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Submission Deadline: January 22, 2021
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

ISHR is pleased to announce the 2021 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, will be invited to present their papers at ISHR's annual end of year Research Poster Session

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Susanne Prochazka, a student in the M.A. in Human Rights program, has been awarded the Davis Fellowship. This fellowship is a merit award funded by a $10 million bequest from the late Kathryn Wasserman Davis, 1931 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Here are some of the virtual events taking place in or around December 10 in commemoration of the day.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

On the occasion of the upcoming International Human Rights Day, AHDA fellow Lucas Massuco was interviewed by Kaoukab Chebaro, Head of Global Studies program at Columbia University's Libraries.

Click here to read the interview.