Events Archive

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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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Fostering a Community: Graduate Student Workshop

24 Apr 2018 - Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

Venue: Harold Lee Boardroom, Pembroke College Date: April 24th, 2018 Time: 2:30-6pm The Oxford Human Rights Hub is pleased to announce its fourth 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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Speaker Event – ‘Trump’s Policy on Jerusalem: Palestinian Options’ (Bonavero Institute of Human Rights)

01 Mar 2018 - MANSFIELD COLLEGE - SIR JOSEPH HOTUNG AUDITORIUM

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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Working Together: Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals

16 Jan 2018 - British Academy, London

In 2015, the world committed itself to an ambitious fifteen year programme to eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions. In a crucial step forward, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) make an explicit commitment to protect human rights. The relationship between binding human rights and the SDG agenda, however, remains contentious and underdeveloped. How […]

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