UCD Sociology's Lea David awarded Honorable Mention for 2021 ASA Sociology of Human Rights Gordon Hirabayashi Book Award

25/8/2021

UCD Sociology's Lea David has  been awarded the Honorable Mention for the 2021 ASA Sociology of Human Rights Gordon Hirabayashi Book Award for The Past Can’t Heal Us: The Dangers of Mandating Memory in the Name of Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2020).

The Past Can't Heal Us is a critical investigation of the relationship between human rights and memory. It is Lea David's first book.

The ASA Sociology of Human Rights Gordon Hirabayashi Book Award is an annual award issued by the world's leading sociological association.