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To Lesbos and Back Again: In a Continent That Has Forgotten Its Humanity
Nanna Vedel-Hertz, Master of Arts in Journalism, Media and Globalization, shares her experiences of travelling to a refugee camp on Lesbos, her disbelief in how human rights are discarded at the European borders and elsewhere, and the role of media.
'Stories From the Unity of the Realm' - Episode 1: 'Educate Yourself'
How much do Danes actually know about the Unity of the Realm? Find out by listening to 2020 Fellows Dima, Mahela, and Aastha's contribution to the Podcast Series with the episode 'Educate Yourself'.
How Humanity in Action Shaped My Recent Book on Human Rights
The book traces the role of human rights concerns in US foreign policy during the 1980s, focusing on the struggle among the Reagan administration and members of Congress. It demonstrates how pressure from Congress led the administration to reconsider its approach to human rights and craft a conservative human rights policy shaped by anti-communism and connected to selective attempts to promote democracy.
From Public Health Crisis to Human Rights Crisis: The Impact of COVID-19 on Marginalised Groups in Uganda
Senior Fellow and doctoral researcher Tanja Dittfeld shares her thoughts on the impact of COVID-19 on the most marginalized in Uganda.
COVID-19: A Smokescreen for Homophobia
Senior Fellow Tanja Dittfeld writes on how the LGBTQ+ community in Uganda is being targeted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pre-Genocide - Warnings and Readiness to Protect
An anthology of personal interpretations, by researchers and writers, about alarm bells and the readiness to protect prior to genocides. The essays in this volume focus on the 1930s before the Holocaust in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands and Denmark - as well as the years before the genocides in Armenia, Cambodia, Kurdistan, Rwanda and Bosnia.
ROMA - A Discussion of Diversity and the Treatment of Minorities in Europe: Unit 1
Explore the European Roma's history and the contemporary issues they face regarding race, identity, discrimination, and their impacts on European politics through the first unit of Humanity in Action Denmark's and CanopyLAB's e-course.
ROMA - A Discussion of Diversity and the Treatment of Minorities in Europe: Unit 2
Explore the European Roma's history and the contemporary issues they face regarding race, identity, discrimination, and their impacts on European politics through the second unit of Humanity in Action Denmark's and CanopyLAB's e-course.
Humanity in Action Press
Discover our international Humanity in Action publications:
Shifting Paradigms: Humanity in Action Senior Fellows on Policy and Pluralism Across Borders
Shifting Paradigms is a volume of diverse articles on cross-border policy and pluralism written by Humanity in Action Senior Fellows.
Two Trees in Jerusalem
Cornelia Schmalz-Jacobsen in her touching account "Two Trees in Jerusalem" tells about the resistance of her parents, Donata and Eberhard Helmrich, against the horrors of National Socialism.
Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity
Recognizing the intensification of transnational conflicts that both violently divide and intimately link our global communities, this book is a collection of diverse essays, which tackle international relations and migration.
Civil Society and the Holocaust: International Perspectives on Resistance and Rescue
In 2013, Humanity in Action Denmark held a conference in Copenhagen to mark the 70th anniversary of the flight and rescue of Danish Jewry. This book was published in association with the “October 1943” conference. The anthology examines how European societies dealt with the knowledge of the Nazi persecution of Jews in very different ways before, during and after the Holocaust.
Oktober '43: Danske jøders flugt til Sverige eller deportation til Theresienstad
Oktober '43: Danske jøders flugt til Sverige eller deportation til Theresienstad contains many interviews that explore the political considerations and decisions of Germany, Denmark and Sweden, the rescue mission across the Øresund strait and Sweden’s reception of the refugees.
Reflections on the Holocaust
The first book published by Humanity in Action, Reflections on the Holocaust is a collection of essays from Humanity in Action Fellows, Senior Fellows, Board members and lecturers from 1997 to 2010.