Past Events

Monday, October 16, 2017 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

Join the following participants in the 2017 Human Rights Advocates Program for a discussion on their work:

African Activist
LGBT Rights

Kenedy Abor Owiti
Programme Manager, NYARWEK LGBTI Coalition

Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:10 PM - 8:00 PM

A selection of the documentary film, ‘Skulls of my People,’ will be followed by discussion about the Ovaherero and Nama genocide - the first genocide of the 20th century.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) at Columbia for a talk with Olena Semenova, co-chair of the Ukrainian LGBT organization LIGA. Professor Tanya Domi (SIPA/Harriman) will moderate.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Coming to Terms with a Polarized Society


Nolan McCarty, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
“Polarization, Partisanship, and the Future of the Constitutional System.”

Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A delegation of Chamorros, the Indigenous People of Guam are in New York this week to testify at the United Nations. Their island of Guam in the Western Pacific is one of the 17 remaining colonies in the world as recognized by the UN.