Friday, March 17, 2023

You are invited to apply for the 2023 Human Rights Thesis Competition to take place virtually on Tuesday, April 25 from 3 - 4:30pm ET. The event will feature a select group of UHRP and HRSMA students, who will deliver compelling, 5-minute presentations pertaining to their thesis topics. 

Monday, February 6, 2023

ISHR congratulates the 2022 Human Rights Research Award recipients: Akosua Akuoko, Giulia Campos, and Stephanie Starzynski. This award allows students to gain valuable research experience while supporting the work of Columbia faculty conducting human rights-related research.  

Akosua Akuoko

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is looking for a qualified human rights instructor to teach the following course during the Summer 2023 term, with the possibility of continued teaching in subsequent semesters. 

Friday, December 16, 2022

ISHR is pleased to announce the 2023 Human Rights Essay Contest. The contest aims to encourage and acknowledge students who have written exceptional academic papers that address issues related to human rights. Cash prizes will be awarded to two graduate students and to two undergraduate students. Contest winners, along with other selected participants, may be invited to present their essay at an ISHR event.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tetiana (Tanya) Kotelnykova, a first-year student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. (HRSMA) Program and a recipient of Columbia University’s Scholarship for Displaced Students, has launched a mentorship program for Ukrainian youth called “Mentor Ukraine.” The program connects Columbia students with Ukrainian young people.