All classes will be held in Room K262, CGIS North Building,1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138, each morning and in Room S050, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, for lunch and the afternoon sessions.

Week One: Conceptual and Definitional Issues

Monday July 2nd- Reading Preparation

11:00 am – 12:00 pm   Check in at HIO
12:00 pm– 4:00 pm    The afternoon will be devoted to reading in preparation for the first week of classes

Tuesday July 3rd – Course overview

10:00 am – 10:30 am   Announcements

Sushant Chandra, Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, Clinical Program, Jindal Global Law School

Alliya Anjum, Assistant Professor, Jindal Global Law School

10:30 am– 11:30 am   Welcome and Course Overview

Stephen P. Marks, Director, Program on Human Rights in Development, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights, Harvard T. H Chan School of Public Health, Summer School Director

11:20 am– 12:00 pm    Discussion of expectation

12:00 pm– 1:00 pm      Lunch                               

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm        Library Tour and Discussion of Research – what is expected

Sushant Chandra and Alliya Anjum

Wednesday July 4th – National Holiday

Thursday July 5th – Setting the Context

9:30 am– 10:30 am     Introductions

Melanie Adrian, Associate Professor of Human Rights Law at Carleton University and Academic Coordinator of Week One

10:30 am– 12:00 pm   Basic Concepts of Human Rights and Sustainable Development

Stephen P. Marks and Spencer Henson, Professor in Food, Health and Development, University of Guelph, Canada; Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, UK

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00 pm– 2:00 pm        Understanding Human Rights across Disciplines

Melanie Adrian

2:00 pm– 2:15 pm        Refreshment Break

2:15 pm– 3:15 pm        Group discussion on topics covered during the day

Melanie Adrian, moderator, assisted by Spencer Hansen and Stephen Marks

Friday July 6th – Understanding Human Rights

9:00 am– 10:30 am      The Lasting Utopia: A Moderately Radical Approach to Human Rights.

Hurst Hannum, Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

10:30 am– 10:45 am   Refreshment Break

10:45 am—12:00 pm  Simulation of India and Reports of Special Procedures and the May 2017 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of India

Alice Han, MD MSc FRCSC, MPH, Melanie Adrian and Stephen Marks, moderators

12:00 pm-1:00 pm        Lunch

1:00 pm-2:30 pm          Human rights indicators in development: Definitions, relevance and application

Siobhán McInerney-Lankford, Counsel, Environment & International Law (Human Rights Legal Vice-Presidency, and International Law Legal World Bank)

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm        Refreshment Break

3:15 pm – 4:10 pm        Discussion of the relationship between economic and human rights approaches to development

Week Two: Social and Economic Issues

Monday July 9th – Understanding Development

9:00 am– 10:30 am     What is Development? A Participatory Exercise

Spencer Henson, Professor in Food, Health and Development, University of Guelph, Canada; Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, UK

10.30 am– 10:45 am   Refreshment Break

10.45 am– 12.00 pm   What is Development? Alternative Perspectives

Spencer Henson

12:00 pm– 1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00 pm– 2:30 pm        Violence against Women and Girls from the Perspective of Human Rights in Development

Alice Han

2:30 pm– 3:00 pm        Refreshment Break with discussion.

Tuesday July 10th – Food and Water

9:00 am – 11:00 pm    Food and Nutrition Security: The Need for Local and Global Action

Spencer Henson

11:00 am– 11:15 am   Refreshment Break

11:15 Am – 12:00 pm Corporate Social Responsibility as a Human Rights Issue in India

Summer school teaching staff

12:00 pm– 1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00 pm– 2:00 pm        Tour of Harvard University

2:30 pm -3:30 pm         Information Session at Harvard Law School

Wednesday July 11th – Social Mobilization and the Right to Development

9:30 am– 11:00 am     Approaching Indigenous Rights in Latin American: Law and Anthropology in applying International Norms, Social Movements, and Citizenship Claims

Theodore Macdonald, Lecturer in Social Studies, Harvard University

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Discussion

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm     Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm       The Emergence and Expansion of the Right to Health in International Law

Stephen P. Marks

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm       The Emergence and Demise of the Right to Development

Stephen P. Marks

Thursday July 12th – Forced Migration, Displacement and Sustainable Development

9:00 am – 11:00 am    Responses to Forced Migration: Applying a Livelihoods Perspective

Professor Karen Jacobsen, Henry J. Leir Professor of Global Migration, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

11:00 am– 11:15 am   Refreshment Break

11:15 am – 12:00 pm  Discussion

12:00 pm– 1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm       Migration, Displacement, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Daniel Naujoks, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, and Columbia Law School

Friday July 13th – Disability and Health Rights

9:00 am– 11:00 am     Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the Context of Development

Michael Stein, Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability, Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and Janet Lord, Senior Fellow, Harvard Law School Project on Disability

11:00 am– 11:30 am   Refreshment Break

11:30 am –12:00 pm   Discussion

12:00 pm– 1:00 pm      Lunch

Week Three: Global Political Economy

Monday July 16th – Trade and Water

10:00 am– 12:00 pm   Trade, Investment, Human Rights and Development

Joel Trachtman, Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

12:00 pm– 1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00 pm- 2:30pm          The Human Right to Water and Sanitation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Sharmila Murthy, Assistant Professor of Law, Suffolk University

2:30 pm– 2:45 pm        Refreshment Break

2:45 pm –4:15 pm        TEDx film: What the World can learn from the Kumbh Mela

Professor Tarun Khanna, Director, South Asia Institute, Harvard

Discussion moderated by Sharmila Murthy

Tuesday July 17th – Education, Extreme Poverty and Business

9:00 am– 10:30 am       Education in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights

Fernando M. Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

10:30 am– 12:00 am   Extreme Poverty

Cristina Diez Sagüillo, Director of International Relations Training, International Movement ATD Fourth World

12:00 pm– 1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00 pm– 3:00 pm        Business and Human Rights

Malcolm Rogge, J.D., M.E.S., B.A. S.J.D candidate Harvard Law School, Fulbright Scholar 

Wednesday July 18th – Children’s Rights and India-China Relations

9:00 am – 11:00 am    The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Application of its Principles in Law and Development

Elizabeth D. Gibbons, Director, Child Protection Certificate Program, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights

11:00 am– 12:00 pm   Public Health Perspectives on Human Rights in Development

Special guest, Ravikumar Chockalingam, M.D., MPH

12:00 pm– 1:00 pm      Lunch

1:00 pm– 3:00 pm        Human Rights and Development Issues in India-China Relations

Oma Lee, Policy specialist in Chinese charity law and philanthropy

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm       Joint dinner with students from the JGU summer programs at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Harvard

Thursday July 19th  – Student Presentations

9:00 am – 11:00 am             Study and reading time

11:00 am – 12:00 pm           Final Student Presentations

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm            Lunch

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm               Final Student Presentations

Evening                                     Writing Time

Friday July 20th – Student Presentation and Concluding Banquet

9:00 am – 12:00 pm          Final Student Presentations

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm           Lunch

1:00 pm– 4:00 pm             Final Student Presentations

6:00 pm– 10:00 pm          Concluding banquet and awarding of certificates (Harvard Faculty Club)

 Special Guest: Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, JGU