Tag: Human Rights

The dark side of the World Cup

How politics, corruption and human rights abuses are tainting the world’s favorite sports tournament.

/ February 6, 2018

The Fight for Democratic Values in Ukraine: Confronting Propaganda and Corruption

Please join the Ukrainian Students Society and the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Taras Shevchenko and Yulia Marushevska. After the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine, Taras Shevchenko and Euromaidan activists co-founded the Reanimation Package of Reforms (RPR),...

/ December 5, 2017

Challenges Facing the Judiciary in Georgia: A Conversation With Nazibrola Janezashvili

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at Columbia’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a talk with Nazibrola Janezashvili, former Executive Director at the Unity of Judges of Georgia Association and a previous participant in the...

/ February 8, 2017

The State of Human Rights Practice, Thought and Advocacy in the Post-Soviet Space

Please join us for a talk with Nate Schenkkan, Project Director of Freedom House’s Nations in Transit. This event is part of the Harriman at 70 Lecture Series. Nate Schenkkan is the Project Director of Freedom House’s Nations in Transit, an annual...

/ November 30, 2016

The Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in Armenia

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at the Columbia Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a talk with Nvard Margaryan, Chairperson of PINK Armenia and participant in the Human Rights Advocates Program. The...

/ November 17, 2016

Nationalism and Human Rights: The Cultural Renovation of the Ukrainian Shistdesiatnyky

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Simone Bellezza (Visiting Assistant Professor, Columbia University). This talk will present the cultural ferment of the Ukrainian non-conformist intellectuals of the 1960s assessing its importance for...

/ November 3, 2016