About HHRJ:

The Harvard Human Rights Journal (HHRJ) was founded in the year 1988 and has since endeavored to be a site for a broad spectrum of scholarship on international and domestic human rights issues.

Submission guidelines:

Word limit:

  • Blog posts discussing or evaluating relevant human rights issues: 700–2,000 words.
    • Commentaries on recent court cases or legislative developments: 1,000–3,000 words.
    • Interviews with prominent figures in the field of human rights, including activists and community leaders: 1,000–4,000 words.
    • Book reviews of a recent and relevant book: 700–1,500 words.

Citation Format: 

The use of footnotes is preferred. Footnotes should comply with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015).

Language:

The language of submission shall be English only. When American English and British English grammatical or spelling conventions differ, please use the American English standard.

Submission Instructions:

The Online Journal accepts submissions on a rolling basis. Please send your submissions via email to hlshrj@mail.law.harvard.edu with the subject line “Online Submission” and include the name authors. Please attach your submission as a Microsoft Word document and include a recent resume or CV. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.

Visit https://harvardhrj.com/about/online-submissions/ to know more about the journal and submission procedure.

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