Welcome to the Institute for the Study of Human Rights

Upcoming ISHR Events


April 15-17, 2015

The goal of the Columbia University Seminar with Indigenous Women Leaders is to provide a complementary human rights program with Columbia professors, so as to give the opportunity to participants to explore a broader context of human rights topics and advocacy.

The United States as a Colonial Settler State

March 10th, 7:30 PM
Faculty House, Columbia Unviersity


The Graduate Student Volunteers Program (GSVP) provides graduate students the opportunity to expand their professional skills and human rights knowledge and experience through fieldwork with grassroots human rights organizations. Students selected to participate in the program complete an eight-week summer internship with alumni of the Human Rights Advocate Program (HRAP) and receive a travel stipend of $1,500 from the Institute for the Study of Human Rights.

The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability is now accepting applications for the Fellowship for Historical Dialogue and Accountability.

Applications accepted until 11:59pm New York time on Friday March 6, 2015.

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