The “2018·China-Europe Human Rights Seminar” will be held from June 27 to 29, at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. It will be co-sponsored by China Society for Human  Rights Studies and the College of Europe. The Main Topic of this seminar is “Diversity of Civilization and HumanRights”.


  • Theory and Practice of Human Rights in a Pluralistic World.
  • Human Rights Perspectives of East and West.
  • Dialogues on Human Rights among diverse cultures.
  • Consensus on Human Rights among diverse cultures.
  • Multi-cultural implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

 Invitation only

Expert seminar: Decolonizing Human Rights

Key note speech presented by: Prof. Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory Law.

Date: 14:00 hrs, Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Location: VU Campus Amsterdam, 2nd floor of the Main Building; room HG02A24.


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Seminar: Protecting Women’s Rights in Indonesia

We invite you to an expert seminar on: Protecting Women’s Rights in Indonesia: The Role of the National Commission on Anti-Violence Against Women

Date: 10.30am – 12pm Monday 11 June 2018

Location: Sweelinckzaal, Drift 21, 3512 BR Utrecht


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Qingdao seminar, Dec. 2017

The School of Law of Shandong University (China) and the Cross Cultural Human Rights Centre co-organized a seminar on the theme ‘Building a Community of Shared Future for Mankind in the Area of Human Rights’. The seminar took place in the port city of Qingdao, where Shandong University is constructing a new campus.

This seminar was composed of four panels:

  • Panel 1: The meaning of the concept of building a community of shared future for mankind;
  • Panel 2: Lacks of representativeness and inclusiveness in the current human rights systems and ways to repair them;
  • Panel 3: Towards a joint Southern vision on human rights;
  • Panel 4: What would a community of shared future for mankind look like in the area of human rights?

The seminar drew participants from all continents.