News & Events


April 17, 2014 Visualizing Universalism: The UNESCO Human Rights Exhibition, 1949-53
Buell Hall, 1:00PM
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April 10, 2014 Defying Injustice:  Lessons from Defeating Apartheid to the Arab Spring.  An Interactive Dialogue Among Activists and Scholars
Jerome Greene Annex, Columbia Law School, 6:00pm
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December 9, 2013 A Talk by Sharon Sliwinski, author of Human Rights in Camera, on the 1949 UNESCO Human Rights Exhibition.
December 3, 2013 Forensics, Archives, and Transitional Justice in Guatemala
A talk by MarĂ­a Carrera, 2013 Human Rights Advocate, and Kate Doyle of the National Security Archive
Room 801, Institute of Latin American Studies, IAB Building
November 7, 2013 Visual Culture of Human Rights, A Conversation with Thomas Keenan
October 11, 2013 CHRDR Hosts Brazil:  Amnesty, Transitional Justice and the Legacies of Dictatorship
Kellogg Center, SIPA Building  8:30-5:00PM
Jerome Greene Annex,  Law School 5:30-7:00PM
October 7, 2013
Archives Week 2013, Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc.  Preserving the Records of Human Rights Advocacy at The Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research
Butler Library, Room 523,  12:30-2:00PM
Panel discussion featuring Christopher Laico, and Carolyn Kay Smith, Archivists and Alex Thurman, Web Resources Collection Coordinator.  Opening Remarks by Pamela Graham, Director of the CHRDR and display coordinated by Susan Kline, Project Archivist.
October 2, 2013 CHRDR Acquires Papers of Human Rights Advocate Joshua Rubenstein
September 17, 2013 Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here :  A Conversation with the Book Artists
Butler Library room 523, 6:00-8:00PM
Exhibit, 3rd Floor Butler Library, July 16- October 4th (EXTENDED!!)
April 9, 2013 CHRDR acquires Gay J. McDougall Papers and Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Southern Africa Project Papers.
March 14, 2013 Designing Culture: Public Interactives and the Architecture of Intimacy: Lessons from the AIDS Memorial Quilt Digital Experience Project
Ann Balsamo, Dean of the School of Media Studies, New School for Public Engagement.
Butler Library, Morningside Campus, Room 203, 12:00pm -1:30
March 17, 2013 CHRDR featured on HASTAC Sping Spotlight #3: Digital history's relationship to Human Rights Archives and Data Analysis
February 28, 2013
CHRDR receives CLIR Hidden Collections Grant for Human Rights Archives
February 15, 2013 Columbia University Libraries releases Human Rights Web Archive