Current News at the Institute

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

On June 5, 2018, the European Union Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the definition of the term ‘spouse’ includes same-sex spouses for the purposes of freedom of movement. By ruling that the term ‘spouse’ is gender neutral, the decision requires all EU member states to recognize and grant residence rights for same-sex spouses on an equal basis.

Elsa Stamatopoulou Discusses Cultural Heritage as a Human Right
Monday, June 11, 2018

In March 2018, Columbia University’s Italian Academy sponsored a symposium titled Threatened Heritage: Bears Ears, Chaco and Beyond, which explored the implications – social, archaeological, environmental, spiritual, historical, artistic and legal – of the current threats to Bears Ears National Monument and Chaco Canyon.

Alejandra Ancheita
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Alejandra Ancheita is a lawyer and one of the leading  voices in the human rights movement in Latin America. She leads the fight for the rights of the migrant, worker, and indigenous communities in Mexico.

Congratulations Katie Beiter!
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Human Rights Studies M.A. student, Katie Beiter, on receiving a Boren Fellowship to study in Jordan.

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