Current News at the Institute

Graduate student Akiko Kobayashi works in Mombasa.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Each summer, ISHR sends Columbia University human rights students abroad to contribute to the advocacy efforts of organizations led by alumni of the HRAP and AHDA programs through the Graduate Student Volunteers Program (GSVP).

Jillian Carson
Monday, March 28, 2016
Congratulations to 2012 graduate Jillian Carson for her work on a Massachusetts bill to extend the statute of limitations for international human rights abuses. 
 
Jillian  is currently in her second year at New England Law | Boston. She is also the research assistant at the school’s Center for International Law and Policy. The Center coordinates research projects for students in partnership with international organizations in various areas of international law.
 
Legacies of Slavery in Barcelona
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

As part of the Memory, Architecture, and Public Space Traveling Seminar, 2014 AHDA Fellow Oriol López-Badell and the European Observatory on Memories (EUROM) launched the walking tour Legacies of slavery in Barcelona: Monuments and Public Spaces.

Nora Ahmetaj
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Congratulations to 2015 AHDA fellow Nora Ahmetaj who was invited to serve as a keynote speaker at the Bournemouth University workshop Re-Imagining Conflict-Transformation: Making Memory Meaningful.
 
Nayla Hamadeh Shares Her AHDA Experiences
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

2015 Fellow Nayla Hamadeh recounted her time with the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) in a recent article for the European Association of History Educators.