CfP: The “global south” and liberal values in the historiography of human rights

Call for papers, deadline 6 January 2023

As part of the Cluster of Excellence “Contestations of the Liberal Script” (SCRIPTS), Tobias Berger (Freie Universität Berlin), Anna Holzscheiter (Technische Universität Dresden), and Thomas Risse (Freie Universität Berlin) are organising a workshop to be held in Berlin on 4-5 May 2023. The workshop aims to discuss the place of liberal values in twentieth-century contestations over human rights, and it is intended as a first step towards a joint publication. Scholars working in the social sciences – including but not limited to historians, political scientists, IR and legal scholars – are invited to submit a 300/500-word abstract and a short bio as a single file by 6 January 2023 to Prof. Tobias Berger ( Expenses for attending the workshop will be covered by the organisation. Please find the full call for papers here.