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The Leonard and Shirley Goldstein Center for Human Rights

  • During this time of social distancing and remote learning at UNO, we want to ensure that you have the information you need to be successful. Use this page as a resource for contacts and other information.

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  • Prof. Najeeba Syeed will give the 2020 Goldstein Lecture on Human Rights on September 24, 2020

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  • Human Rights Week 2020 will take place virtually September 21-29. All events are free but require registration!

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  • ID is now accepting submissions for Volume X. Due September 1, 2020

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  • Richard Goldstone on Bak: The Current State of International Criminal Justice

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A nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization that promotes the understanding of human rights issues through teaching, research, creative activity, and community engagement.


The Leonard and Shirley Goldstein Center for Human Rights was established in January 2018 in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.  The Center is faculty governed, student centered, and community engaged.  It is composed of over thirty affiliated faculty from five Colleges at UNO.   

The Goldstein Center for Human Rights is the product of a decades long partnership between the Goldstein family and the Religious Studies program at UNO.