Thursday, July 1, 2021

Last week, 1993 HRAP Alumni Aung Myo Min was featured on PBS' Newshour program, explaining the human rights approach of the National Unity Government (NUG) in Myanmar. Aung Myo Min currently serves as Minister of Human Rights for the NUG. Find the full Newshour segment here.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Last month, an article entitled 'The past in our art: confronting the contemporary in an ancient society' by AHDA alumna (2015) Hasini A. Haputhanthri from Sri Lanka has been highlighted in the special issue of the Journal of the British Academy. Find the full article at the following link:

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Last week, the European Observatory on Memories (EUROM) launched a new research for the implementation of the Spanish case of reparation and memorialization, based on a project within the 

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The Women and Gender in Global Affairs (WGGA) Network is seeking a company to develop a new website; ensure the migration of the site to a new server with an assured service level as set out in this TOR, as well as website maintenance and hosting on a secure platform.


Saturday, June 19, 2021

Today the Institute for the Study of Human Rights celebrates Juneteenth. Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in all 50 states. Although President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1st, 1863, it was not read to enslaved people in Texas until two and a half years later, on June 19th, 1865. On this day, Union soldiers alerted enslaved people in Galveston, Texas that the war was over and they were free. June 19th is sometimes referred to as “Juneteenth Independence Day,” “Freedom Day,” or “Emancipation Day”.