Current News at the Institute

By David L. Phillips
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Save the Date!
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Columbia University, 14-15 April 2018

Jerome Greene Hall 103, Columbia Law School, 116th Street and Amsterdam 

 

Focus: Advancing research and assessing impacts of Environmental Violence on Indigenous Women and Girls

The 3rd International Indigenous Women’s Symposium on Environment and Reproductive Health will be held in Columbia University on 14-15 April 2018. Focus of the International Symposium will be on advancing research and assessing impacts of Environmental Violence on Indigenous Women and Girls.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights welcomes Zoë West to our faculty. West is an anthropologist and oral historian whose work centers on labor, migration, and human rights. She is teaching Human Rights & Oral History: Testimony, Memory, and Trauma at Columbia University in Spring 2018.

Joe Chuman Addresses NY Society for Ethical Culture
Thursday, January 18, 2018

In an address to the New York Society for Ethical Culture, ISHR Professor Dr. Joe Chuman looked beyond Martin Luther King, Jr.'s critique of racism and white supremacy and spoke on his greater vision of American society, including his condemnation of American militarism, imperialism, and materialism and the perils of capitalism.