Columbia’s 2017 Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Policy Now OPEN for Applications


The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER) is now accepting applications from researchers, professionals, practitioners, and advanced students who wish to participate in an intensive two-week summer immersion program at Columbia University on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Policy. The program runs from May 22 – June 3, 2017 and the deadline for application is January 15, 2017.

With a central focus on human rights, the program provides an overview and analysis of the major questions in indigenous affairs today, as they have emerged globally in the last decades. The program has an interdisciplinary approach and incorporates lectures and workshops on the most recent and innovative academic research and policy debates on indigenous peoples’ issues. It is complemented by visits to the United Nations and a Native American Nation, lectures and discussions with United Nations officials, officials of a Native American Nation and representatives of Indigenous organizations.

Review the flyer to learn more information and the application process.


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