Past Events

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Larry Cox has been working for peace, justice and human rights around the world for more than four decades. A graduate of Union Theological Seminary, he recently stepped down as Co-Director of Kairos: The Center on Religions, Rights and Social Justice.

Seventy years ago, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Drafted under Chairwoman Eleanor Roosevelt, the UDHR inaugurated the modern international human rights system.
Friday, March 15, 2019 1145 AM - 1:30 PM

In conjunction with the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), The Prospect Hill Foundation, and The Sperry Fund invite you to a side event on Empowering Women and Girls Through Advocacy.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:40 PM - 8:40 PM

Speakers: Omer Kanat, Director, Uyghur Human Rights Project; Darren Byler, Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington; Tahir Imin, Founder of Uigher Times
Moderator: Jessica Batke, Senior Editor, ChinaFile.

Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

What professional opportunities are available to human rights students?

What skills, credentials, and experiences are valuable?

What are the benefits and challenges of various types of human rights work?