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Volume 7 Launch Event


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...

Launch Event for Volume 7!


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...

Our Panel for the HRJ Prize 2018/19


We are excited to announce that we have finalised our panel of academics and postgraduates, who will decide which academic essay submitted to the Human Rights Journal will win our HRJ Prize 2018/19. The panel can be found below: Dr Javier Garcia Oliva, Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester (specialising in law, religion and...

Positions Open at the Journal


            Alongside the call for submissions, we are also looking for students to fill currently vacant positions at the Journal. If you are a creatively-minded person, then you should consider applying to be the Journal's Graphic Designer - we will be paying the successful applicant £100 for their work! For...

Call for Submissions!


We are now accepting submissions for the 2018/19 Issue of the Leeds Human Rights Journal! All the necessary info is on the poster above. We are looking for both academic and creative submissions. This year we will be awarding the HRJ Prize (worth £100) for the best piece of original research published in the Journal....

‘Are Human Rights A Western Concept?’: UDHR Anniversary Event


On Monday 10th December, the Human Rights Journal will be holding an event to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Genocide Convention, which came a day before the UDHR. We’re privileged to have a group of world-leading experts leading a discussion on the question ‘are human rights a...

Applications Now Open!


Applications are now open to become a Peer Reviewer or Blog Editor for the University of Leeds Human Rights Journal. To apply for either position, email your CV and a Cover Letter to More info about each role can be found on the poster below:   The deadline for application is 29th October so get...

Volume 6 Launch Event


                         This May, the HRJ had its launch event for Volume 6 of the Journal. The event was held at All Hallows' Church in Hyde Park, and was catered for by the amazing people at the Syrian Kitchen in partnership with the Rainbow Junktion...

Human Rights Blog


The Human Rights Journal have launched a new blog for the year 2017-2018 with human rights related pieces on it. To have a look at the written work of the students click the link below.    

Volume 5 Launch Event


  The HRJ had its first launch this summer. It was an evening of sharing food and stories at the All Hallows Church here at Leeds. Some creative submissions were read out by authors and others shared their personal experiences. We hope to have many more in the years to come! It's going to be...