Lecture with 2020 Right Livelihood Laureate Bryan Stevenson

News 20.11.2020

Lecture with Bryan Stevenson

Beat the drum for justice: 13th Right Livelihood Lecture at the University of Zurich with Bryan Stevenson

December 1, 6:30pm CET

  • Welcome and moderation: Prof. Dr. Gesine Krüger, Department of History, University of Zurich
  • Speech: Prof. Dr. Michael Schaepman, President of the University of Zurich; Prof. Dr. Lorenz Hilty, Sustainability Delegate of the University of Zurich
  • Presentation: The 2020 Right Livelihood Laureates
  • Lecture: Bryan Stevenson “Standing up for Human Courage”
  • Closing: Anne Rüffer, President of the Right Livelihood Foundation Switzerland
  • Language: English
  • Livestream link: TBA

In partnership with the University of Zurich.

Bryan Stevenson is a leading US civil rights lawyer striving to reform the country’s criminal justice system to ensure equal rights for all. As systemic injustice disproportionately affects people of colour, Stevenson has dedicated his life to the pursuit of racial equality and challenging the historical legacy of institutional racism in the United States. Stevenson’s decades-long struggle to stand up for the marginalised, including people on death row, has paved the way for a more just society.

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