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Jan27
Folklore Studies Program - Hybrid Open House

Folklore Studies Program - Hybrid Open House

Folklore

Thursday, January 27, 2022 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1202

Join Mason’s Folklore Program Studies program on-line or in-person for an open house. Meet professors, current students, and learn what careers you can enjoy with graduate degree in folklore studies!

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Jan28

Social Movement Workshop: Jeff Feng and Marisa Allison

An intercampus exchange of advanced social movement scholarship

Center for Social Science Research

Friday, January 28, 2022 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Online Platform (Zoom)

Join us as we hear about and discuss research carried out by advanced PhD students, faculty, postdocs, and movement based activist scholars. This workshop is a new collaborative exchange between academic institutions with specialties in disciplined social movement research.

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Jan31

Welcome Back with WGST

Monday, January 31, 2022 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Johnson Center, 240K

Come join WGST in creating time capsules and setting intentional goals for the new semester and new year.

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Feb1
A Comparative Analysis of Good Samaritan Laws: Toward a Global Duty to Rescue

A Comparative Analysis of Good Samaritan Laws

Toward a Global Duty to Rescue

Center for Social Science Research

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Register at https://gmu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpc-Cprz0iG9fy8ViZG485SOI13e0poGd_

Prof. Renteln will provide a comparative analysis of policies requiring individuals to render assistance to those in distress. Although the conventional wisdom is that civil law systems generally include this mandate and common law systems do not, there appears to be a trend toward greater legal compulsion for rescue in both. Prof. Renteln will also discuss the implications of finding a cross-cultural consensus supporting a legal duty to rescue for global justice.

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