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Buffalo Human Rights Center

University at Buffalo (public) – School of Law

http://wings.buffalo.edu/law/BHRC/

The Buffalo Human Rights Center fosters coursework, research, scholarship and practical experience in the human rights field. It also maintains a wide range of cooperative links with human rights organizations, human rights programs in other universities, think-tanks, and governmental or quasi-governmental agencies interested in human rights.

Publications / Reports
Buffalo Human Rights Law Review is an annual publication comprised of international human rights articles contributed by activists and scholars.
http://wings.buffalo.edu/law/BHRC/bhrlr.html

E-mail
buffalohrc@gmail.com

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=33503219418&ref=mf

 

Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research

Columbia University (private)

http://library.columbia.edu/indiv/humanrights.html

Founded in 1986, the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research trains teachers, researchers, and defenders working in the multidisciplinary sphere of human rights. The Center distributes global collections—primary and secondary resources such as archives and internal documents of human rights organizations—and increases their visibility and accessibility through programs and projects of collaboration and librarian services.
 
Online resources and databases
Databases for Amnesty International USA, Center for the Study of Human Rights (Columbia University), Committee for Health in Southern Africa, Committee of Concerned Scientists, and Human Rights Watch are available online
http://library.columbia.edu/indiv/humanrights/archive_collections.html

A list of resources and suggestions for online human rights research is available online 
http://library.columbia.edu/indiv/humanrights/guide.html

E-mail
chrdr@columbia.edu

Institute for the Study of Human Rights

Columbia University (private)

http://hrcolumbia.org/

Founded in 1978, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights commits to three main objectives: providing human rights education to the students of Columbia University, developing interdisciplinary academic research, and offering its expertise in capacity building to human rights leaders, universities, and organizations around the world. The Institute has the distinctive feature of being the first academic center in the world to be founded on an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human rights.

Publications / Reports
A list of the Center's publications is available online
http://hrcolumbia.org/publications/

E-mail
ishr@columbia.edu

 

Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion

Columbia University (private)

http://www.sipa.columbia.edu/cdtr/

Founded in 2006, the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion promotes research activities and education on the systems and tensions between religion, tolerance, and democracy in the world. The Center focuses on five main goals:

  • Novel approaches to religion and international affairs;
  • Democracy and religion in research and practice;
  • Tolerance, conflict, and religious difference: problems, histories, and compromise;
  • Religion, human rights, and public policy;
  • Experiments of “track-two” diplomacy: religious international conflict and tolerance in sacred places.

Publications / Reports
Publications written by Columbia University Professors are accessible online
http://www.sipa.columbia.edu/cdtr/pubs/index.html

Online resources and databases
Podcasts of Center discussions are available online
http://www.sipa.columbia.edu/cdtr/media/index.html

E-mail
cdtr@columbia.edu

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/myCDTR

 

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution

Teachers College (private), in collaboration with Columbia University

http://www.tc.columbia.edu/icccr/

Founded in 1986, the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution commits to developing knowledge and practice to promote peaceful conflict resolution, effective cooperation and social justice. Based in scholarship, the ICCCR emphasizes the links between theory, research, and practice and collaborates with individuals, groups, organizations, and communities for resolving conflicts and developing peaceful relations.

Publications / Reports
Public access to ICCCR Founder and Professor Emeritus Morton Deutsch's publications is available online. Dr. Deutsch, a world-renowned scholar on conflict resolution and eminent social psychologist, has been the recipient of numerous awards for his extensive work in the field.
http://www.tc.columbia.edu/icccr/index.asp?Id=Publications&Info=Morton+Deutsch+Publications

E-mail
icccr@tc.columbia.edu

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/nonproliferation#!/pages/The-Center-for-International-Humanitarian-Cooperation/231374310614

 

Human Rights Institute

Columbia University (private) – School of Law

http://www.law.columbia.edu/center_program/human_rights

Founded in 1998, the Human Rights Institute serves as the focal point of international human rights education, scholarship, and practice at Columbia Law School. The Institute develops an extensive human rights curriculum and builds connections between theory and practice, between law and other disciplines, between constitutional rights and international human rights, and between Columbia Law School and the human rights movement around the world.

Publications / Reports
A list of publications is available online
http://www.law.columbia.edu/human-rights-institute/publications

E-mail
hri@law.columbia.edu
 
 

Center for International Conflict Resolution

Columbia University (private) – School of International and Public Affairs

http://sipa.columbia.edu/cicr/

The Center for International Conflict Resolution (CICR) contributes to international deadly conflict resolution through research, education, and practice. Based on a participatory approach to promote long-term peace processes, the CICR strives to increase understanding of international conflicts through innovative research and commits to offering courses, fellowships, scholarships and training programs that disseminate knowledge about conflicts and their causes.

Publications / Reports
The Conflict Resolution Journal is an online project promoted by School of International and Public Affairs students at Columbia University. The journal, focused on conflict resolution in academic, institutional, and professional contexts, provides a wide range of conflict resolution resources online.
http://www.cicr-columbia.org/?page_id=608

Online resources and databases
A selective information guide to library materials and online resources regarding international conflict resolution, disarmament, arms control. and peacekeeping is available online
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/lehman/guides/icr.html

An African Studies virtual library of internet resources is available online
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/

E-mail
cicr@columbia.edu

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/pages/CICR-at-Columbia-University/161681364321

 

Center for Human Rights and Global Justice

New York University (private) – School of Law

http://www.chrgj.org/  

Founded in 2002, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice was founded to bring together and expand the teaching, research, internship, and publishing activities of NYU’s School of Law on international human rights law issues. The Center generates substantive, cutting-edge contributions to human rights research and legal scholarship and engages in public affairs to contribute to on-going human rights policy debates.

Publications / Reports
The Center's research reports are available online
http://www.chrgj.org/publications/reports.html

The Center's working paper series and compilation of legal scholarship are available online
http://www.chrgj.org/publications/wp.html

Online resources and databases
A bibliography of the Center's human rights publications is available online
http://www.chrgj.org/publications/bibliography.html

A list of the Center's research and projects involving public policy and advocacy efforts is available online
http://www.chrgj.org/projects/

A list of Center events is available online
http://www.chrgj.org/events/

E-mail
law.chrgj@nyu.edu

 

Leitner Center for International Law and Justice

Fordham University (private)– School of Law

http://leitnercenter.org/

Founded in 1989, the mission of the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice is to promote social justice around the world through encouraging knowledge and respect for international law and international human rights standards. The Center furthers this aim by sponsoring education, scholarship, and human rights advocacy, as well as promoting collaboration between law students, scholars, and human rights defenders at home and abroad.

Publications / Reports
The Center's research activities are available online
http://leitnercenter.org/publications/

Online resources and databases
A list of past Center events such as the Brown Bag Lunch Speaker Series, international conferences and film screenings, which involve activists and scholars related to pressing human rights issues is available online
http://leitnercenter.org/speaker/

E-mail
LeitnerCenter@law.fordham.edu

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/LeitnerCenter

 

 

Last update

14/3/2012