Past Events

Monday, October 16, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

During book talk entitled "Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes" with Professor Richard Ashby Wilson, the participants will discuss how international and national armed conflicts are usually preceded by a media campaign in which public figures foment ethnic, national, raci

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.”