6th International Conference on the Right To Development


The Free State Centre for Human Rights of the Faculty of Law, University of the Free State, the University of Dayton Human Rights Center, and the Centre for Human Rights of the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, will co-organise a joint convening, bringing together the 2023 Social Practice of Human Rights Conference and the 6th International Conference on the Right to Development, which will be held for the first time outside of the African continent. The Joint Convening is aimed at providing a space where interdisciplinary perspectives can be shared on current discourses on human rights, development, and the social practice of human rights.

The events will take place from 2 - 4 November 2023, at the University of Dayton, Ohio, the United States of America. 

The keynote speakers include thought leaders in this field, such as Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni and Dr Amara Enyia.

You are welcome to submit an abstract but please kindly note that the deadline has been extended to is 23 May 2023.

Please Note: Limited travel support is available to practitioners and presenters from the Global South as well as graduate students, junior scholars, and contingent faculty with financial need.

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