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One Community, One Book

The "One Community, One Book" reading program was initiated in 2001 by Professor Emeritus Burns H.Weston and Dorothy M. Paul.  Paul coordinated the program through 2006 and it cont...

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Working Groups

The UICHR solicits proposals from UI faculty for funded scholarly projects or initiatives related to human rights concerns. Since 2012, the UICHR has sought to increase its presenc...

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Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics

The Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics was established in 2014 with the aim of bringing together scholars and educators from across the state to facilitate innovative, collabor...

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Human Rights and the Just City

The "Human Rights Community" InitiativeIn 2015, the UI Center for Human Rights (UICHR) invited the Iowa City Human Rights Commission (ICHRC) to join in a partnership to build a “Hu...

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Human Rights Education Training

Throughout its history, the UICHR has promoted engagement with the international human rights framework among educators, scholars, and students. To that end, it has hosted and cosp...

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Human Rights Courses

The UICHR regularly offers courses that explore complex issues and subjects related to human rights. These courses are part of the Certificate in Human Rights, but are open to any ...

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Human Rights Index

We publish a wide range of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, translations, photography, and work in emerging forms by both established and emerging writers.

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