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Niousha Roshani is an anthropologist and human rights consultant specializing in childhood and youth in conflict-affected regions. As a fellow at the Berkman Center, she will investigate the discourse of media and young people of African descent in Colombia and Brazil from a political, social, and economic perspective.

She is currently the Executive Director of the Nukanti Foundation for Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to leveraging sports and the arts as tools for engaging, educating, and empowering youth to address the social impacts of long-standing conflict, poverty, and human-rights violations.

Niousha is completing her PhD in Anthropology at the University College London (UCL) and holds a Master’s degree in International Development from Cornell University. 


Projects & Tools

Harmful Speech Online

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society is in the third year of a research, policy analysis, and network building effort devoted to the study of harmful speech, in close… More


Publications

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016

Grassroots Perspectives on Hate Speech, Race, and Inequality in Brazil and Colombia

Through interviews with leaders of civil society organizations (CSOs) and a review of existing literature, this study discusses efforts and interventions that CSOs have employed… More


Events

Apr 15, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

Conectados al Sur - Breakfast of Ideas

Hate speech, Race and Inequality in Colombia and Brazil

The Breakfast of Ideas event seeks to gather both people from Latin American and individuals who have a sincere interest in Latin American affairs revolving around issues of… More