This year’s Venice Academy of Human Rights will take place from July 8-19, 2013 at the Monastery of San Nicolò in Venice, Italy. The theme of this year’s academy is ‘Obligations of States’ You can view the detailed programme here.
Faculty include Brigitte Stern, Professor of International Law at the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne (pictured right), and Françoise Tulkens, former Judge and Vice-President of the European Court of Human Rights (pictured left).
The Venice Academy of Human Rights is an international programme of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It forms part of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC). The Academy offers interdisciplinary thematic programmes open to academics, practitioners and doctoral students with an advanced knowledge of human rights.
Participants attend morning lectures, afternoon seminars and workshops and can exchange views, ideas and arguments with leading international scholars and experts. This includes the opportunity to present and discuss their own “work in progress” such as drafts of articles, chapters of doctoral theses or books and other projects.
Online registration closes May 5, 2013. The fee is 600 €. A maximum of 60 participants will be selected.