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Friday, October 8, 2021
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race are glad to inform you that we are now accepting applications for the 2022 International Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Policy (ISSP). This program also enjoys the cooperation of the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and the University of British Columbia (Canada).
by Elsa Stamatopoulou*
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

We are very glad that Columbia now celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The University has followed the appeal of Native American students and numerous other students, faculty and staff over the years asking for this Day to be honored. The celebration of the Day is a clear trend among various other universities as well as cities and states in this country.

History of the Day

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

2016 HRAP participant, Samuel Matsikure, was interviewed by Bustop.tv about his work as the program manager at Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ), a leading local LGBTQI organisation.“Coming from a very conservative society, to be where I am right now meant that I had to take bold decisions.

Monday, October 4, 2021
Alum Trisha Mukherjee, CC '21, co-created the podcast People • Place • Power with Benjamin Swift (Colorado College).
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
ISHR's Human Rights Research Fellowship supports Columbia University faculty, conducting research related to human rights, and will provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable research experience. ISHR will award up to three student research stipends in the amount of $1,500 in the 2021-2022 academic year.
Students who receive the Human Rights Research Fellowship are expected to complete approximately 80-120 hours of research assistance. Specific research opportunities for students will be announced as they become available. 

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