Conference: History of Human Rights Treaty

Fall 2015 Grant Recipient


Mila Versteeg (Law), Kevin L. Cope (Law),James Loeffler(History),Michael J. Smith (Politics), David Leblang (Politics) The conference entails a multi-day event jointly organized by the School of Law, Department of History, and Department of Politics. The event will constitute the official launch of the UVA Law Library Human Rights Treaty Travaux initiative, introducing the project to the global academic human rights community, with the goal of jumpstarting a global research program. It will bring together both American and non-American scholars from several disciplines‚ including political science, law, and history‚ develop and discuss ways that the travaux project might be used for human rights research across numerous disciplines and methods.