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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…

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 smlhrj@leeds.ac.uk 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…

What: Love Wins Music fundraiser   When: February 16, 2022 @ 8pm-11pm   Where: Wharf Chambers  How? Sign up via our EventBrite The University of Leeds Human Rights Journal would like to welcome you to our live music event to spotlight LGBTQ+ artists and fundraise for AKT. AKT is a charity which seeks to provide safe homes…

SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR 2022 JOURNAL 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 a vessel for us to do just that. From the climate…

Join us for an exclusive Black History Month panel event, featuring guest speakers: Phoebe Sheppard, Jonathan Kennedy, and Farida Augustine. The event will be co-chaired by Leeds Human Rights Journal and the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, represented by Aminah Ahmed and Dr Ipek Demir respectively. This online event will be hosted via Zoom…

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Applications are now open to become a 2021/22 Peer Reviewer for the University of Leeds Human Rights Journal. To apply for the position, please email your CV and Cover Letter to smlhrj@leeds.ac.uk. The deadline is 1st November 2021. More info about each role can be found on the poster above.

SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR 2021 JOURNAL Our journal this year focuses on Transition. With all that has happened this year, change seems to be an underlying theme. Reflective pieces, essays and articles are welcome as well as creative works which will be featured in the journal as well. For inspiration, keep an eye out on our…

Extended Deadline! APPLICATIONS FOR DIGITAL MARKETING OFFICER! This position is only open to University of Leeds undergraduate students. The Journal is looking for a student who can create digital content for our marketing campaigns and who has good social media experience. Creating digital content: Creating posters for social media. Creating a social media campaign when…