Requests for Information: 20 July – 2 August 2009

Received by mail:
From: Global HR-Education
Date: 06/08/2009

Dear members, Below is a compilation of requests for information sent to the Global Human Rights Education listserv during the past week. At the bottom of each request you will find an e-mail address, so that you can respond to the request directly.

1. LOOKING FOR SYLLABI ON SCIENCE AND HUMAN RIGHTS (Linked with American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS).
Dear Colleagues, We write to ask your assistance in identifying university and college syllabi on science and human rights from any and all disciplines (e.g. health, engineering, anthropology). With the permission of their authors, these syllabi will be posted online as part of a database of science and human rights resources being created by the Education and Information Resources working group of the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition. Examples of the types of syllabi we seek include: Health and Human Rights, Anthropology and Human Rights, Science in the Service of Human Rights. We look forward to receiving your syllabi and suggestions for inclusion. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Kind regards, SHRP Staff, Science and Human Rights Program, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1200 New York Avenue, NW , Washington, DC 20005 USA, Ph +1 202 326 6796, Fax +1 202 289 4950, Website, e-mail.

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2. SEEKING HUMAN RIGHTS MATERIALS IN THE TAMIL LANGUAGE
Dear Colleagues, Can anyone please inform me where I can access materials related to the following topics in the Tamil Language?

  • 1. Child rights
  • 2. Human rights
  • 3. Rights of the disabled/differently abled

Thank you and best regards, Dr. B. Anandkumar, Gods Own Children Foundation, Sri Lanka, Website, e-mail.

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3. LOOKING FOR ORGANISATIONS THAT USE POETRY, THEATRE AND CULTURAL DIALOGUE TO TEACH HUMAN RIGHTS (Linked with BREAKarts)
I recently returned from Zanzibar, Tanzania and I am interested in returning to do work in the areas of human rights education, using poetry, theatre, and cultural dialogue to promote, teach and explore human rights. I am looking for organisations working in this area. If any one out there has any leads, please do not hesitate to contact me. Asante Sana, Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein, Break Arts: International Arts & Education Collaborative, Website, e-mail.

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