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Call for papers: Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes 2020

The Centre for Human Rights of the University of Pretoria, South Africa, will host the 2020 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) on 'The future of human rights: Socio-economic rights, equality and development' on 4-5 September 2020.

The Centre is recognised internationally for excellence in human rights law and a leader in human rights education in Africa.

The Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institute will deal with questions related to the future challenges of socio-economic rights, equality and development.

AHRI calls everyone who is interested in these topics to submit abstracts and to propose panel discussions for consideration under the following tracks:

  • Track 1: Vulnerability and discrimination;
  • Track 2: Future opportunities and challenges in the protection of socio-economic rights;
  • Track 3: Ensuring implementation of human rights.

Abstracts and panel proposals not directly linked to the theme of the conference will however also be considered.
Abstracts submitted by doctoral candidates may also be considered for the doctoral workshop which will precede the conference.

The deadline for submission of abstracts or panel proposals is on 31 March 2020.
Selected presenters and panels will be notified by 20 April 2020.

Registration for the conference will open on 6 March 2020.

For further information about the tracks and the conference visit the conference website at the link below.


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