Current News at the Institute

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

As Columbia University faculty engaged in international scholarship and teaching, we are deeply concerned about the arrest of Osman Kavala, one of the most prominent Turkish public intellectuals and a tireless promoter of peaceful international collaboration.  Osman Kavala is a colleague and a friend of Columbia of many years.  Many of us have collaborated with him on various cultural projects, witnessing his generous leadership in bringing people and cultures together.  We have had many occasions to witness Osman Kavala’s importa

Inna Hudaya, Indonesia
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is pleased to highlight 2017 Advocate Inna Hudaya of Indonesia.

By David L. Phillips
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Call for Submissions!
Monday, December 11, 2017

Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to announce the 2018 Human Rights Essay Contest and Colloquium.  The contest and colloquium aim to encourage and acknowledge students who have written exceptional academic papers that address issues related to human rights.

By Olivia Heffernan
Monday, December 11, 2017