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Colloquium: Business and Human Rights in Asia Pacific

Event Date : 1-3 October 2024
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Call for Paper: Colloquium in Business and Human Rights in Asia-Pacific

A complex interplay of economic development, corporate activities, and human rights concerns has characterized Asia Pacific’s business and human rights landscape. As the region experiences rapid growth and globalization, there is a growing recognition of the need to address the impact of business operations on human rights. The region’s rich natural resources, diverse population, and rapidly growing digital economy, supported by digital platforms, have presented unique opportunities and challenges in promoting corporate responsibility to respect human rights.

The academic colloquium on business and human rights in the Asia Pacific seeks to convene scholars and researchers from diverse disciplines, including law, business, management, political science, social sciences, environmental studies, economy, and other disciplines. The colloquium will provide a platform for participants to exchange knowledge and present the latest findings of their current research topics related to BHR in Asia Pacific.

The colloquium also seeks to challenge dominant narratives in the business and human rights discourse while fostering new research agendas and collaboration among scholars and practitioners from different regions and disciplines. The colloquium will be followed by a Postgraduate Workshop for graduates and doctoral students focusing on business and human rights for their thesis/dissertations.

Date:
1 – 3 October, 2024

Venue:
Faculty of Law, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia, and Hybrid

Themes:
– Business and Human Rights, Climate Change and Sustainable Business
– ⁠Impact of European Business and Human Rights (BHR) Legislation on Supply Chains in the Asia-Pacific
– ⁠Mainstreaming BHR in digital platforms and digital economy: platform governance and due diligence for tech companies in emerging market

Applications:
We invite participants to submit original work-in progress chapter, paper, or extended abstracts related to the themes.
Participants must submit a paper or an extended abstract detailing their presentation subject and a brief author bio.

Important Dates:
Call for paper: 1 July 2024
Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 August 2024
Notification of Acceptance: 22 August 2024
Conference Dates: 1 – 3 October, 2024

Please submit your paper or abstract here:
bit.ly/BHRinAsiaPasific

For more information please contact:
Dinda Ajeng Puspanita, (WhatsApp +62 819-0180-0088 or e-mail: dindajengpusp@gmail.com)

 


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