Events

A Conversation on Brexit’s Impact on Human Rights-Alison Young and Paul Craig (Oxford)

31 Jan 2017 - White & Case Room, Law Faculty, University of Oxford

Brexit and the recent High Court decision in Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union have raised many challenging questions on the powers of the executive, the principal of Parliament sovereignty and the future  of human rights in the UK. For instance, is Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty irrevocable? What would it mean […]

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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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Webinar: Business and Human Rights Debates: Lessons from Bodo Community v Shell

24 Feb 2017 - Online and Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

The OxHRH with the support of the Bertha Foundation, is pleased to continue its innovative webinar series with an exciting webinar from leading barrister, Dan Leader (Leigh Deigh) on the complex relationship between business and human rights. Is business a threat to human rights? Or an enabler of human rights? Some see business in our […]

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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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Fostering A Community of Human Rights Scholars: Graduate Student Workshop

25 Apr 2017 - Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

Venue: Harold Lee Boardroom, Pembroke College Date: April 25th, 2017 Time: 2:30pm-6pm The Oxford Human Rights Hub is pleased to announce its third 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 human […]

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