The Human Rights Consortium co-convenes up to three postgraduate research students' conferences per academic year, bringing together postgraduate students working in the fields of human rights and social justice from across the UK. The conferences provide a forum to stimulate research on contemporary human rights issues and to enable research students to present and discuss their research in progress.

The conferences are co-organised with the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex and the Glasgow Human Rights Network at the University of Glasgow.

Human Rights Research Students’ Conference November 2016

Date: Friday 11 November 2016, 9.00am - 6.00pm

Location: Senate House, School of Advanced Study, University of London

On 11th November 2016, the Human Rights Consortium organised Human Rights Postgraduate Research Students’ conference, as part of a conference series aimed at students working within the broad interdisciplinary field of human rights and social justice. The conferences aim to stimulate research on contemporary human rights issues, problems, challenges and policies, and to facilitate the dissemination of such research.

The conferences are co-convened by the Human Rights Consortium, University of London, the Human Rights Centre, University of Essex and the Glasgow Human Rights Network, University of Glasgow.

Conference Programme
Call for papers