Prof Davina Cooper, Law & Political Theory, University of Kent asks: What kind of world would you like to live in?

admin, 31st October 2014

What kind of world would you like to live in? In many countries of the global north, where pragmatism has replaced idealism, and resignation has replaced action, there is an ever greater need to imagine our worlds otherwise. Critique, resistance and opposition are important political strategies. Small scale initiatives and reforms make life better for […]

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Accountability for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Dictatorships and Civil Conflicts: The Argentine Model in Comparative Perspective

admin, 29th October 2014

  6 November 2014, 6pm – Argentine Ambassador’s Residence 49 Belgrave Square London, SW1X 8QZ. Keynote Speaker: Horacio Verbitsky, President of CELS, co-editor of Cuentas Pendientes: An Argentine Model of Corporate Accountability   Panel Discussion with Argentine Practitioners Ana Oberlin, National Human Rights Secretariat Judith Konig, Bureau of Economic Research and Financial Analysis of the […]

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OxHRH 2013-2014 Report Available Now

admin, 23rd October 2014

The OxHRH is thrilled to announce the publication of its 2013-2014 annual report. The report, written and edited by Claire Overman, Laura Hilly and Karl Laird, and designed by the team at Gullan & Gullan looks back at the many successes of the OxHRH over the past year, including our 2014 conference on women and poverty […]

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JUSTICE 2014 Human Rights Law Conference – October 20th

admin, 18th October 2014

The OxHRH is pleased to announce that it will be providing coverage of the JUSTICE Human Rights Law Conference on 20 October 2014. View the full programme here. Event Details One of the highlights of the human rights lawyer’s CPD calendar and a key opportunity to update your legal knowledge and gain valuable insight into the human rights […]

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Human Rights for Future Generations Seminar: The Constitutional Concept of a Social State

admin, 16th October 2014

Date:  Thursday, 23 October, 2014 – 13:00 Speaker:  Dr. Jeff King, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Laws, University College London (Visiting Humboldt Scholar, Humboldt University of Berlin (2014-15)) Location:  Seminar Room D, Faculty of Law, St. Cross Building Conventional Anglo-American understandings of constitutionalism suggest that the welfare state is not an appropriate subject for constitutional regulation, […]

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