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FDR: The role of human rights in American foreign relations

Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin

FDR: The role of human rights in American foreign relations

Elizabeth Borgwardt

Event Details

Drawing from her book A New Deal for the World: America’s Vision for Human Rights, Professor Elizabeth Borgwardt will speak about President Franklin Roosevelt’s reorientation of American foreign relations, which gave rise to the modern international human rights regime. A book signing will follow the event.

Featuring the most distinguished scholars in their fields, this Miller Center lecture series reaches back into the American past to gain perspective on the way presidential leadership has evolved over time, from the founding of the country to the present.

 

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When
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
3:30PM - 5:00PM (EDT)
Where
The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Speakers
Elizabeth Borgwardt

Elizabeth Borgwardt

Elizabeth Borgwardt is an acclaimed international law and human rights historian and serves as an associate professor of history at Washington University in St. Louis. She earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University. Her research primarily focuses on human rights ideas and institutions. Her first book, A New Deal for the World: America’s Vision for Human Rights, received the Merle Curti Award from the Organization of American Historians.