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New Ideas For A Changing World

The Human Rights Certificate Program seeks to broaden understanding of human rights issues and to identify solutions to them on an interdisciplinary basis.

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Weston Essay Prize Winners

The UICHR sponsors the annual Burns H. Weston International Human Rights Essay Prize. Each year, two awards are made: one to an undergraduate and another to a graduate or professional school student.

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Student Internships

The UICHR's internship programs offer students the opportunity to explore careers and projects in various fields related to human rights. Each year, interns work in the UICHR office and in locations around the globe.

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  1. New Ideas For A Changing World
  2. Weston Essay Prize Winners
  3. Student Internships

the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR) has as its mission the promotion and protection of human rights at home and abroad through distinguished multidisciplinary leadership in human rights research, education, and public service to The University of Iowa, its surrounding communities, the State of Iowa, and beyond.

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"At the River I Stand": Film Screening and Discussion

at 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

2018 marks 50 years since the tragic asssassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. See the award-winning film that chronicles the civil and labor rights struggles surrounding this tumultuous turning...

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"International Principles of Access to Archives" — Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professorship Keynote Lecture by Trudy Huskamp Peterson

at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Old Capitol Museum

This lecture is part of the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence and Social Justice, in which practicing archivists, engaged scholars, and interdisciplinary artists...

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UI Center for Human Rights

1120 University Capitol Centre
The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242