HIRC Director Debbie Anker joins 2018 Human Rights Symposium

On January 27th, a group of Harvard students held the inaugural human rights symposium Human Rights: Adapting to the Challenges of Our Times at the Kennedy School of Government. The Symposium was an opportunity for activists, scholars, and students to come together to discuss the challenges, and potential collaborations, for human rights movements across the globe. HIRC… Read More

Apply to be a 2018 Summer Fellow at HIRC!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Summer Fellowship at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program Interns will work primarily at Harvard during the summer months on Clinic cases of individuals seeking asylum and other humanitarian protections, as well as on policy advocacy and appellate litigation. Applicants are requested to submit the following… Read More

Upcoming Event on Turkey and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Join the Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change for “Turkey and the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Responses and Perspectives” on Tuesday, January 30th from 12 – 1 pm.  Since 2011, Turkey has received more than 3 million Syrian refugees, the largest community of Syrians displaced by the conflict.  This has had significant economic, political, security, social,… Read More