CFA: 2016 Institute for the Study of Human Rights Summer Program at Columbia University
Deadline: May 12, 2016 (Session 1), June 23, 2016 (Session 2)
ISHR’s summer program, developed in conjunction with Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, emphasizes the interaction between human rights theory and practice and offers students the opportunity to explore human rights both inside and outside the classroom.
Courses may be taken independently or as part of the four-course Human Rights Summer Certification of Professional Achievement. All human rights summer courses are offered at the 4000-level for academic credit and are open to non-degree, degree, and visiting students.
Throughout the summer, students are invited to attend discussions, trainings, performances, films, and other events that engage with the human rights community in New York City. Students also have the opportunity to learn from human rights practitioners through in-class guest lectures and optional site visits to human rights organizations.
Session 1 (D): May 23 – July 1
- Introduction to Human Rights
- International Human Rights Movement: Past, Present, Future
- Women, Gender, and Political Violence
- Displacement and Forced Migration
Session 2 (Q): July 5 – August 12
- International Human Rights Law
- Human Rights and Visual Culture
- Human Rights and Global Economic Justice
- Course descriptions & scheduling
- Human Rights Certification of Professional Achievement
- Calendar and Deadlines
Please see the report from the 2015 Summer Program for more details about the program.
Additional information is available at http://sps.columbia.edu/summer.
Please see our attached flyer for more details about the 2016 program.