Workshops & Conferences

Learn more about workshops, conferences and meetings the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health has coordinated, supported and participated in.

USC IIGH addresses climate change and its impacts on human rights through global collaboration - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) has always included in its work a focus on sustainable development and climate change, including addressing the economic, social and political factors that fuel the relationships between power and poverty.
Removing legal and structural barriers to ending AIDS by 2030: Lessons from the Global Commission on HIV and the Law - On June 21, 2021, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (USC IIGH) Director Sofia Gruskin and Director of Research Laura Ferguson presented their evaluation on the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, published with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as part of a larger event to determine strategies to remove legal and structural barriers to end AIDS by 2030.
World Association for Sexual Health 2019 Conference - In October 2019, Sofia Gruskin, Director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, traveled to Mexico City with Avery Everhart, a doctoral student affiliated with IIGH and the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, to participate in the annual meeting of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS)
Human rights workshop brings together global scholars to address health, gender, sexuality and other issues of our time - Thought leaders from around the world gathered for a unique two-day workshop that prompted discussion from multi-disciplinary perspectives around the global crises impacting human rights and ways in which these challenges can be addressed.
Celebrating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - UDPATE: See event videos and coverage at this link.   Global dignitaries, activists and leaders will speak at USC’s University Park Campus for a free, public symposium, followed by a youth summit at […]
Using Civic Imagination to Resist: Envisioning A Future With Sexual and Reproductive Rights - A collaboration between the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, the Civics and Social Media Group and the Civic Imagination Project on April 18, 2018, this symposium brought USC and area experts and students together to explore new ways of ensuring sexual and reproductive health and rights within the United States and globally, in an increasingly restrictive political climate.
In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health Research Symposium - This half-day research focused symposium April 21, 2017, was the capstone event concluding the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration’s year-long series focusing on transgender issues at the intersection of […]
Orientations and Identities: Sexuality and Human Rights on the Global Stage Workshop Orientations and Identities: Human Rights on the Global Stage Workshop - Leading scholars and practitioners working at the intersection of sexuality, health, human rights, international relations and development, came together at the workshop “Orientations and Identities: Sexuality and Human Rights on […]
2014 mWellness Workshop Global mWellness Workshop - As part of the “Be He@lthy, Be Mobile” initiative, the International Telecommunications Union and USC Institute for Global Health hosted a workshop and accompanying side-events Feb. 5-7, 2014, focused on […]