Call for papers

The East European Yearbook on Human Rights is a new regional legal journal, focusing on human rights discourse in the Eastern European area, but situating this in the broader context of worldwide problems and developments in the area of human rights. The journal is a venue to share both common and disparate experiences in relation to human rights and it can be a valuable source of insight for scholars conducting research into other transition situations. Added value is provided by the two journal sections that will offer overviews and analysis of regional human rights practice and literature, in the form of country reports, which aim to become an important resource for the human rights academic research community, human rights activists and civil society in general (to contribute to these sections, email the editors at

The Board of Editors of the East European Yearbook on Human Rights is issuing a Call for Papers for its fourth issue set to be published in the winter of 2021.  The journal invites articles different practical and theoretical issues regarding human rights in general and in different contexts.

The Yearbook is open to submissions from the entire academic community and is independently (double blind) peer‐reviewed by renowned experts.  The Board of Editors will select articles based on quality of research and writing, diversity, and relevance of topic. Prospective articles, including a brief abstract and a statement of affiliation, should be submitted via email (  and should conform to the journal style guide on our website. The Yearbook has a word limit for general articles is 8 000 – 10 000 words including footnotes. For further information, or for consultation on a potential submission, you can contact the editors at

Deadline for Submissions: 31 August 2021