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Date(s) - 27/11/2017 - 28/11/2017
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University of Padova, Human Rights Centre


International Conference “The Role of Human Rights Research: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities”

University of Padova, Aula Nievo, Palazzo del Bo, 27th – 28th November 2017

The University of Padova Human Rights Centre, in the framework of the activities of the International Joint Ph.D. Programme ‘Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance’, is organising an International Conference on the ‘Role of Human Rights Research: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities’. The Conference will take place on 27th and 28th November 2017.

The event aims primarily at delving into the various facets of the broader debate on the potential and limits of current and future human rights research from different disciplinary perspectives, and at providing an original contribution to discuss and improve the policy- and action-oriented effectiveness of human rights research.

Confirmed key-note speakers include: professor Todd Landman, University of Nottingham; professor Linda Hogan, Trinity College Dublin, professor Koen De Feyter, University of Antwerp.

A call for papers is open until 21st September 2017 to human rights scholars and researchers as well as to Ph.D candidates.

The Conference is organised in collaboration with: UNESCO Chair ‘Human Rights Democracy and Peace’, University of Padova; Human Rights Consortium, University of London; School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg; European Training Centre for Human Rights and Democracy and UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Human Security, University of Graz; UNESCO Chair ‘Woman and her rights’, Ibn -Tofail University, Kenitra; and Institut des Droits de l’Homme, Lyon Catholic University. Each of these institutes cooperate in the organisation and management of one of the conference’s research panels.

The Conference is promoted in the framework of the celebrations for the 35th anniversary of the institution of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre (1982-2017). It is organised with the sponsorship of the University of Padova and in cooperation with the Bachelor Degree Programme in “Political Science, International Relations, Human Rights” and the Master’s Degree Programme in “Human Rights and Multi-level Governance”.

The links below, containing all information about the incoming conference, will be constantly updated.