Current News at the Institute

Kemal Pervanić, 2012 HRAP
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

As the founder and executive director of Most Mira (Bridge of Peace), Kemal Pervanić is dedicated to bringing youth of different ethnic backgrounds together, fostering compassion, unity, and understanding through art. Kemal started Most Mira upon his return to Bosnia-Hercegovina, his native country, from which he had fled 10 years prior after being held in a two concentration camps, one being the notorious Omarska.

Outcome Report Now Available!
Friday, May 4, 2018

The international symposium was organized and cosponsored by the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society in collaboration with UNESCO, the Secretariat of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations

Available on Academic Commmons
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Indigenous Peoples and Unreported Struggles: Conflict and Peace, this new publication of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights is now on Columbia’s Academic Commons.

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to announce that Professor Inga Winkler has received two grants to support her work on menstrual health.

Friday, April 27, 2018

ISHR has learned that 2013 Advocate Angeline Pajibo Swen of Liberia has passed away.

Angeline truly cared about the women and children she served first as a police officer and later as a community team leader with a non-profit. While in HRAP, Angeline impressed everyone with her determination and commitment as well as her grace and humor. She loved her family dearly and spoke of them often.