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Monday, January 10, 2022

ISHR is pleased to announce the 2022 Human Rights Essay Contest. The contest aims to encourage and acknowledge students who have written exceptional academic papers that address issues related to human rights. Cash prizes will be awarded to two graduate students and to two undergraduate students. Contest winners, along with other selected participants, may be invited to present their essay at an ISHR event.

So Yeon "Selena" Kim
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

So Yeon "Selena" Kim (she/her) shares her experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far.

In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?

Human Rights MA, February 2023

Winston Ardoin
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Winston Ardoin (he/him) shares his experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The ISHR Human Rights Research Fellowship will provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable research experience, while supporting the work of Columbia faculty conducting human rights-related research. Students who receive the Fellowship are expected to complete approximately 80-120 hours of research assistance during the academic year. The research opportunities selected for the 2021-2022 academic year are available below. ISHR will award one research stipend per opportunity in the amount of $1,500.

Varsha Vijayakumar
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Varsha Vijayakumar (she/they) shares her experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far.

In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?

MA Human Rights Studies, Spring 2023

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