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Events

News

The paper of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples delivered to the International Seminar on Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Unreported Struggles: Conflict and Peace held at Columbia on 14-15 May 2016 can be found

ISHR’s Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program hosted the International Seminar on Indigenous Peoples' Rights & Unreported Struggles: Conflict & Peace at Columbia University.

Congratulations to Twesigye Jackson Kaguri who was honored by Shenandoah University (Virigina, USA) with a Doctorate in Humanities.

Opportunities

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for continuing Master’s Degree students (from any Columbia University program) to represent the Harriman Institute at the University Consortium’s First Annual Conference being held from September 29 – October 1, 2016 in Moscow, hosted by the Higher School of Economics (HSE). Travel and accommodation costs will be covered by the Consortium, and our host institution will assist with visa support as necessary.

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) is seeking interns to assist in the Institutes’ various projects and programs over the summer. If interested, please send a cover letter and CV to ishr@columbia.edu to discuss possibilities.