Friday, November 11, 2022

2016 Advocate Aehshatou Manu is at COP 27 in Egypt. She participated in a panel discussion on the impact of climate change on Indigenous Women. She shared the following with ISHR about the panel: “We focused on using traditional knowledge to adapt and mitigate the impact of climate change in our communities.” Earlier in the day, she spoke at another event on the impact of climate change in Africa and proposed some mitigation strategies.

Thursday, November 10, 2022
The ISHR Human Rights Research Award 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 Prize are expected to complete approximately 80-120 hours of research assistance during the academic year. The research opportunities selected for the 2022-2023 academic year are available below. ISHR will award one research prize per opportunity in the amount of $1,500.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022

2021-22 Advocate Mario D'andrea Cañas, the Director of Civilis Derechos Humanos in Venezuela, was a participant in the 2022 Defenders’ Days Conference sponsored by Civil Rights Defenders. 200 human rights defenders from 50 countries gathered in Stockholm where they had a safe space to network, exchange knowledge, and attend workshops over a week.

Dominique Cagliuso
Monday, November 7, 2022
In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?
M.A. Human Rights Studies; Fall 2023
What is your research focus? What drew you to this particular issue or set of issues?
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

On October 2nd, 2022, the National Gallery of Art opened the exhibition, “Sargent in Spain,” featuring works of art created by John Singer Sargent during his seven trips to Spain. Several of the paintings depict Spanish Roma people and their lifestyle. Cristiana Grigore, founder of the Roma Peoples Project at Columbia University, was invited to be part of an advisory group assembled by the National Gallery to examine and reframe the narratives around depictions of Roma people.