Event archive

Equality and Human Rights in a Post-Brexit World-Rebecca Hilsenrath (Equality and Human Rights Commission)

28 Feb 2017 - Seminar Room D, Law Faculty, University of Oxford

Britain has a proud heritage of valuing diversity and challenging intolerance. A powerful global influencer, we set the standard for equality and human rights and call out abuses overseas. But as Britain’s exit from the EU draws ever nearer, what will our future leadership role look like?  What are the risks to the protections we […]

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Great Legal Bake

22 Feb 2017 - Law Faculty, University of Oxford

  Everything’s always better with CAKE! Especially when it’s for Access to Justice!Here comes a great opportunity for those of you who enjoy baking and would like to help with legal assistance in our community. The Oxford Human Rights Hub and Oxford Pro Bono Publico will be taking part in the 2017 London Legal Trust Great Legal Bake on 22 February 2017 in order […]

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Litigating for Individual and Transformative Change-Joss Saunders and Niall Watson (Oxfam)

14 Feb 2017 - Seminar Room D, Law Faculty, University of Oxford

This seminar will consider practical aspects of strategic litigation from an NGO perspective, in different countries, through the lens of cases on the environmental and a gender justice.  The focus is on the strategy, and how the litigation fits into a wider campaigning context.  In particular the seminar will focus on  the importance of informed […]

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Immunities, Withdrawals from the International Criminal Court, and African Discontent: Reflections on an Impasse-Max du Plessis (KwaZulu-Natal)

10 Feb 2017 - White & Case Room, Law Faculty, University of Oxford

The interpretation by the International Criminal Court of the provisions of its Statute on personal immunities has been much criticised and is of course the subject of political controversy, in particular within the African Union and some of its members. That controversy has recently catalysed the withdrawal from the ICC by certain States, including South Africa.  Is there […]

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