Studium Generale

Welcome at Studium Generale! We are part of the Student Services Centre, a department of Maastricht University.  We offer a programme of lectures, debates, lecture series and more... Below you'll find our actual programme overview.

Experiences of a Human Rights Defender

Lecture
Tues 23 May, 7.30 pm
Judith (Lagos, Nigeria), graduate of Library and Information Science, human rights activist

Moderator: Prof. Fons Coomans, holder of the UNESCO Chair in Human Rights

During this special session, Judith will talk about her experiences as a human rights activist in her home country. She will talk about the situation of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders in Nigeria.

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Festival PAS

Festival PAS
Friday 8 and Saturday 9 September, 7 pm

Over the space of two evenings, dozens of scientists, musicians, actors and artists will be presenting their work in and around the buildings of Maastricht University.

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      How is it like to be a human rights defender in Nigeria? Come and listen tonight to Judith, a lesbian living and working as a human rights activist, LGBTI community paralegal and a Program Officer in Women’s Health and Equal Rights (WHER) Initiative in Nigeria. WHER is focused on promoting the rights and wellbeing of sexual minority women in Nigeria. Amnesty-Maastricht AIMS - Amnesty International Maastricht Students Maastricht University Students!! We love Maastricht! Maastricht Student Events European Studies - Maastricht University 2015 - 2018 European Law School, Maastricht University Maastricht University | European Law School 2015 - 2018 Maastricht University Faculty of Law Maastricht Centre for European Law - MCEL

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    • Het SG seizoen2016-2017 loopt bijna ten einde... Gelukkig is er nog een bijzondere lezing: "Experiences of a Human Rights Defender" (dinsdag 23 mei, 19:30 uur Karl Dittrich Hall, Student Services Centre, Bonnefantenstraat 2

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      Experiences of a Human Rights Defender

      A Shelter City session by Judith from Lagos, Nigeria

      In Nigeria today, there is a high level of social injustice, discrimination, marginalization and stigmatization. Same sex sexual conduct is criminalized.

      During this special session Judith will talk about her experiences as a human rights activist in her home country.

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