Nordic Journal of Human Rights

The Nordic Journal of Human Rights is published quarterly by Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group on behalf of the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights.

Editors-in-Chief: Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen and Johan Karlsson Schaffer.

Previous Editors-in-Chief:

Volumes 2010-2017:

Bård Anders Andreassen, together with Jo Stigen.

Volume 2018:

Bård Anders Andreassen, together with Peris Sean Jones.

Volume 2019-2022:

Gentian Zyberi, together with Johan Karlsson Schaffer.


The Journal is published both on paper and electronically, and is accessible directly from Taylor & Francis. For issues prior to 2014, please visit

About the Journal

Firmly established as one of Scandinavia’s leading journals in the field, the Nordic Journal of Human Rights (NJHR) provides a forum for research, analysis, and debate about human rights.The NJHR reflects current developments and seeks to promote the development of new perspectives on the theory and practice of human rights.

The NJHR takes a broad, multi-disciplinary view of human rights, and wishes to publish high quality research and analyses of the past, current and future status of human rights for profound collective reflection. Geographically, the journal takes a global perspective, welcoming submission on human rights in the Nordic region and beyond. The NJHR addresses readers that take an interest in, or are involved with the field of human rights.

The journal invites contributions from the disciplines of law, political science, history, anthropology, philosophy, sociology and any other discipline with an interest in human rights. It was first issued in 1982 and is published by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights at the University of Oslo in collaboration with Nordic research centres for human rights.

The NJHR is a Green Open Access Journal and Level 2-rated in "UHR" system for scientific publications and indexed and covered in the Emerging Sources Citation IndexThe journal is published in English and is an international, ranked, peer-reviewed journal which publishes original research contributions to scientific knowledge.

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