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Centre for Human Rights in Practice


The Centre for Human Rights in Practice was created in 2006. It now provides a focus for academics, students, practitioners and activists who wish to advance the study and promotion of human rights at local, national and international levels. It is Co-Directed by Professor Andrew Williams and Dr. James Harrison. To find out more about its members, please visit the 'About' page.



Lacuna la-kū’na n. a gap, a hiatus

Lacuna is an online magazine published by the Centre that challenges indifference to suffering and promotes human rights. Its aim is to fill the gap between the short-term immediacy of daily journalism and long-term academic analysis. It offers opportunities for new writers to publish alongside experienced journalists and activists. Subscribe to our mailing list here.

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