Event archive


OxHRH Graduate Research Student Workshop

29 May 2019 - Harold Lee Boardroom, Pembroke College

Venue: Harold Lee Boardroom, Pembroke College Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019 Time: 2-5.15pm The Oxford Human Rights Hub is pleased to announce its fifth workshop for human rights MPhil and DPhil students at Oxford University. This half-day workshop will bring together and foster a network of graduate students and academics in various disciplines working in […]

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Sexual Harassment at Work: Unacceptable, Unlawful but Unremitting: Reflections on its Nature, Persistence and on the Changing Legal Landscape-Prof Sandy Fredman and Dame Laura Cox

08 May 2019 - Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, Law Faculty

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, which made it possible for women to qualify as barristers or solicitors for the first time. We are delighted to be collaborating with the Association of Women Judges and the First 100 Years project to celebrate this anniversary and to tell the stories of […]

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Global Media & Policy Seminar Series: Chris Conder (Broadband for the Rural North)

11 Apr 2019 - YouTube Live: PCMLP OXFORD

Chris Conder co-founded Broadband for the Rural North (B4RN), a rural, community-owned, co-operative that delivers affordable 1Gbps symmetric broadband to rural farms in Lancashire, UK.  Rural regions in countries around the world suffer from lack of adequate broadband infrastructure. Even where access is available, ability to pay is often much lower in those regions. B4RN […]

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Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender Equality

21 Feb 2019 - Kingston, Jamaica

CALL FOR PAPERS Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender Equality 21 and 22 February 2019 Location: Kingston, Jamaica   Challenging Fundamentalisms? Ideology, Public Policy, Law and Gender Equality, an international conference, is hosted by the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica; Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Law, Sao […]

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The Role of the Proportionality Test in Determining Corporate Obligations in Relation to Fundamental Rights

23 Nov 2018 - White and Case Room

The OxHRH in partnership with the Human Rights Discussion Group will be hosting a seminar with David Bilchitz exploring the question: Is there a role for the proportionality test in determining corporate obligations in relation to fundamental rights? Proportionality as a test to determine the circumstances when rights may be limited has developed in law largely when […]

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Working Together: Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals

12 Nov 2018 - British Academy

The Sustainable Development Goals commit the world to ending poverty and eliminating gender discrimination. This echoes the legal obligations of states in human rights law to guarantee socio-economic rights and achieve gender equality. The Sustainable Development Goals and human rights contain untapped potential to achieve women’s equality and empowerment. This workshop  organised by Professor Sandra Fredman […]

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Affirmative Action and the Sustainable Development Goal of Gender Equality

22 Sep 2018

International Conference on Affirmative Action and the Sustainable Development Goal of Gender Equality 22nd- 23rd September, 2018 Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu National Law School, Tiruchirappalli in collaboration with Oxford Human Rights Hub, Oxford University, United Kingdom Call for Papers On 2015 the United Nations adopted a resolution which laid down 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for […]

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Panel Discussion on Abortion in Northern Ireland

04 Jun 2018 - Mansfield College, Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium

The UK Adoption Act 1967 does not apply in Northern Ireland and access to legal abortions in Northern Ireland is very restricted. As a result, some women from Northern Ireland seek abortions in England, Scotland and Wales but these women are not entitled to NHS funding for abortions. There have been two recent cases argued […]

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Disability Law Essay Prize-Giving Ceremony and Panel Discussion

04 May 2018 - Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College, Oxford, OX1 3PN

How should the law protect against discrimination at the intersection of disability and other protected characteristics, including gender? What: Come and listen to our panellists discuss how the law should protect against discrimination at the intersection of disability and other protected characteristics, including gender. When: 5pm, Friday 4th May 2018 Where: Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College, Oxford, OX1 3PN Book Free […]

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Book Colloquium: Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered

03 May 2018 - Mansfield College

Book colloquium: Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered. Conceptual Limits and States’ Positive Obligations in European Law(Cambridge University Press, 2017) PROGRAMME 17.00 – 17.15: Presentation of the book, Dr. Vladislava Stoyanova, Ragnar Söderberg Associate Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Lund University, Sweden | Visiting Scholar, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Oxford University 17.15 – 17.35: Professor […]

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Inxeba: Film Screening

28 Apr 2018 - Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford

Inxeba (The Wound) is a film directed by John Trengove. The film depicts the story of Xolani (played by Nakhane Touré, an openly gay musician) and Kwanda, that unfolds in the mountains of the Eastern Cape. Xolani is assigned to guide Kwanda through an ancient Xhosa initiation ritual for boys. As he navigates these rituals, […]

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The Continuing Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights

26 Apr 2018

The government has expressed its commitment to maintain equalities legislation post Brexit. The exclusion of the EU Charter from the UK law after exit day has raised many challenging question on the future of equality law. The workshop will build upon the conversation from a similar event held last year, The Impact of Brexit on […]

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