The Center for Human Rights regularly organizes or partners to support academic conferences and other convenings at the University of Iowa and other locations.

Each spring, the Center collaborates with the Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics to organize the annual Iowa Human Rights Research Conference which brings together students and faculty members from across the state. In addition, the Center has been a primary or co-organizer of UI’s Provost’s Global Forum on numerous occasions and regularly partners with Iowa Law’s journals to host symposia on human rights related topics.  

Past Conferences: