CALL FOR PAPERS: “Human Rights: Ideals and Realities”
Saturday, April 4, 2009
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, STORRS
* DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: FEBRUARY 16, 2009 *
The second annual multidisciplinary Graduate Human Rights Conference will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2009 at the Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut. The conference aims to bring together graduate students interested in human rights, from multiple disciplines, to present and share their research interests. The conference will include a keynote address as well as complimentary breakfast and lunch.
Keynote Speaker: Joshua Rubenstein, Northeast Regional Director of Amnesty International USA and Associate at Harvard’s Davis Center for Eurasian and Russian Studies.
Panel Themes: The conference encourages interdisciplinary social science, law, and humanities approaches to understanding human rights issues. Panel themes may include, but are certainly not limited to, the following:
- Economic Rights
- Education and Human Rights
- Environmental Rights
- Foundations of Human Rights
- Gender and Human Rights
- Group Rights
- Human Rights and International Law
If you would like to present a paper, please submit the following information to the Human Rights Institute at humanrights at uconn.edu by February 6, 2009:
– YOUR FULL NAME
– INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION
– E-MAIL, POSTAL ADDRESS, and TEL. NO.
– PAPER TITLE
– 300-WORD PAPER ABSTRACT
Please feel free to contact humanrights at uconn.edu if you have any further questions regarding the conference.