Tocqueville 21 Podcast: Human Rights with Kerstin Carlson

15 July 2021

Tocqueville 21 · Human Rights with Kerstin Carlson

We’re happy to announce the release of the third episode of the Tocqueville 21 podcast! This week, we continue our short series examining Francis Fukuyama’s notion of the End of History. Join Tocqueville 21 and Professor Kerstin Carlson of Roskilde University as we discuss Human Rights, Social Justice, and Bill Cosby. 

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Professor Kerstin Carlson is Associate Professor with Roskilde University in Denmark and the American University of Paris, where she teaches international law and human rights related topics. She received her BA from The Johns Hopkins University, and her JD and PhD from University of California, Berkeley. She is the recipient of two Fulbright Fellowships, the first to Croatia and the second to UNESCO in Paris. She speaks French, Spanish, Danish, Russian and Serbo-Croatian.

Kerstin has published several academic books, book chapters and articles on international criminal law and transitional justice, including Model(ing) Justice: Perfecting the Promise of International Criminal Law (Cambridge University Press 2018) and The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré (Oxford University Press 2020). 

Her first book for a general audience, The Justice Laboratory: Internationalizing Law in Africa, examines how international criminal law fails to support the rule of law in Africa. Published by Chatham House and Brookings, it is forthcoming in fall 2021.

Intro and Outro credits: “Waltz (Tschikovsky Op. 40)” Kevin MacLeod (
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