Friday, December 1, 2023

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia (right), a co-founder of The Abolition Institute, and his colleagues led a high-profile US delegation on a fact-finding mission to Mauritania from October 29 to November 7, 2023.  During the visit they met with human rights leaders and heard stories from victims. "This visit is an unprecedented boost to our collective struggle,” said Dr. Alassane Dia, President of Touche Pas Ma Nationality, an organization fighting statelessness.

Call for applications
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) is inviting students to apply for the Human Rights Research Award. 

Monday, November 13, 2023
2016 Advocate Samuel Matsikure was honored with the 2023 African Feather of the Year Award at Africa's biggest queer awards ceremony which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa. 
A new book edited by Sheryl Lightfoot and Elsa Stamatopoulou - Duke University Press
Monday, November 13, 2023
With a global perspective, the book is mainly the result of research presented at the 2019 interdisciplinary International Symposium organized at Columbia by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, with the Arctic University of Norway and the University of British Columbia as co-organizers, and cosponsored by other Columbia departments, other universities and two non-governmental organizations.
Click here for the dedicated web link to the book on Duke’s site.
Alberta Christina Cahya Pertiwi
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Alberta Christina Cahya Pertiwi 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?