Abstracts, Posters Accepted for Conference on International Human Rights

2/16/2016
Contact: Kimberly Osborne
(304) 766-3363
kosborne@wvstateu.edu
 
 
Feb. 16, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Abstracts, Posters Accepted for Conference on International Human Rights

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – Abstracts, posters and photographs are now being accepted for the third annual Conference on International Human Rights, to be held March 30-April 1 at West Virginia State University (WVSU).

Sponsored by the WVSU College of Business and Social Sciences and the WVSU National Center for Human Relations this year’s conference will explore the theme of “Human Rights and Energy.”

Topics could include: access to energy; energy, environment and climate change; energy and clean water, air, soil and food; energy and ethics; energy, regulations and policy; women’s rights; children’s rights; and, elder’s rights.

Academics, practitioners and students are invited to submit their work. All types of research are welcome, including case studies.

Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be submitted to peytonbj@wvstateu.edu.

Student posters and photos should be sent to sde@wvstateu.edu or fhailou@wvstateu.edu by March 1.

Registration to attend the third annual Conference on International Human Rights is $50, or $20 for students. WVSU students are admitted free. To register, visit https://connect.wvstateu.edu/IHRC16.

For more information, contact Conference Chair Dr. David Bejou at dbejou@wvstateu.edu or (304) 766-3025.

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