Call for Papers: 7th Conference, Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association, University of Monterrey, March 2023

The Human Rights and Business Institute of the University of Monterrey and the Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association have issued a call for papers for the 7th Conference of the Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association. The conference takes place at the University of Monterrey in Mexico from 23-24 March 2023. Here are the details:

The conference is interdisciplinary, and scholars from all disciplines and regions are invited to apply. We will also consider applications to participate as observers and discussants. Doctoral candidates not holding current academic/research positions are not eligible to present their research at this conference, but they are welcome to attend.

The aim of the conference is to discuss research-in-progress; papers must be unpublished at the time of presentation. In addition to presenting their work, participants are expected to engage actively and comment on the papers of other participants. The conference will be divided in parallel cohorts, addressing different elements of business and human rights.

To apply, please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words to with the subject line “2023 BHR Conference Proposal”. Please include your name, affiliation, contact information, theme preference, and a short CV. To help in the organizing of tracks, please include five keywords plus an indication of the discipline(s) you will be engaging with.

The proposals will be reviewed by a paper selection committee comprised of scholars from several disciplines and various regions of the world. Preference will be given to members of the Association. You can join the Association for free here.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 20 December 2023. Scholars whose submissions are selected for the conference will be notified no later than mid-January 2023. Full papers must be submitted by 1 March 2023.

Please note that there is no registration fee for the conference, but participants are expected to cover their own travel expenses.

The Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association is a non-profit, non-partisan membership association dedicated to bringing together a gobal and interdisciplinary group of scholars with an interest in the asrea of business and human rights, raising awareness of the human rights and other potentially harmful impacts of business activity, and promoting respect for international human rights among states, business enterprises, and other organizations. Membership is free and open to business and human rights scholars from every country and region of the world. More information about the Association and membership is available on the website:


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