WHO: Lev Ponomarev, executive director, All-Russian Movement for Human Rights
William Burke-White, assistant professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania
Benjamin Nathans, associate professor of history at Penn
Robert Arsenault, president, International League for Human Rights
WHAT: Public lecture on “Politics and Human Rights in Russia: a Report from the Front Lines”
WHEN: Feb. 14, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Room 401, Fisher-Bennet Hall, 34th and Walnut streets
Lev Ponomarev, executive director of the All-Russian Movement for Human Rights is a member of the executive committee of A Different Russia, a pro-democracy political organization. He is also a co-founder of Memorial, Russia's first organization dedicated to recovering and preserving the memory of victims of political repression.
A panel discussion following the lecture will feature William Burke-White and Benjamin Nathans. Robert Arsenault will introduce and moderate discussion
The event is free and open to the public.