Call for Papers: Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World – New York City, NY

Center for Human Rights and Global Justice

The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) invites submissions of scholarly papers for a conference on human rights and tax, to be held at NYU School of Law on September 22-23, 2016. The conference is titled Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World.  “The conference aims to develop a deeper understanding of the ways in which tax policy is a centrally important form of human rights policy, and to consider how the international human rights framework can best be used to promote greater equality and justice through the global tax regime.”

The conference will be structured around a series of seven panels, addressing issues such as: the role of human rights law in regulating tax practices; the impacts of tax on human rights; the North-South dimensions of tax abuse and of solutions to it; private sector responsibility for abusive tax practices; State duties to enforce tax transparency; the architecture of international tax reform; and inequality through the lenses of tax and human rights.

Papers may be on any topic related to conference theme, including the seven areas of focus listed above-listed, and must be unpublished at the time of their submission. Inter-disciplinary and co-authored pieces are welcome.

Deadlines: Submit an abstract of no more than 500 words in length, summarizing the scholarly paper to be presented at the conference, to anam.salem[@] by 5pm EST, Friday, July 1, 2016. More details on the deadlines are available in the call for papers.

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