Association of Human Rights Institutes
Call for papers for the 2017 AHRI conference
The 2017 AHRI conference will take place in Leuven 27 and 28 April 2017.
The theme for the conference is:
“The Promotion and Enforcement of Human Rights by International and Regional Organizations: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities”.
Please note that the deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended until 9 January 2017.
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The 2016 AHRI Conference
The 2016 International AHRI Research Conference took place on 2-3 September 2016 at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. The title of the conference was:
"50 Years of the Two UN Human Rights Covenants: Legacies and Prospects".
The conference served as a platform for presenting international human rights research across different disciplines. The Conference had six thematic tracks:
- Indivisibility and interactions of norms and regimes;
- Citizenship, migrants and refugees;
- Non-state actors and human rights;
- EU and human rights;
- The global economy and human rights;
- New avenues in human rights research
What is AHRI
The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI), is a network of 55 member institutions that carries out research and educational activities in the field of human rights. The member institutions are from 33 different countries. AHRI's objective is to bring together human rights researchers from across the disciplines, to facilitate the exchange of ideas and collaboration, and to promote research, education and discussion in the field of human rights. AHRI is supportive of PhD researchers and the facilitation of exchange between the different member institutions.