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Monday, November 28, 2022
 
An essay with the above-mentioned title was published this month as Chapter 13 for the Handbook of Linguistic Human Rights, Robert Phillipson and Tove Skutnabb-Kangas eds,,  Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, Hoboken N.J., pp. 195-209, 2022; also available online, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/9781119753926.ch13.
 
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Monday, October 24, 2022
The 2022 Program (3 to 21 October 2022) was successfully completed on October 21st. The Program is cosponsored by Columbia’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and enjoys the collaboration of the University of British Columbia and the University of Auckland.
Twenty-two participants from ten countries participated in this year’s Program, which took place in a remote format.
Monday, October 24, 2022
Aviâja Egede Lynge,  Spokesperson for Children’s Rights in Greenland, gave a talk at Columbia on the above-mentioned topic on October 17th, 2022. The event was co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race.
Monday, October 24, 2022
ISHR was just informed that Columbia's University Seminars Committee has awarded  $5,000 towards publication costs of our book that Duke is publishing next year on Indigenous Peoples and Borders. The book is co-edited by Prof. Sheryl Lightfoot and Prof. Elsa Stamatopoulou. It contains fourteen chapters, has an interdisciplinary approach, and puts forward a global perspective from authors writing from around the world.  The relevant Committee of University Seminars responded to the application of Prof.
by Elsa Stamatopoulou*
Monday, October 3, 2022
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. We note that this year Indigenous Peoples’ Day is marked by various events around campus, a positive development indeed.
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