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Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy: The Report of the Unalienable Rights Commission

October 15 @ 6:30 pm

Third Annual Human Rights Lecture Kenneth Anderson, Paolo Carozza, and Christopher Tollefsen, members of the Unalienable Rights Commission at the U.S. Department of State, will join the IHE’s Director of the Program in Human Rights, William Saunders, J.D., for this conversation.  

The Report on Unalienable Rights

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Professors Robert P. George (Princeton) and William Saunders (IHE Director of Program on Human Rights) for this discussion with Faith & Law. The Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights, chaired by Harvard professor Mary Ann Glendon, issued its report on human rights in U.S. foreign policy in July, examining human rights from the perspective of both America's foundational principles and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Robert George and William Saunders  will discuss the report and examine its relevance for a…

The 2020 Election and the Future of the Right

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

IHE Media Fellow and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat will moderate a panel between Dan McCarthy, Ramesh Ponnuru, and Samuel Goldman.

M.A. in Human Rights Online Information Session

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Choosing a graduate program can be stressful, but we don’t think it should be. That’s why we will be hosting an online information session so you can get answers to your questions about our program. Dr. William Saunders, Director of the Program in Human Rights, will have a conversation about this program with Dr. Jay Richards, Assistant Research Professor of Political Philosophy, Moral Theology, and Economic Theory. This event is FREE, open to the public. RSVP using the button above.…

Spirited Debate: UBI Meets the Catholic Demand for a Just Wage

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

RESOLVED: “A universal basic income meets the Catholic demand for a Just Wage.” The Catholic Information Center and The Institute for Human Ecology present  A Spirited Debate  between  Marquette University’s Kate Ward  and  The Catholic University of America’s Catherine Pakaluk  One of the great advantages of Catholic social teaching is that it is normally stated in general terms of values, principles and goals, not specific programs. It is the reason that Catholic social teaching doesn’t fit into either political party's…

Federalism, Subsidiarity, and Solidarity and the Federal Government’s Western Land Policy

November 5 @ 6:00 pm

Join Emmett McGroarty, Director of the Program on the Constitution and Catholic Social Doctrine, and former Utah State Representative Ken Ivory to discuss the constitutional, economic, and ethical aspects of land use and community cohesiveness.

The Pope and the Bomb

November 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

John Keown, Rose Kennedy Chair in Christian Ethics at Georgetown and Advisory Board Member for the M.A. in Human Rights, will lecture.

What It Means to Be Human: A Webinar with Carter Snead

November 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Carter Snead, Professor of Law and Director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss his new book, What It Means to Be Human: The Case for the Body in Public Bioethics with IHE Executive Director Joe Capizzi.

The American Future Post 2020: Short-Term and Long-Range

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

George Weigel and Os Guinness will discuss short-term and long-range outcomes of the 2020 election and its impact on America’s future.   You can register for the event here.

Humanizing Education Policy: A Webinar with Margarita Mooney

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In collaboration with Faith & Law, IHE Fellow Margarita Mooney will discuss education policy.

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