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A journal for all undergraduates

The University of Leeds Human Rights Journal is a multidisciplinary publication created by students with the aim of providing a platform for ambitious undergraduates to publish their academic and creative work on the theme of human rights. It was founded in 2012 and is the first journal of its kind in the UK.


LHRJ Volume 10 Launch Event

On Monday 20th June, we will be launching Volume 10 of the Human Rights Journal. This year, the Journal will be focusing on the theme of 'Sanctuary'. The launch event will be held on Zoom, from 6pm to 7pm. This is a lovely opportunity to meet everyone involved with the Journal and to listen to...

2022/23 Editorial Board: Applications Now Open!

Please note that positions are only open to University of Leeds undergraduate students. Applications for the 2022/23 Editorial Board are now open! The deadline is Sunday 12th of June 2022. Email us at with your CV and Cover Letter to apply. Please indicate the role you are applying for in your Cover Letter. Editor-in-Chief:...


SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR 2022 JOURNAL The submission deadline has been extended to Friday 11th March 2022. The editorial team have chosen Sanctuary as our in-Focus theme for the tenth issue of the journal.   This year we want to encourage submissions to interrogate what human rights are and who gets to be included in the category of “human”. We felt the word sanctuary was...

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