Write On! Call for Papers: 2023 Human Rights Essay Award

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes a call to present at the American University Washington College of Law, as follows:

Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law of the American University Washington College of Law, U.S.A is accepting submissions for The Human Rights Essay Award, which seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. The topic of the 2023 Award is “Equality and Human Rights: Confronting Racial Discrimination”. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to this topic, however, the scope of the essay must directly relate to the 2023 topic, or it will be disqualified. In addition, organizers would like to note that international human rights law can be understood to include international humanitarian law and international criminal law. The deadline to enter your submission is January 31, 2023. Winning essays —in English and in Spanish— will be published in The American University International Law Review (AUILR). The AUILR is an important journal with relevant academic material, which receives approximately 1,500 submissions annually and publishes a wide range of legal scholarship from professors, judges, practicing lawyers, and renowned legal thinkers.  Please note that this competition is open to lawyers around the world. However, only participants with a law degree —Juris Doctor (J.D.), Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), or equivalent— are eligible to enter the competition. 

If you would like additional information or have any questions, click here or contact via email at humanrightsessay@wcl.american.edu. Social Media: acadhumanrights


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