Research and publications

The Centre for Applied Human Rights is an interdepartmental research centre. 

As such, its role is to build research collaborations that span academic disciplines and to reach out to external partners such as NGOs, inter-governmental agencies, think tanks and social movements. All of our research involves such collaborations and focuses on real-world challenges.

Areas of research expertise

  • Cultures of human rights practice
  • Economic, social and cultural rights
  • Human rights cities
  • Human rights and development
  • Non-state actors and international law
  • Refugee law and policy
  • Religion and law
  • Transitional justice

Research and innovation focus areas