Topic: Human rights

Embrey Family Foundation Grant to Establish Women's & Gender Studies Professorship

Sept. 4, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas A $680,890 grant from the Embrey Family Foundation will bolster teaching, research and outreach efforts in the Center for Women's and Gender Studies (CWGS) at The University of Texas at Austin, and will include funding for a new Women's and Gender Studies professorship focusing on critical human rights.

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Guatemalan National Police Archive

Jan. 27, 2012
Guatemalan National Police Archive

Through an unexpected discovery of a cache of incriminating government documents, the University of Texas Libraries are finding new relevance as custodian of the fragile historical record of human rights.

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Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional

Jan. 27, 2012
Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional

Watch a Spanish-language video: Through an unexpected discovery of a cache of incriminating government documents, the University of Texas Libraries are finding new relevance as custodian of the fragile historical record of human rights.

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Digital Window Into Guatemala's Past to Launch at Conference on the Politics of Memory

Nov. 22, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin will launch a digital archive that consists of some 12 million pages of records from the Guatemalan Historical National Police Archive (known as Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional or AHPN), making online resources publicly accessible to researchers, human rights activists, prosecutors and ordinary citizens.

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Latin American, Human Rights Centers Present Film Series

March 15, 2011

The Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI) and the Benson Latin American Collection are collaborating with the Brazil Center at the Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies (LLILAS) and Kinobras to bring a Brazil and human rights film series to The University of Texas at Austin.

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