Current News at the Institute

Upcoming Book Collaboration
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

We are excited to announce “Indigenous Youth: Through Their Eyes”, a book collaboration between the UN Global Indigenous Youth Caucus and Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights, coming in 2019. The book will be edited by Elsa Stamatopoulou, Director of the Indigenous Peoples Rights Program, along with Dali Angel and Victor Lopez-Carmen, two members of the UN Global Indigenous Youth Caucus.

Friday, May 11, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to announce that Dr. Tracey Holland will be teaching for the 2018 ISHR Human Rights Summer Program.

Kemal Pervanić, 2012 HRAP
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

As the founder and executive director of Most Mira (Bridge of Peace), Kemal Pervanić is dedicated to bringing youth of different ethnic backgrounds together, fostering compassion, unity, and understanding through art. Kemal started Most Mira upon his return to Bosnia-Hercegovina, his native country, from which he had fled 10 years prior after being held in a two concentration camps, one being the notorious Omarska.

Outcome Report Now Available!
Friday, May 4, 2018

The international symposium was organized and cosponsored by the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society in collaboration with UNESCO, the Secretariat of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations

Available on Academic Commmons
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Indigenous Peoples and Unreported Struggles: Conflict and Peace, this new publication of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights is now on Columbia’s Academic Commons.