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On the Origins of Inalienable and Imprescriptible Human Rights, 1625-1761

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January 28, 2015
Columbia

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Dr. Colin Wilder, the Associate Director of the Center for Digital Humanities and a specialist in early modern European history, discussed his work in progress, “Origins of Inalienable and Imprescriptible Human Rights, 1625-1761,” in the History Center’s first work-in-progress seminar for Spring 2015. Dr. Wilder’s scholarly research focuses on the development of ideas of liberty and equality in German and broader European history in the Early Modern period (ca 1500-1800). Dr. Kathryn Edwards (History) served as commentator and moderator for the seminar.