Hub Events

The HRD Hub hosts thematic workshops, lectures, film screenings, panel discussions, an early career researcher symposium, music performances, exhibitions and many other events throughout the year.  More details of all events can be found on our Events Calendar.


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The Hub hosts or supports a number of events each year including at least one workshop for network members.  Recent themes have included the role of universities in countering the closing space for HRDs, and interconnections between art, activism and research.

HRD lecture series


At CAHR visiting HRDs, including those on the Protective Fellowship Scheme, discuss their human rights work in a dedicated lecture series Learning from Human Rights Defenders

embroidery for peace


Inspired by an initial workshop run by Rosa Borras of Los Bordados por la Paz (Embroidery for Peace) in Puebla, Mexico, we meet monthly to remember HRDs who have been killed, are missing or are threatened, by embroidering their names.