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Martin Luther King Day 2015
Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Nawal Mustafa and Sarah Asmelash partnered with Humanity in Action Netherlands in 2013 to create an annual event that not only commemorated the legacy of Dr. King, but also encouraged future activism in society’s most challenging issues.
Uncomfortable Bedfellows: Why Human Rights and Democracy Promotion Are Better Off Separate
Geert Spreekt Niet Voor Mij ("Geert Does Not Speak For Me")
Senior Fellow Spencer and his team developed wristbands with the text “Geert Spreekt Niet Voor Mij.” to extend the message of solidarity and non-discrimination in The Netherlands.
Higher Education: Privilege or Right for Surinamese Students?
The Exotic Other in Prostitution: Ethnic Fault-lines in Amsterdam's Sex Industry
Whitewashed Slavery Past? The (Lost) Struggle Against Ignorance about the Dutch Slavery History
Dutchifying Intersectionality: Intersectional Activism in the Netherlands (or the Lack Thereof?)
Senior Fellows Ernestine Cath, Yanée Ferrari, and Dario Vuković argue in this article for the need for the Dutch activism to be intersectional.
(A)Head of Her Times: The Sexual Politics of the Headscarf in the Netherlands
This article departs from earlier debate not just by discussing the sexual politics of the headscarf, but also by calling for action and outlining steps to begin actually resolving this question.
Humanity in Action Press
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.
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks
Humanity in Action: Collected Essays and Talks is an anthology of written works by Judith Goldstein, the Founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action. In this collection, Goldstein explores the central themes of Humanity in Action and its educational programming: human rights, the Second World War and the Holocaust, diversity, religious freedom, race relations, civil society and the arts.
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.
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.