Past Events

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Is there a common thread that connects police brutality against people of color in the US to the global "War on Terror" and to the current emergency laws in France? To this can we add the proliferation of border controls, including the recent upsurge in detentions and deportations in the US?

Thursday, April 6, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Young Voices New Dreams is a documentary film on the stories and aspirations of street children and HIV/AIDS affected women from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The film examines the link between children's rights and women's rights; as well as child labor, education, HIV/AIDS and migration.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Discussion with Navanethem "Navi" Pillay on "Human Rights, Rule of Law and the Challenges of Civil Society Activism".

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

Please join the Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and Scholars at Risk for a discussion on the human rights movement in China and the ways in which legal advocacy is developing as a form of political resi

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM

David L. Phillips will be discussing his new book An Uncertain Ally: Turkey Under Erdogan's Dictatorship at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on Wednesday, April 5th.