Pozen Family Center for Human Rights

The University of Chicago Pozen Family Center for Human Rights is a unique interdisciplinary program committed to a model that explores human rights issues and questions both in theory and practice. We invite you to use the links on the left menu to learn more about our Center, including human rights initiatives, an internship program, a rigorous curriculum and undergratuate minor, visiting professors, community events, student awards, graduate student resources, and alumni news. We love hearing from our students, community, and alumni, so please contact us!

Featured News and Announcements

Human Rights Internship Report Back Panels!

Human Rights Internship Report Back Panels take place throughout the autumn and winter quarters. With 3-4 student presenters at each session, they are an opportunity for the previous summer intern cohort to share their experiences with the campus community. It is also a great opportunity for prospective interns to learn more about the Internship Program!

Questions? Contact Michal Ran-Rubin, Internship Coordinator.

The Report Back schedule for 2014-2015 will be updated here as details are finalized.

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Commemorating El Mozote at the University of Chicago

This series commemorating El Mozote is a collaboration between the Chicago Presents! concert series, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, the Center for Latin American Studies, and the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights, with support from the family of the late

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Child Migration & Human Rights in a Global Age: a two-part Lunchtime Series

Please join us for two exciting events in October! Both events will be held in Classics 110 (1010 E. 59th St, Chicago, 60637).

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Announcing the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights!

The family of Richard and Ann Pozen has donated $6 million to human rights education at the University of Chicago, bringing the Pozens’ total giving to the program to $7.5 million. In honor of their generosity, the program will be named the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights. Read the full story here!

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