Student Human Rights Conference, UK

The Human Rights Law Centre announces the 11th Annual Student Human Rights Conference at the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom). This year’s conference is entitled ‘New Technologies: Your Life? Your Health? Your Privacy? Our Human Rights’ and will take place on Saturday, 20 March 2010.

Deadline: 5/3/2010 for discounted rates

The Annual Student Human Rights Conference provides students with an opportunity to present their research to an international audience alongside leading practitioners, scholars and experts.  The 2010 conference will explore the inter-relation between human rights and the global consequences of the advancement of new technologies.  By encouraging multi-disciplinary participation, the conference seeks to reaffirm the necessity of incorporating human rights discourse when discussing the controversial nature of the science and technology domain.
Please follow this link to download the registration form.

Keynote speakers

Mr Jan Malinowski, Head of the Media and Information Society Division, Council of Europe
Professor Thérèse Murphy, Professor of Law and Critical Theory at the University of Nottingham and editor of New Technologies and Human Rights
Professor Richard Ashcroft, Professor of Bioethics at Queen Mary, University of London, member of the Ethics and Policy Advisory Committee of the Medical Research Council
Anita Coles, Policy Officer, Liberty (UK civil liberties NGO), specialist in UK Government’s response to S & Marper case (regarding a DNA database)

In addition to keynote speakers, the conference will include four student panels, highlighting the work of students on issues concerning human rights and new technologies.

Prices

Students: In advance – £15; Regular – £25;
Non-students: In advance – £30; Regular – £40
Advance registration deadline is 5 March.  Price includes lunch & refreshments.

Registration

Information about the registration procedure can be found on the form.
To take advantage of our discounted rates, please register by 5 March 2010.

Fore more details check the website or contact [email protected]

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