Populism, Nationalism and Human Rights
Call for papers
List of panel topics (non-exhaustive):
(i) the ECHR and Extreme Political Ideologies;
(ii) the Right to Political Participation and Extreme Political Parties;
(iii) Brexit as a Human Rights Issue;
(iv) the First Year of President Trump in a Human Rights Perspective;
(v) the Impact of Populism on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights;
(vi) Hate Speech and Hate Crime;
(vii) Theoretical Underpinnings of Present-Day Populism and Nationalism;
(viii) Case Studies (including, but not limited to): France, Germany, the Netherlands, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Target group: scholars and practitioners working on human rights issues broadly defined.
Prospective panelists: paper proposal of no more than 250 words accompanied by a current CV should be submitted by e-mail. The deadline is 1 September 2017. Prospective panelists should also indicate whether they are interested in writing a full-fledged paper for an edited volume to be published by the end of 2018. Please note that Maastricht University is unable to assist with financial assistance for travel to and accommodation in Maastricht.
1 September 2017: deadline for paper proposals
15 September 2017: selection process completed
11&12 January 2018: Conference in Maastricht, the Netherlands
15 May 2018: Submission of full-fledged papers (10,000 words)
1 August 2018: peer review completed
31 December 2018: edited collection published