Call for Papers: Intercultural Human Rights Law Review Symposium (Vol. 19/2024)

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The Intercultural Human Rights Law Review (IHRLR) is currently accepting submissions of articles, essays, book reviews, and responses to articles for its upcoming symposium, Upholding Tenant's Human Rights Symposium: Fair Affordable Housing and Renter's Welfare, to be considered for publication in the 2024 IHRLR, Vol. 19. We welcome submissions by academics, legal scholars, practitioners, field experts, and students. The Symposium is scheduled for Friday, October 27, 2023, and will be hosted by the St. Thomas University College of Law. 

The theme of the IHRLR Symposium will focus on the right to housing across economic, social, political, and cultural boundaries and will feature articles of broad interest regarding upholding tenant’s human rights, access to fair housing, and renter’s welfare in the context of the affordable housing crisis. Submissions should address either specific problems in a particular country or regional context, as well as possible solutions or recommendations. Accordingly, we invite submissions addressing aspects of this topic, including, but not limited to:

-The affordable housing crisis.
-Equal access to fair housing.
-Foundations of tenant rights and renter’s welfare.
-The legal framework for housing equality.
-International perspectives on the human right to housing.
-Comparative legal models for affordable housing.

The IHRLR publishes annually, producing one issue every spring. Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until December 31, 2023. Submissions through Scholastica are preferred, but submissions through e-mail are also welcomed. 

Submission guidelines:
All submissions must be accompanied by a cover letter or resume.
The paper should be 20,000 words or less, written in English, and in Microsoft Word format.
Text and citations should conform to the Bluebook: a Uniform System of Citations.
Footnotes are strongly favored over endnotes.
The use of gender-neutral language is highly encouraged.
The use of the New Haven School is highly encouraged.

If you have any questions, please email us at We look forward to your submissions.

The Intercultural Human Rights Law Review Editorial Board