Current News at the Institute

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Human Rights Educators USA (HRE USA) Network and the University and College Consortium for Human Rights Education (UCCHRE) submitted a report to the UN Human Rights Council highlighting the need for greater human rights education across higher education institutions in the United States.

By David L. Phillips
Thursday, February 1, 2018
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Columbia University, 14-15 April 2018

Jerome Greene Hall 103, Columbia Law School, 116th Street and Amsterdam 

 

Focus: Advancing research and assessing impacts of Environmental Violence on Indigenous Women and Girls

The 3rd International Indigenous Women’s Symposium on Environment and Reproductive Health will be held in Columbia University on 14-15 April 2018. Focus of the International Symposium will be on advancing research and assessing impacts of Environmental Violence on Indigenous Women and Girls.

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.