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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Edited by Daniela Ikawa, ISHR's Adjunct Assistant Professor, among others, this exciting Research Handbook combines practitioner and academic perspectives to provide a comprehensive, cutting edge analysis of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR), as well as the connection between ESCR and other rights. Offering an authoritative analysis of standards and jurisprudence, it argues for an expansive and inclusive approach to ESCR as human rights. 

Thursday, October 8, 2020

This past September, the Almeda fires blazed through Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon, leaving nothing but ash. Niria Alicia, M.A. in Human Rights Candidate, is a member of the community affected by the devastating fires. A few weeks ago, The New York Times wrote an article about the destruction the fires brought to Oregon.  

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
During summer 2020, three Columbia University students volunteered with organizations affiliated with the Alliance of Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship (AHDA) alumni and one with an organization affiliated with the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) alumni. These opportunities were created through the Summer Volunteer Program based at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

This October, The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is holding two workshops as part of its Human Rights Training Series.

Arts, Human Rights, and Social Change

Online - Dates for live sessions: October 2, 9 & 16 from 12:30pm - 3:30 pm ET

This interactive workshop will explore the intersection of the arts and human rights and how it is used to catalyze social change in communities across the globe, and inspire human rights movements. 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A paper by HRSMA alumna Sabrina Kozikis and Professor Winkler titled "The Paradox of Framing Water as a Human Right in the United States: An Analysis of Power and Resistance" was published in the Journal of Human Rights.

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