Past Events

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Winners of the Human Rights Essay Contest along with other selected participants are invited to present their papers and discuss their human rights research with faculty and fellow students. Please join us and add your perspective to the discussion.

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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