The Human Rights Centre at the University of Padova, Italy, invites submissions for its International Conference on the “Role of Human Rights Research: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities,” to be held November 27th–28th, 2017 at the University of Padova.
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.
Submissions should consist of an abstract of no more than 250 words, should address one of five specified topics, and must be submitted by e-mail (to centro.dirittiumani[at]unipd.it) by September 21, 2017.
For more information, please see the Call for Papers.