme Court of Chile, Baruch Blumberg, Eric Stover, Carol Corillon, Maximo Pacheco


Lawrence klein economist university of pennsylvania

Lawrence Klein, EconomistUniversity of Pennsylvania


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

1987 CHR Mission to Somalia

Mission report


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

1987 CHR Mission to Somalia

Release of Somali prisoners, 1989


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

1987 CHR Mission to Somalia

Communication code used by Somali prisoners


Chr missions to guatemala 1991 1992 2002

CHR Missions to Guatemala1991, 1992, 2002

Guatemalan anthropologist Myrna Mack Chang

Stabbed to death in front of her office in 1990, a day after she published a report with Georgetown University on the plight of the indigenous peoples at the hands of the military forces.


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

CHR Missions to Guatemala1991, 1992, 2002


Unjustly accused indian medical doctor binayak sen

Unjustly accused Indian Medical Doctor Binayak Sen


Mission delegates robert curl and arjuna aluwihare with mrs sen lawyer and colleagues

Mission delegates Robert Curl and Arjuna Aluwihare with Mrs. Sen, lawyer, and colleagues


Dr sen rural clinic in chhattisgarh

Dr. Sen’ rural clinic in Chhattisgarh


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

Founding Members: Pieter Van Dijk (Netherlands), François Jacob (France), Eduardo Vesentini (Italy), Torsten Wiesel (USA), Max Perutz (U.K.)


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

  • Executive Committee:

  • ArjunaAluwihare, Sri Lanka

  • DorairajanBalasubramanian, India

  • Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, France

  • Abdallah S. Daar, Oman/Canada

  • Felton Earls, United States of America

  • BelitaKoiller, Brazil

  • Pedro León Azofeifa, Costa Rica

  • Dong-Pil Min, Republic of Korea

  • Ida Nicolaisen, Denmark

  • John Polanyi, Canada

  • AlenkaŠelih, Slovenia


Gresham college lecture monday december 9 2013 6 00 p m

Human rights is an eternal struggle in which a final victory can never be won.

-Albert Einstein

Thank you.


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