Indigenous Rights Programming at Columbia

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Spring 2018
Monday, March 5, 2018

The Indigenous Peoples Rights Program at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights is organizing the following events this coming Spring, in collaboration with other Columbia departments as well as with Indigenous and other organizations.

 

Indigenous Women Leaders at Columbia: a Three-day Seminar

11-13 April 2018

Organized in collaboration with the International Indigenous Women’s Forum and Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute.

 

International Symposium on Environmental Violence Against Indigenous Women

14-15 April 2018

Organized in collaboration with International Indigenous Women’s Forum (FIMI), the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program) at Columbia University, the Fondo Indígena, MADRE and Alaska Community Action on Toxics; and, on Columbia’s side, by the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, the Native American Law Students Association, and If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, Columbia Law School; the Center for the Study of Social Difference and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race.

For further information on the Symposium and pre-registration, click here.

 

Book launch: Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Unreported Struggles: Conflict and Peace

Week of April 16th (exact date TBD)

This event will be held at the United Nations in collaboration with Tebtebba Foundation. For information closer to the date, please consult ISHR’s website:www.humanrightscolumbia.org. To learn more about the book, click here.

 

Global Justice for Indigenous Languages: A Symposium

21 April 2018

The Symposium is co-organized by the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society and the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and co-sponsored by other Columbia departments as well as other actors outside Columbia It is part of the Sawyer Seminar on Global Language Justice funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

For more information, including pre-registration, please click here.

 

Two events are taking place under the University Seminar on Indigenous Studies:
 

Jaskiran Dhillon of the New School on Reflections on Prairie Rising:  Indigenous Youth, Decolonization, and the Politics of Intervention

20 March 2018

Respondent: Manu Vimalassery of Barnard, Columba University.

 

Sandy Grande of  Connecticut College on Aging, Precarity and the Settler State: The Struggle for Indigenous Elsewhere

3 April 2018

Respondent: Kevin Bruyneel of Babson.