19 May 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS: Workshop on Doctoral Research on Minority Rights

Call for Papers for a half day workshop on doctoral research on minority rights (as part of the 2013-14 seminar series of the UK Network on Human Rights and Minority Groups)

Workshop II: Current Doctoral Research on Minority Rights
Location: School of Law, University of Reading, Foxhill House, Whiteknights Road, Reading, RG6 7BA
Date: Monday June 12th 2013 (pm)

Aim: This workshop enables current doctoral students to showcase the cutting-edge research being undertaken on minority rights across the UK and beyond. Students will be allocated to panels of presentations and a discussant will be allocated to provide formal feedback.

This event follows on from our first workshop of this seminar series held in March 2013, where we debated the current research directions on minority rights protection with a range of participants, including academic, civil society organisations, PhD and other research students.

Participants: Mphil, MRes and PhD students; academics (as discussants)


Presenters: To apply, please send a title and abstract (up to 350 words) of your paper to Tawhida Ahmed at t.b.ahmed@reading.ac.uk

Discussants: Please register your interest and availability by replying to Tawhida Ahmed at t.b.ahmed@reading.ac.uk

Other documentation:

Presenters and participants will be required to provide a brief overview of their affiliation and research interests for circulation at the workshop by 31 May 2013.

Expected result: The idea of this workshop is to debate the significant research which is being undertaken by our doctoral students. It also aims to serve as a networking opportunity between junior and senior scholars in the field.

Contact: Please direct queries to Dr Tawhida Ahmed (t.b.ahmed@reading.ac.uk), School of Law, University of Reading.

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