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Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development

Vol. 1 (2010) through current issue

Humanity is a semiannual publication dedicated to publishing original research and reflection on human rights, humanitarianism, and development in the modern and contemporary world. An interdisciplinary enterprise, Humanity draws from a variety of fields, including anthropology, law, literature, history, philosophy, politics, and examines the intersections between and among them.

Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press


E-ISSN: 2151-4372
Print ISSN: 2151-4364

Submission Guidelines



Manuscripts for submission should be prepared according to The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, and follow the style guidelines found at http://hum.pennpress.org. Manuscripts should run approximately 8,000 words in length, excluding notes and documentation, but shorter or longer essays can be considered. Essay-reviews of similar length, considering two or more works, are also of interest.

Direct all submissions, editorial correspondence, and books for review to: Samuel Moyn, Department of History, Columbia University, 413 Fayerweather MC 2527, New York, NY 10027; humanity@pobox.upenn.edu.

Editorial Board

Volume 6, Number 1, Spring 2015

Editorial Collective

Editor

Samuel Moyn
Harvard University

Executive Editor

Nicolas Guilhot
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, New York

Coeditors

Nehal Bhuta
European University Institute

Nils Gilman
University of California, Berkeley

Joseph R. Slaughter
Columbia University

Miriam Ticktin
New School for Social Research

Assistant Editor

Salar Mohandesi
University of Pennsylvania

Editorial Board

Michel Agier
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

Antony Anghie
University of Utah

Paige Arthur
Independent Scholar

Aslı Ü. Bâli
University of California, Los Angeles

Michael Barnett
George Washington University

Orna Ben-Naftali
College of Management, Academic Studies, Israel

Elizabeth Bernstein
Barnard College, Columbia University

Mark Bradley
University of Chicago

Eduardo Cadava
Princeton University

Hilary Charlesworth
Australian National University

Eleni Coundouriotis
University of Connecticut

Faisal Devji
Oxford University

Mamadou Diouf
Columbia University

Costas Douzinas
Birkbeck, University of London

Elizabeth Dunn
University of Colorado, Boulder

Jan Eckel
University of Freiburg

Karen Engle
University of Texas

Harri Englund
Cambridge University

Samera Esmeir
University of California, Berkeley

Didier Fassin
Institute for Advanced Study/École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

James Ferguson
Stanford University

Lynn Festa
Rutgers University

Conor Gearty
London School of Economics

Paul Gready
Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York

Derek Gregory
University of British Columbia

Barbara Harlow
University of Texas at Austin

Stephen Hopgood
SOAS, University of London

Paul W. Kahn
Yale University

Thomas Keenan
Bard College

Martti Koskenniemi
University of Helsinki

Andrew Lakoff
University of California, San Diego

Bronwyn Leebaw
University of California, Riverside

Mikael Rask Madsen
University of Copenhagen

Liisa Malkki
Stanford University

Gregory Mann
Columbia University

Sophia A. McClennen
The Pennsylvania State University

Sally Engle Merry
New York University

Jeanne Morefield
Whitman College

Benjamin Nathans
University of Pennsylvania

Mark J. Osiel
University of Iowa

Mariella Pandolfi
Université de Montreal

Sherene H. Razack
OISE, University of Toronto

Peter Redfield
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Olivier Remaud
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

Richard Rottenburg
University of Halle

Brad Simpson
University of Connecticut

Sharon Sliwinski
Western University

Philip Stern
Duke University

Scott Straus
University of Wisconsin

Imre Szeman
University of Alberta

Richard A. Wilson
University of Connecticut

Volume 5, Number 3, Winter 2014

Editorial Collective

Editor

Samuel Moyn
Harvard University

Executive Editor

Nicolas Guilhot
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, New York

Coeditors

Nehal Bhuta
European University Institute

Nils Gilman
University of California, Berkeley

Joseph R. Slaughter
Columbia University

Miriam Ticktin
New School for Social Research

Assistant Editor

Salar Mohandesi
University of Pennsylvania

Editorial Board

Michel Agier
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

Antony Anghie
University of Utah

Paige Arthur
Independent Scholar

Aslı Ü. Bâli
University of California, Los Angeles

Michael Barnett
George Washington University

Orna Ben-Naftali
College of Management, Academic Studies, Israel

Elizabeth Bernstein
Barnard College, Columbia University

Mark Bradley
University of Chicago

Eduardo Cadava
Princeton University

Hilary Charlesworth
Australian National University

Eleni Coundouriotis
University of Connecticut

Faisal Devji
Oxford University

Mamadou Diouf
Columbia University

Costas Douzinas
Birkbeck, University of London

Elizabeth Dunn
University of Colorado, Boulder

Jan Eckel
University of Freiburg

Karen Engle
University of Texas

Harri Englund
Cambridge University

Samera Esmeir
University of California, Berkeley

Didier Fassin
Institute for Advanced Study/École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

James Ferguson
Stanford University

Lynn Festa
Rutgers University

Conor Gearty
London School of Economics

Paul Gready
Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York

Derek Gregory
University of British Columbia

Barbara Harlow
University of Texas at Austin

Stephen Hopgood
SOAS, University of London

Paul W. Kahn
Yale University

Thomas Keenan
Bard College

Martti Koskenniemi
University of Helsinki

Andrew Lakoff
University of California, San Diego

Bronwyn Leebaw
University of California, Riverside

Mikael Rask Madsen
University of Copenhagen

Liisa Malkki
Stanford University

Gregory Mann
Columbia University

Sophia A. McClennen
The Pennsylvania State University

Sally Engle Merry
New York University

Jeanne Morefield
Whitman College

Benjamin Nathans
University of Pennsylvania

Mark J. Osiel
University of Iowa

Mariella Pandolfi
Université de Montreal

Sherene H. Razack
OISE, University of Toronto

Peter Redfield
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Olivier Remaud
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

Richard Rottenburg
University of Halle

Brad Simpson
University of Connecticut

Sharon Sliwinski
Western University

Philip Stern
Duke University

Scott Straus
University of Wisconsin

Imre Szeman
University of Alberta

Richard A. Wilson
University of Connecticut

Volume 2, Number 2, Summer 2011



Editorial Collective

Samuel Moyn, Editor
Columbia University

Nicolas Guilhot, Executive Editor
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-New York

Nehal Bhuta, Coeditor
New School Graduate Program in International Affairs

Nils Gilman, Coeditor
Monitor Group

Joseph R. Slaughter, Coeditor
Columbia University

Miriam Ticktin, Coeditor
New School for Social Research

Editorial Board

Michel Agier, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Philip Alston, New York University
Paige Arthur, International Center for Transitional Justice
Michael Barnett, University of Minnesota
Craig Calhoun, New York University/ Social Science Research Council
Kamari Clarke, Yale University
Anne Cubilié, United Nations
J.P. Daughton, Stanford University
Faisal Devji, Oxford University
Mamadou Diouf, Columbia University
Ron Dudai, Amnesty International
Mark Duffield, University of Bristol
Harri Englund, University of Cambridge
Samera Esmeir, University of California-Berkeley
Didier Fassin, Institute for Advanced Study
James Ferguson, Stanford University
Lynn Festa, Rutgers University
Hugh Gusterson, George Mason University
Barbara Harlow, University of Texas at Austin
Peter Holquist, University of Pennsylvania
Laurent Jeanpierre, Université de Paris VIII
Hans Joas, University of Erfurt/University of Chicago
Paul Kahn, Yale University
Thomas Keenan, Bard College
Martti Koskenniemi, University of Helsinki
Andrew Lakoff, University of Southern California
Mikael Rask Madsen, University of Copenhagen
Liisa Malkki, Stanford University
Gregory Mann, Columbia University
Susan Marks, London School of Economics
Sophia A. McClennen, Pennsylvania State University
Robert Meister, University of California-Santa Cruz
Sally Engle Merry, New York University
Alice M. Miller, University of California Berkeley
Jeanne Morefield, Whitman College
Benjamin Nathans, University of Pennsylvania
Carolyn Nordstrom, University of Notre Dame
Sarah Nuttall, University of the Witwatersrand
Patricia Owens, Queen Mary, University of London
Mariella Pandolfi, Université de Montreal
Sanjay Reddy, New School for Social Research
Peter Redfield, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Olivier Remaud, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Alison Dundes Renteln, University of Southern California
Annelise Riles, Cornell University
Antonius Robben, Utrecht University
Mindy Jane Roseman, Harvard University
Scott Straus, University of Wisconsin
Imre Szeman, University of Alberta
Ruti Teitel, New York Law School
Françoise Vergès, University of London
Robert Vitalis, University of Pennsylvania
Eyal Weizman, University of London (Goldsmith's)

Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2011

 Editorial Boards

Editorial Collective

Samuel Moyn, Editor
Columbia University

Nicolas Guilhot, Executive Editor
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-New York

Nehal Bhuta, Coeditor
New School Graduate Program in International Affairs

Nils Gilman, Coeditor
Monitor Group

Joseph R. Slaughter, Coeditor
Columbia University

Miriam Ticktin, Coeditor
New School for Social Research

Editorial Board

Michel Agier, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Philip Alston, New York University
Paige Arthur, International Center for Transitional Justice
Michael Barnett, University of Minnesota
Craig Calhoun, New York University/ Social Science Research Council
Kamari Clarke, Yale University
Anne Cubilié, United Nations
J.P. Daughton, Stanford University
Faisal Devji, Oxford University
Mamadou Diouf, Columbia University
Ron Dudai, Amnesty International
Mark Duffield, University of Bristol
Harri Englund, University of Cambridge
Samera Esmeir, University of California-Berkeley
Didier Fassin, Institute for Advanced Study
James Ferguson, Stanford University
Lynn Festa, Rutgers University
Hugh Gusterson, George Mason University
Barbara Harlow, University of Texas at Austin
Peter Holquist, University of Pennsylvania
Laurent Jeanpierre, Université de Paris VIII
Hans Joas, University of Erfurt/University of Chicago
Paul Kahn, Yale University
Thomas Keenan, Bard College
Martti Koskenniemi, University of Helsinki
Andrew Lakoff, University of Southern California
Mikael Rask Madsen, University of Copenhagen
Liisa Malkki, Stanford University
Gregory Mann, Columbia University
Susan Marks, London School of Economics
Sophia A. McClennen, Pennsylvania State University
Robert Meister, University of California-Santa Cruz
Sally Engle Merry, New York University
Alice M. Miller, University of California Berkeley
Jeanne Morefield, Whitman College
Benjamin Nathans, University of Pennsylvania
Carolyn Nordstrom, University of Notre Dame
Sarah Nuttall, University of the Witwatersrand
Patricia Owens, Queen Mary, University of London
Mariella Pandolfi, Université de Montreal
Sanjay Reddy, New School for Social Research
Peter Redfield, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Olivier Remaud, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Alison Dundes Renteln, University of Southern California
Annelise Riles, Cornell University
Antonius Robben, Utrecht University
Mindy Jane Roseman, Harvard University
Scott Straus, University of Wisconsin
Imre Szeman, University of Alberta
Ruti Teitel, New York Law School
Françoise Vergès, University of London
Robert Vitalis, University of Pennsylvania
Eyal Weizman, University of London (Goldsmith's)

Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 2010

 Editorial Boards

Editorial Collective

Samuel Moyn, Editor
Columbia University

Nicolas Guilhot, Executive Editor
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-New York

Nehal Bhuta, Coeditor
New School Graduate Program in International Affairs

Nils Gilman, Coeditor
Monitor Group

Joseph R. Slaughter, Coeditor
Columbia University

Miriam Ticktin, Coeditor
New School for Social Research

Editorial Board

Michel Agier, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Philip Alston, New York University
Paige Arthur, International Center for Transitional Justice
Michael Barnett, University of Minnesota
Craig Calhoun, New York University/ Social Science Research Council
Kamari Clarke, Yale University
Anne Cubilié, United Nations
J.P. Daughton, Stanford University
Faisal Devji, Oxford University
Mamadou Diouf, Columbia University
Ron Dudai, Amnesty International
Mark Duffield, University of Bristol
Harri Englund, University of Cambridge
Samera Esmeir, University of California-Berkeley
Didier Fassin, Institute for Advanced Study
James Ferguson, Stanford University
Lynn Festa, Rutgers University
Hugh Gusterson, George Mason University
Barbara Harlow, University of Texas at Austin
Peter Holquist, University of Pennsylvania
Laurent Jeanpierre, Université de Paris VIII
Hans Joas, University of Erfurt/University of Chicago
Paul Kahn, Yale University
Thomas Keenan, Bard College
Martti Koskenniemi, University of Helsinki
Andrew Lakoff, University of Southern California
Mikael Rask Madsen, University of Copenhagen
Liisa Malkki, Stanford University
Gregory Mann, Columbia University
Susan Marks, London School of Economics
Sophia A. McClennen, Pennsylvania State University
Robert Meister, University of California-Santa Cruz
Sally Engle Merry, New York University
Alice M. Miller, University of California Berkeley
Jeanne Morefield, Whitman College
Benjamin Nathans, University of Pennsylvania
Carolyn Nordstrom, University of Notre Dame
Sarah Nuttall, University of the Witwatersrand
Patricia Owens, Queen Mary, University of London
Mariella Pandolfi, Université de Montreal
Sanjay Reddy, New School for Social Research
Peter Redfield, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Olivier Remaud, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Alison Dundes Renteln, University of Southern California
Annelise Riles, Cornell University
Antonius Robben, Utrecht University
Mindy Jane Roseman, Harvard University
Scott Straus, University of Wisconsin
Imre Szeman, University of Alberta
Ruti Teitel, New York Law School
Françoise Vergès, University of London
Robert Vitalis, University of Pennsylvania
Eyal Weizman, University of London (Goldsmith's)

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