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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is looking for a qualified human rights instructor to teach the following course during the Summer 2023 term, with the possibility of continued teaching in subsequent semesters. 

Friday, December 16, 2022

ISHR is pleased to announce the 2023 Human Rights Essay Contest. The contest aims to encourage and acknowledge students who have written exceptional academic papers that address issues related to human rights. Cash prizes will be awarded to two graduate students and to two undergraduate students. Contest winners, along with other selected participants, may be invited to present their essay at an ISHR event.

Jess Gallagher
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Jess Gallagher shares their experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tetiana (Tanya) Kotelnykova, a first-year student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. (HRSMA) Program and a recipient of Columbia University’s Scholarship for Displaced Students, has launched a mentorship program for Ukrainian youth called “Mentor Ukraine.” The program connects Columbia students with Ukrainian young people.

Thursday, November 10, 2022
The ISHR Human Rights Research Award will provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable research experience while supporting the work of Columbia faculty conducting human rights-related research. Students who receive the Prize are expected to complete approximately 80-120 hours of research assistance during the academic year. The research opportunities selected for the 2022-2023 academic year are available below. ISHR will award one research prize per opportunity in the amount of $1,500.

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