Archived News & Events

December 12, 2012 Archives and Human Rights  Silvia Tandeciarz, Carlos Osorio, Betsy Konefal, Catherine Kennedy and Nina Schneider speak on archives and human rights research in Latin America and South Africa. 
402B International Affaris Building
more info

June 6, 2012


Examining the Role of Narrative in Human Rights Advocacy, Documentation and Justice-Seeking.
Jerome Greene Annex, Columbia Law School
6:00pm-8:00pm   more info

April 16 - May 17, 2012


The Execution of Troy Davis: a photo documentary
Lecture and Discussion with photographer, Scott Langley
Lerner Hall, Columbia University 
6:30-800pm  April 11
Photo exihibit in Lehman Library, April 16-May 17
April 3, 2012 CHRDR Acquires Physicians for Human Rights Archives
December 8, 2011 CHRDR Hosts 50 Years: Amnesty International USA and Human Rights Advocacy
Jerome Greene Annex, Columbia Law School
September 24 - October 31, 2011 Srebrenica Memorial Quilt Exhibit in the Lehman Social Sciences Library
May 28 - June 1, 2011 Presentation on Collecting the Human Rights Web, at LVI Annual Meeting of SALALM, Preserving Memory: Documenting and Archiving Latin American Human Rights
March 1, 2011 CPJ@ Columbia:  30 Years of Defending Press Freedom

April 19, 2010

Committee to Protect Journalists Archive to be Housed at the CHRDR

April 6, 2010

Public Nominations now being accepted for Human Rights Web Archive
January 27, 2010 Pamela Graham Named Director of Area Studies/Global Resources Division and CHRDR Director
October 16-17, 2009 Caste and Contemporary India Conference [program]
CHRDR Launches Online Exhibit “Caste, Ambedkar, and Contemporary India” in Conjunction with Conference
Exhibit site

December 8, 2009

Human Rights Web Archive Page launched;
FAQ and Web Resources Collection Program Pages now available

August 28, 2009

Grant Supports Innovative Web Archiving Program at Columbia Libraries

June 25, 2009

Columbia University Libraries Receives $716K Mellon Grant for Web Content Collection and Archiving
October 4, 2007 Conference: Human Rights Archives and Documentation: Meeting the Needs of Research, Teaching, Advocacy and Social JusticeVideo available
June 10, 2007 Oral History Research Office's Summer Institute focuses on Human Rights

April 26, 2007

David Magier appointed Director of CHRDR
December 6, 2006 Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research event: featured speaker, Wole Soyinka, with special guest, President Václav Havel  Video available
March 1, 2006 Human Rights Watch Researcher to Speak at Columbia on Exhibition of Children’s Drawings from the Darfur Crisis
February 6, 2006 Panel on Human Rights Documentation and Archiving
February 2, 2006 Exhibition of Children's Drawings from the Darfur Crisis Opens at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs
July 7, 2005 Human Rights Watch Archive Film Program Commemorates Srebrenica

November 29, 2005

Amnesty International USA Archive to be Housed at Columbia University’s Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research

May 19, 2005

New Grant Supports Creation of Human Rights Documentation and Research Center

May 5, 2005

MacArthur Foundation Supports Columbia Libraries’ New Human Rights Center