Don't miss this great talk coming up at the end of the month on the Amazonian Legacy of Roger Casement by Dr Brendan Tobin.
The Amazonian Legacy of Roger CasementJanuary 31, 2018, 7:00pmThe Pearse Centre, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2From the Congo to the Peruvian Amazon, Irishman Roger Casement left a strong and lasting legacy of human rights and environmental protection. Now, more than a century after his execution, LASC looks back over the lingering influence of this extraordinary individual in Latin America.
Featuring: Dr Brendan Tobin: Born in Galway, Dr. Tobin qualified as a barrister in Dublin before emigrating to Peru in 1992, where he dedicated himself to the practice of environmental law and the promotion of indigenous peoples' human rights.
Over the past 25 years his work has focused on protection of the lands, resources and traditional knowledge of Indigenous peoples in many parts of the world.
In 2012 he was awarded a PhD in Human Rights from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUIG and in 2014 he published the monograph 𝘊𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘭𝘢𝘸, 𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘗𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘏𝘶𝘮𝘢𝘯 𝘙𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵𝘴 - 𝘞𝘩𝘺 𝘓𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘓𝘢𝘸 𝘔𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴.
In July 2016 Dr. Tobin travelled to the Colombian Amazon to retrace the steps of Roger Casement on the 100th anniversary of his death.... See MoreSee Less
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