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Postgraduate Led Conference: Human Rights in the 21st Century - Developing Rights in a Developing World



Please note: This event is now sold out. If you would like to attend the conference, please consider applying to take part in our postgraduate paper presentations or roundtable discussion on Sustainable Development Goals. Tickets have been reserved for accepted speakers. For more details on the conference and how to apply please visit our website.



This interdisciplinary postgraduate conference aims to examine how human rights work in a changing world. We encourage PGR delegates who are looking to discuss human rights from all disciplines to attend. The conference is free and catering is provided.

The conference will feature keynote speakers Dr Illan Wall (University of Warwick) and Professor Zoe Trodd (University of Nottingham). For more information on our keynote speakers, please visit our website.

The conference will also feature eight postgraduate paper presentations. We encourage postgraduate students from all disciplines to apply. For more information on how to apply and suggested topics, please visit our website.

In collaboration with The Rights Law (University of Nottingham), Professor Trodd and Katharine Bryant from the Walk Free Foundation will lead a roundtable discussion on Sustainable Development Goals. The purpose of which is to encourage practical responses to SDGs, with particular focus on modern slavery and related issues. The panel will also feature four postgraduate student speakers. For more information on how to participate, please visit our website.

Following on from the SDG roundtable, the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab invites proposals for new funded projects delivering research and impact towards SDG 8.7 (ending slavery by 2030). They welcome projects that connect this target to other SDG topics and targets – building an intersectional approach to achieving the SDGs.
All (and only) conference attendees and participants can submit proposals for this funding pot.

To contact us: rightsinthe21stcentury@gmail.com


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