Past Events

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

A story about two teenagers, a Rohingya girl and a Buddhist boy, segregated by conflict in Burma's Rakhine State.

Showing of the award-winning documentary followed by discussion with Burmese human rights activists Kyaw Hsan and Myo Win.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join 2017 Human Rights Advocate Carlos Asunsolo, the Human Rights Project Leader at the Research Center for the Teaching and Learning of the Law, for a discussion of the human rights crisis in Mexico, human rights education, and the role of law schools.

Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Columbia Libraries' Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research holds one of the single largest collections of human rights archives in the country, including the records of groups such as Amnesty International USA, Human Rights Watch, and the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

Join us and mix, share, and learn from the experience of our distinguished colleagues of the Human Rights Advocates Program!

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

Pierre Claver Mbonimpa will speak about the current crisis in Burundi and recent findings by the UN Human Rights Council that Burundi's top leaders and security agencies have committed crimes against humanity.