Events-Center for Human Rights Science - Carnegie Mellon University


Friday, July 15, 2016

CHRS Affiliates Participate in Statistics and Human Rights Panel

On July 15, CHRS program manager Robin Mejia spoke at the International Biometrics Conference as part of a panel she organized on statistics and human rights. The panelists’ talks covered a range of human rights and statistical challenges. MORE
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Demo session 02/25

The goal of this session was to discuss and explore the viability of a coordinated approach to the acquisition, authentication, archiving, analysis, and utilization of human rights-related media by activists, attorneys, journalists, human rights defenders, and ordinary people. MORE
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Social Media Analysis for Conflict Management & Resolution

The Syrian conflict is the first conflict of its scale to take place in such a connected society. Since the crisis began, Syrians have uploaded approximately 500,000 videos related to the fighting in their country. MORE
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Video Forensics

Since the Syrian Civil War began three years ago, Syrians have uploaded an estimated 500,000 videos to social media sites documenting the violence in their country MORE
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Mobile Phones, Citizen Media, and Cameras Everywhere: A Human Rights Revolution or Cause for Concern?

In this conversation, we will examine the ways that social media and the ubiquity of mobile phones with good cameras and internet access are changing how information about human rights violations is gathered, analyzed, and disseminated. MORE
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Predicting Local-level Violence Results from Post-war Liberia

Is it possible to identify and measure the most robust correlates of local-level violence? Is it possible to use those correlates to predict where violence is most likely to occur? MORE