The Role of Human Rights Research: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities


The University of Padova Human Rights Centre, in the framework of the activities of the International Joint Ph.D. Programme 'Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance', is organising an International Conference on the 'Role of Human Rights Research: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities'. The Conference will take place on 27th and 28th November 2017.

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.