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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The ISHR Human Rights Research Fellowship will provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable research experience, while supporting the work of Columbia faculty conducting human rights-related research. Students who receive the Fellowship are expected to complete approximately 80-120 hours of research assistance during the academic year. The research opportunities selected for the 2021-2022 academic year are available below. ISHR will award one research stipend per opportunity in the amount of $1,500.

Varsha Vijayakumar
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Varsha Vijayakumar (she/they) shares her experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far.

In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?

MA Human Rights Studies, Spring 2023

Monday, November 22, 2021

2016 Advocate Jeffrey Wambaya of ISHTAR MSM in Kenya presented two papers with senior staff from SAGE—Advocacy and Services for LGBT at the International Federation on Ageing 15th Global Conference, which was held in Canada in November. The papers were Advances and Challenges in Ageing Specific to LGBT People and Religious and Cultural Norms in Ageing.

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Kemal Pervanic, who attended the 2012 Human Rights Advocates Program, and Project V Architecture of the UK recently won the silver prize for Europe from the the Swiss Lafarge-Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction for their project Restoring Common Ground in Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Anna Savva
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Anna Savva (she/her) shares her experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far.

In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?

Human Rights Studies Masters Program; Spring 2023