Current News at the Institute

Application Deadline: May 11, 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Columbia University has a unique international reputation for human rights education and research, earned through decades of highly respected training of human rights professionals and a commitment to the interdisciplinary study and practice of human rights. As a focal point for the study of human rights at Columbia, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) is committed to providing exceptional education programs that draw on these strengths. 
Now Available!
Friday, April 13, 2018

The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) 2017 Annual Program Report is now available.

AHDA is an innovative initiative that seeks to examine the historical legacy of conflict, and in particular, the impact that the memory of past violence wields on contemporary politics, societies and cultures.

New Resource Available for Human Rights Educators
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is proud to announce the release of Human Rights Learning Activities, a product of the University Human Rights Education in Myanmar program.

By Genevieve Zingg
Tuesday, April 3, 2018