Current News at the Institute

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

As Columbia University faculty engaged in international scholarship and teaching, we are deeply concerned about the arrest of Osman Kavala, one of the most prominent Turkish public intellectuals and a tireless promoter of peaceful international collaboration.  Osman Kavala is a colleague and a friend of Columbia of many years.  Many of us have collaborated with him on various cultural projects, witnessing his generous leadership in bringing people and cultures together.  We have had many occasions to witness Osman Kavala’s importa

By Olivia Heffernan
Monday, November 27, 2017
By Ayesha Amin
Monday, November 20, 2017

Is the human rights movement on the road to nowhere? RightsViews blog writer Ayesha Amin reports from a panel discussion featuring leading human rights experts at Columbia University.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) fellowship brings together scholars, students, civil society organizations, journalists, educators, artists, policy makers, and others who work on historical dialogue issues for a semester of comprehensive learning and networking at Columbia University in New York City.

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