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The Politics of Memory

Victimization, Violence and Contested Narratives of the Past

Columbia University, December 3-5, 2015

Our Columbia and Barnard community celebrates this month!

Click here for the full program of events.

Congratulations to AHDA 2013 fellow Mikang Yang, who has contributed to the publication of the first English version of A History to Open the Future: Modern East Asian History and Regional Reconciliation.


The 2016 Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) Application is now open. 

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) at Columbia University invites applications for two lectureships in human rights to be appointed in one of the social science departments (Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology).

The 2016 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) Application is now open.