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Friday, April 13, 2018

The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) 2017 Annual Program Report is now available.

AHDA is an innovative initiative that seeks to examine the historical legacy of conflict, and in particular, the impact that the memory of past violence wields on contemporary politics, societies and cultures.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Turkish human rights defender Murat Çelikkan being named Civil Rights Defender of the Year.

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

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