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Monday, February 24, 2020

A delegation of students taking part in the Leaders in Training program of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) visited the Institute for the Study of Human Rights on February 21st. 

Thursday, February 6, 2020
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Human Rights graduate Shireen Jalali-Yazdi on winning the Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights for her paper “Colonized Masculinities and Feminicide in the United States: How Conditions of Coloniality Socialize Feminicidal Men”. The Audre Rapoport Prize is an interdisciplinary writing competition on international human rights and gender.
Submission Deadline: January 24, 2020.
Friday, January 24, 2020

ISHR is pleased to announce the 2020 Human Rights Essay Contest.  The contest aims to encourage and acknowledge students who have written exceptional academic papers that address issues related to human rights. Cash prizes will be awarded to two graduate students and to two undergraduate students. Contest winners, along with other selected participants, will be invited to present their papers at ISHR's annual end of year Research Poster Session

Marina Gonzalez Flores
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Marina Gonzalez Flores serves as Program Associate for the Global Philanthropy Project, a network of funders expanding global philanthropic support to advance the human rights of LGBTI people in the Global South and East.

Bárbara Matias
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Bárbara graduated in May 2018 with an MA in Human Rights Studies and was the recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship. Her studies focused on forced displacement and migration. Her thesis on Portugal’s role in the European Refugee Crisis was among the first in the North American academy tackling this research topic. During her time at Columbia University, she was also awarded the GSAS Fall Award for academic merit and served as teaching assistant to the Department of Political Science’s undergraduate class on the Introduction of Human Rights.
 

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