Call for papers for a Special Issue on the Relationship between International Human Rights Law
and International Humanitarian Law, please click here.

General call for papers


Human Rights & International Legal Discourse welcomes the submission of papers that analyse the interaction between human rights and contemporary international law. Their aim should be to discuss how human rights is influenced and is influencing traditional international public law. Emphases are laid on the incidents of human rights on certain specific domains such as development law, humanitarian law, environmental law, trade law, labour law and criminal law. Papers focusing on north-south relations are especially welcome.

Main articles should count between 10,000 and 15,000 words. The journal publishes also shorter articles of 5,000 to 8,000 words.

Please send your manuscript by e-mail to Prof. Eva Brems (

Authors’ instructions can be found in the journal’s style sheet.