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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…

On May 15th, the HRJ held its launch event for Volume 7 of the Journal. The event was held at The Middle Floor in Wharf Chambers, and catered for by Food Revival. In addition to lovely food and a relaxed atmosphere, two speakers from PAFRAS (Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers) joined us to…

On Wednesday 15th May, we will be launching Volume 7 of the Human Rights Journal. The launch event will be held on the middle floor of Wharf Chambers from 7pm to 10pm and there will be food available courtesy of Food Revival (formerly known as The Real Junk Food Project). The food will be Pay…