Call for Proposals: Past Histories & Present Stories: Finding Meaning in Human Rights

November 21, 2014 all-day
Josephine Tcheng

As part of the Inclusion Day Conference 2015, to be held January 28th, 2015, the Centre for Human Rights has issued a Call for Proposals. The theme of the conference is "Past Histories & Present Stories: Finding Meaning in Human Rights" and poses questions such as: How are human rights made real?; How are identities navigated/changed?; and What are the new human rights battles being fought, or are we still fighting the same issues from the past?

Proposals can focus on, but are not limited to:

  • Indigenous knowledge
  • Intersectional identities
  • Race and racialization
  • Gender expression/expectations/identity
  • (dis)Abilities
  • Business, Science & Human Rights
  • Religion/Spirituality
  • Knowledge production & pedagogy
  • Immigration/Refugee issues
  • Community leadership & mobilisation
  • Sexual orientation
  • Social Media & Human Rights

Presenters may submit proposals for a 75-minute session in one of the following formats:

  • Roundtable discussion
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) workshop
  • Individual or panel presentation
  • Interactive workshop
  • Dialogue process
  • Artistic/Creative presentation & discussion

Proposals must be submitted no later than Friday, November 21, 2014 either by:

For more information, or to request the proposal in an alternate format, please contact Josephine Tcheng or visit the Centre for Human Rights website.