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Humanity in Action Releases Six New Action Project Videos

September 11, 2014 Tags: action projects

Humanity in Action is pleased to release six new videos on the outstanding work of its Senior Fellows. The videos below offer a brief overview of six Action Projects, which are a central component of the Humanity in Action Fellowship. The videos premiered at the 2014 Humanity in Action… Read more

Humanity in Action Holds Its Fifth International Conference in S√łnderborg, Denmark

June 26, 2014 Tags: hia conference, hia events, hia programs, denmark

The Fifth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference is taking place in Sønderborg, Denmark from Thursday, June 26 through Sunday, June 29.

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The 2014 Humanity in Action Fellowship Begins in Europe

June 09, 2014 Tags: hia programs, paris, berlin, copenhagen, warsaw, amsterdam

The 2014 Humanity in Action Fellowship began on May 31 in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris and Warsaw. Humanity in Action selected 113 outstanding Fellows from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Germany, Greece, France, The Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States to participate in this year’s program.

All participants will gather in Sønderborg,… Read more

Humanity in Action Announces the 2014 Recipients of the Diplomacy & Diversity Fellowship

April 04, 2014

April 4, 2014—Humanity in Action announced today the names of the 24 inaugural recipients of the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship. The 2014 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship will bring together American and European graduate students for an intense and intellectually challenging program in Washington, D.C. and Paris from May 17 to June 14, 2014. The 2014… Read more

20 Years in the Shadow: The Role and Possibilities of the Youth in Rwanda after the Genocide

February 25, 2014 Tags: rwanda, genocide, remembrance, denmark, copenhagen

20 Years in the Shadow - Rwanda 2014 from Humanity in Action Denmark.

Humanity in Action Denmark commemorated the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda during the first week of March. The project brought two… Read more

Humanity in Action Denmark Hosts Free2Choose-Create Program

January 29, 2014 Tags: media, denmark, copenhagen, education, tech and human rights

Humanity in Action Denmark hosted 16 students from all of Scandinavia in a Free2Choose-Create seminar in Copenhagen this January, partnering with the Peace House in Uppsala and the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. The Free2Choose-Create program is a concept developed by the Anne Frank House, in which young people from different regions and countries are brought together to discuss human rights… Read more

Meet the 2014 Lantos-Humanity in Action Congressional Fellows

December 13, 2013

Humanity in Action is proud to introduce the 2014 Lantos-Humanity in Action Congressional Fellows. 

Each year, Humanity in Action and the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice bring together a small group of outstanding students and young professionals from around the world for four-month professional fellowships at the United States Congress. The Lantos-Humanity in… Read more

Humanity in Action Denmark Will Commemorate the Rescue of the Danish Jews

August 15, 2013 Tags: holocaust, holocaust education, copenhagen, hia events, hia programs, danish rescue

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce an exciting conference that Humanity in Action Denmark is organizing this fall to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the flight and rescue of the Jews of Denmark during the Second World War.  

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This conference,… Read more

Senior Fellow Mariko Silver Appointed President of Bennington College

July 07, 2013 Tags: senior fellows, education

Humanity in Action is proud to congratulate Senior Fellow Mariko Silver on her appointment as President of Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont.  Mariko Silver completed the Humanity in Action Fellowship in Denmark in 1997.  She has made outstanding contributions to Humanity in Action as a Senior Fellow, speaker… Read more

Humanity in Action Holds Its Fourth International Conference in Warsaw

July 07, 2013 Tags: warsaw, hia conference

The Fourth Annual International Conference took place in Warsaw, Poland from the evening of Thursday, June 27 through Sunday, June 30. The conference was held at the newly opened Museum of the History of Polish Jews.  Nearly 300 attendees enjoyed Read more