Event archive

Speaker Event – ‘Trump’s Policy on Jerusalem: Palestinian Options’ (Bonavero Institute of Human Rights)


Professor Rashid Khalidi will be discussing the impact of Trump’s policy on Jerusalem for Palestinians. Professor Khalidi is the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University. He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1970 and a D. Phil. from Oxford University in 1974, and has taught at the Lebanese University, the […]

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Learning Lessons from Litigators: Module 4-International Human Rights Law

28 Feb 2018 - Online

Strategic litigation has predominantly focused on domestic legal processes. By ratifying treaties and conventions that protect the right to education, many states have agreed to be held accountable on the international plane. The UN Special Rapporteurs and treaty bodies such as the Committee on the Convention of the Rights of the Child and the even […]

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Strategic Litigation in Practice: Workshop

14 Feb 2018 - Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Mansfield College, Oxford

This conference is being organised by Oxfam together with the University of Oxford Bonavero Institute of Human Rights and the Oxford Human Rights Hub and will bring together academics, legal practitioners, NGOs, community activists and funders to discuss some of the practical concerns, opportunities and challenges around using strategic litigation as a tool to achieve […]

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Civil or Administrative Enforcement of Anti-Discrimination Law: Why Donald Trump Will Fail in His Efforts to Sabotage Employment Discrimination Law – David Oppenheimer (Berkeley)

13 Feb 2018 - Gilly Leventis room, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Mansfield College, Oxford

In the debates over the 1964 Civil Rights Act, one of the most contentious issues was the method that would be used to enforce the employment discrimination provision (Title VII). The big fight was over whether to have an administrative enforcement agency (the EEOC) with adjudicatory authority, and only limited appellate review by the courts, […]

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Kenya After the 2017 Election: What Next?

26 Jan 2018 - JJM Room, Rhodes House

In 2017, Kenya was plunged into uncertainty as the scheduled August election dragged on until October after the Supreme Court threw out the initial results. The court cited numerous irregularities and illegalities as the basis for their decision. In contrast to the original August run, more than half of eligible voters did not vote again […]

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