"The Human Rights Centre offers a collaborative and transformational education in the theory and practice of human rights, informed by our unique interdisciplinary perspective."
Professor Kevin Boyle was the longest serving director or the Human Rights Centre. He led the Centre from 1990 to 2003 and again in 2006 to 2007. Throughout his time at Essex, Kevin played a pivotal role in developing the Centre into the multidisciplinary powerhouse it is today. Learn more through his archive.
"We seek to deepen understanding of the complex realities of contemporary threats to human rights, as well as harnessing opportunities to advance the realisation of universal human rights locally and globally."