Other Conferences

Great Lakes History Conference: Human Rights in the Atlantic World and Beyond
Grand Valley State University will host the Great Lakes History Conference and Conference on the Americas on October 21-22, 2016, at the L.V. Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The theme is Human Rights in the Atlantic World and Beyond. For more information, including the call for papers, click here

The Inter-American Human Rights Network, "Moving Beyond the Good, the Bad and the Ugly: What to Learn From International Human Rights Systems?"
The Inter-American Human Rights Network invites submissions to its upcoming workshop on best practices in international human rights systems. The workshop will be held in Ghent, Belgium, from January 29-30, 2016. The full call for papers is available here and on the IAHRN website. 

The Inter-American Human Rights Network, Institutional Change and the Inter-American Human Rights System
The Inter-American Human Rights Network will be holding its next workshop, entitled "The Inter-American Human Rights System: The Law and Politics of Institutional Change" at University College London's Institute of the Americas on 9th and 10th October 2015.

Papers and presentations will examine the political factors that have shaped the institutional development of the Inter-American Human Rights System, the normative and legal transformation the IAHRS has experienced, and the effect of these changes on the impact, broadly defined, of the inter-American system. The network is currently inviting submissions for papers related to any of the three key themes to be discussed:

1) The politics of institutional change;
2) Patterns of normative and legal change;
3) The impact of these institutional and/or normative and legal changes.

Papers may be presented in any of the network’s working languages (English, Spanish and Portuguese) and the deadline for submission of titles and abstracts is Monday 1st June 2015. For further information on the topics to be examined, and submission guidelines, please view the full CFP here: IAHRN CFP.

The University of Dayton, The Social Practice of Human Rights

The University of Dayton's Center for Human Rights will be sponsoring a conference on October 1-3, 2015 on the Social Practice of Human Rights.  Information about the conference, as well as the full CFP, is available here: Dayton CFP.