Event dates: Thursday, 31st May 2007 09:00 AM to Friday, 1st June 2007 16:00 PM

Location: Helsinki, Finland Contact: Events
 
Asian Values versus Universal Human Rights Revisited Seminar
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Helsinki, Finland - International and Finnish experts will discuss how universal human rights principles are interpreted in Asian contexts, and how globalization and interregional relations influence these interpretations.

The Asia Pacific Studies Programme at the Renvall Institute, University of
Helsinki will organize a two-day seminar on human rights in Asia on
31 May – 1 June, 2007. The seminar will be held at the University of Helsinki main building, hall AUD XIII, Unioninkatu 34 (3rd floor).

In the seminar “Asian Values versus Universal Human Rights Revisited” international and Finnish experts will discuss how universal human rights principles are interpreted in Asian contexts, and how globalization and interregional relations influence these interpretations.
In this international seminar the debate on universalism versus cultural relativism is reviewed in current situation.

For more information see seminar programme: http://www.helsinki.fi/hum/renvall/aps/forum/AVAHUR_programme.pdf

Registration by Friday 25, May to Ms. Paula Nuorteva, paula.nuorteva@helsinki.fi

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