Current Research on the Human Right to Science
The Chair for Public International and European Law at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) is organizing a doctoral colloquium on “Current Research on the Human Right to Science”, which will take place on 6 and 7 September 2024 in Fribourg, Switzerland. It invites advanced doctoral students in the disciplines of international (human rights) law, public and constitutional law, political science, philosophy of science, and political and legal philosophy to submit a proposal for a paper stemming from their current research on any aspect of the human right to participate in and enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications. An anonymized abstract (max. 1’000 words) and a short CV should be sent to email@example.com by 15 November 2023. If selected, draft papers (max. 8’000 words) are due on 1 August 2024 and will be commented on by senior academics participating in the doctoral colloquium.
The doctoral colloquium takes place within the framework of, and travel and accommodation costs of the selected participants are fully covered by, the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Research Project “Institutionalizing the Human Right to Science”.
The detailed call for papers as well as further information on the format of the colloquium can be found here.