Current News at the Institute

New Publication Available!
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Institute for the Study and Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race are pleased to announce the new publication “Walking and Learning with Indigenous Peoples: A Contribution to the 5th Anniversary of the International Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Policy at Columbia University”.

Edited by Pamela Calla and Elsa Stamatopoulou, the book is available via Columbia’s Academic Commons.

ISHR joins campaign on Indigenous women
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

In May 2018 the Indigenous Peoples Rights Program joined the campaign that aims at making Indigenous Women visible.

There are approximately 185 million Indigenous women in the world, belonging to more than 5,000 different Indigenous peoples. Despite the broad international consensus about the important role Indigenous women play in eradicating hunger and malnutrition, there are still limitations in the recognition and exercise of their rights.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to announce our newest addition to the 2018 Human Rights Summer Program, Professor Virginie Ladisch.

Upcoming Book Collaboration
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

We are excited to announce “Indigenous Youth: Through Their Eyes”, a book collaboration between the UN Global Indigenous Youth Caucus and Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights, coming in 2019. The book will be edited by Elsa Stamatopoulou, Director of the Indigenous Peoples Rights Program, along with Dali Angel and Victor Lopez-Carmen, two members of the UN Global Indigenous Youth Caucus.

Friday, May 11, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to announce that Dr. Tracey Holland will be teaching for the 2018 ISHR Human Rights Summer Program.