Welcome to the Institute for the Study of Human Rights

Upcoming ISHR Events


Title: “Can we reconcile? Understanding the multi-level challenges of conflict transformation"Presented by Sarah Maddison, Associate Professor, School of Social Science, University of New South Wales

Time: 5pm-6:30pm

Location: To Be Determined

(Post)Colonial Violence and the Terror of History
A lecture by Professor A. Dirk Moses (Professor of Global and Colonial History, European University Institute, Florence)


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Applications accepted until 9:00am New York time on Friday December 5, 2014

Graduate Student Position Available
Processing the records of human rights organizations
Fall 2014-Spring 2015
The Rare Book & Manuscript Library is seeking two graduate students with a demonstrated interest in human rights, twentieth-century history, or international and public affairs and an interest in archives and working with historic records to assist with processing the records of human rights organizations held by the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research.
Job Description and Duties: