News

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.
History of the Day
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

On the occasion of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights pays tribute to the struggles of the Indigenous Peoples for dignity, justice, and human rights and stands in solidarity with Indigenous human rights defenders.

Monday, July 18, 2022

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 2023 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).

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

The Massive Open Online Course on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights prepared by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights just completed one year and a half of life (November 2020 to May 2022). The course was created in collaboration with Indigenous experts from around the world as well as Columbia’s CTL team.