UICHR has launched a podcast production series to contribute to the on-line human rights library of the New Books Network (NBN). The NBN, founded in 2007 by historian Marshall Poe, brings together scholarly writers and expert reader "hosts" to provide informed and engaging interviews about new books for the general public. It is the largest book-focused podcast network in the world with over 100 subject-specific, author-interview podcasts, and over 600 hosts, all of whom are experts in their fields,  reaching around 750,000 people a month. NBN listeners download over 3.1 million episodes a month.

Through this endeavor, UICHR staff and partnering faculty will select new scholarship on cutting edge human rights topics and interview the authors of this work. Recordings of these interviews will then be published through the NBN podcast network. To access these interviews and to join the network, go to New Books Network | NBN Home.