IICAS Human Rights Fellowship
IICAS is no longer accepting applications for the 2013 Human Rights Fellowship.
Deadline for applications: 3 PM, Monday, March 4, 2013
Interested students are invited to attend an informational session on Monday, January 14th, at 12pm in the Social Sciences Building (SSB), Room 107.
UC Berkeley's Human Rights Center occasionally receives solicitations from organizations interested in working with fellows. See UCB's HRC website:http://www.law.berkeley.edu/HRCweb/application.html
Contact Dr. Gershon Shafir, IICAS Director, at (858) 822-5295 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
2013-2014 Human Rights Fellowship Recipient
Congratulations to the recipient of the 2013-2014 Human Rights Fellowship:
- Davorn Sisavath, Department of Ethnic Studies, working with Legacies of War on "Refuse & Refuge: The Right to a Healthy Environment for the People of Laos"
- 2012 Recipient:
Leonora Paula, Graduate Student, Department of Literature, working with the Union of Housing Movements in Sao Paulo (UMMSP) on “Urban Housing Rights in Brazil: More than Just 'A Roof and Four Walls'”
- 2011 Recipients:
Kelsey Ellis, Undergraduate Student, Department of Structural Engineering, working with Ghana Africa International Operations (GAIO) on “Building a Community and Cultural Center in Akwatia, Ghana”
Oliver Ting, Graduate Student, Department of Literature, working with the Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee on “Komal Gandhar’s Strategies of Self-representation to Combat Discrimination Against Children of Sex Workers” (Komal Gandhar is a dance and theater youth group in Kolkata, India)
- 2010 Recipients:
F. Candler Hallman, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, working with FAIR (Families Acting for Innocent Relatives) on "Public Debates Over Active and Passive Resistance in the Northern Irish and Palestinian Victims' Rights Movements"
Stephen Meyers, Graduate Student, Department of Sociology, working with the European-based Handicap International and the US-based Disability Rights Fund on “The Right to Inclusive Education in Nicaragua”
- 2009 Recipients:
Cathleen Kozen, Graduate Student, Department of Ethnic Studies, working with Campaign For Justice: Redress Now for Japanese Latin Americans! (CFJ) on “‘Never Again!’ Tracing Japanese Latin American Redress and a Politics of Human Rights as Historical Justice”
Viviana MacManus, Graduate Student, Department of Literature, working with Association of the Ex-Detained Disappeared (AEDD) on “Vestiges of Violence: The Politics of Memory and Justice in Post-Dictatorship Argentina”
- 2008 Recipient:
Scott Boehm, Graduate Student, Department of Spanish Literature and Cultural Studies, with the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory (ARMH) on “Memory and Justice? Spain 30 Years After the “Pact of Forgetting” Francoist Violence”