Nordic Journal of Human Rights




Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo


Taylor and Francis Online


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This journal focusses on academic exchange through research, analysis, and debate in the field of human rights. It can be accessed through the website of Taylor and Francis, an academic publisher.

The journal presents a global perspective on human rights in the Nordic region and beyond. It invites contributions from the disciplines of law, political science, history, anthropology, philosophy, sociology and any other discipline with an interest in human rights.

Some of the most cited and read articles of the journal are:

  • A tug of war: Pursuing justice amid armed conflict
  • The lightness of human rights in world heritage: A critical view of rights-based approaches, vernaculars, and action opportunities
  • Gender, climate breakdown and resistance: The future of human rights in the shadow of authoritarianism
  • Two paths in the future relationship of the European Court of Human Rights and the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights