Current News at the Institute

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights welcomes Zoë West to our faculty. West is an anthropologist and oral historian whose work centers on labor, migration, and human rights. She is teaching Human Rights & Oral History: Testimony, Memory, and Trauma at Columbia University in Spring 2018.

Joe Chuman Addresses NY Society for Ethical Culture
Thursday, January 18, 2018

In an address to the New York Society for Ethical Culture, ISHR Professor Dr. Joe Chuman looked beyond Martin Luther King, Jr.'s critique of racism and white supremacy and spoke on his greater vision of American society, including his condemnation of American militarism, imperialism, and materialism and the perils of capitalism.

By Graeme Reid
Friday, January 12, 2018
Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights welcomes Graeme Reid, director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights program at Human Rights Watch, to our faculty. Reid is an expert on LGBT rights who has conducted research, taught, and published extensively on gender, sexuality, LGBT issues, and HIV/AIDS. Reid is teaching ‘Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Human Rights’ at Columbia University in Spring 2018.

Shayna Halliwell, M.A. 2016
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

ISHR congratulates alumnus Shayna Halliwell on recently publishing a chapter in the book "Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Unreported Struggles: Conflict and Peace," which is a contribution of the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program to the Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.