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Free Webinar: Human Trafficking and COVID-19: What Next? (14 July)

admin 7th July 2020

On Tuesday 14 July 2020 the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) is convening a webinar on the topic of ‘Human Trafficking and COVID-19: What Next?’. COVID-19 has impacted all areas of life and human trafficking is no exception. Early research and data indicate that COVID has a strong impact on the risks […]

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Research Assistant – Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

admin 7th July 2020

The research assistant will work under the supervision of Dr Katia Bianchini, Research Fellow, Max Planck for Social Anthropology (Advokatenweg 36, 06114 Halle (Saale), Germany; bianchini@eth.mpg.de). The post is fixed term from 1 September 2020 to 31 December 2020. Contract type: Service contract (Werkvertrag) Salary: negotiable Hours: 8/10 hours/week Workplace: home-based   Main task Support of empirical legal and socio-legal research […]

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Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology: PhD Position Opening

admin 18th June 2020

The Department ‘Law & Anthropology’ at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology has a PhD opening, starting date 1 October 2020 (tbc). The position is offered within the Minerva Research Group “The Ethics of Exchange” which will focus on how the law’s boundaries are shaped in hospital ethics committees and decision-making processes in organ donation and […]

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OxHRHub Director Sandy Fredman and other Oxford fellows publish letter on Mandela and Rhodes Must Fall

admin 17th June 2020

  The Telegraph today published the following letter co-signed by OxHRHub Director and Oxford colleagues: Letters to the Editor, 17 June 2020 SIR – Our university’s vice-chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, makes two unwarranted claims (“Nelson Mandela would have opposed Rhodes Must Fall campaign”, report, June 12). First, she draws on Mandela’s words, seven years after […]

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EPLO Summer Courses offered online

admin 11th June 2020

The EPLO announces that all EPLO and ELGS academic programs as well as summer courses will be conducted in situ but also online for all those who will not be able to travel due to the unexpected conditions imposed by the pandemic of COVID-19. This year all summer courses which take place in the months […]

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Relief Effort for Stranded Migrant Workers in India

admin 2nd June 2020

Inspired by similar initiatives across the country, a group of alumni and students from NALSAR University of Law have come together to contribute to ongoing relief efforts in India in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Migrant workers across the country are stranded in locations far away from their homes, often without food, water and accommodation. […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 27th May 2020

The OxHRH Publications Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Başak Çalı, Cathryn Costello and Stewart Cunningham, ‘Hard Protection through Soft Courts? Non-Refoulement before the United Nations Treaty Bodies’ (2020) 21 German Law Journal 355 Cathryn Costello, ‘Overcoming Refugee Containment and Crisis’ […]

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New Beginnings: Indian Rights Jurisprudence After Puttaswamy

admin 21st May 2020

Puttaswamy v Union of India was a watershed judgment in Indian rights jurisprudence. This Special Edition of the U of OxHRH J explores the impacts of Puttaswamy and considers, as Atrey and Bhaita, argue if this is the beginning of Constitutionalism 3.0. Guest Editors, Shreya Atrey and Gautam Bhatia have pulled together leading scholars and […]

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Webinar Tuesday 19 May: FGM, Asylum Law and FGM Protection Orders in Britain

admin 15th May 2020

Tuesday 19 May 2020, 2pm-3pm by Zoom link here: https://zoom.us/j/99257210625  Summary Dr Walsh will present an overview of asylum-seeking in the UK, summarising the findings of a research report that he authored for the Migration Observatory last year, which, unusually for a report of its kind, received front-page media attention. Dr Walsh uses this case study to explore […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 13th May 2020

The OxHRH Publications Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Paul Craig, ‘Response to Loughlin’s Note on Miller; Cherry’ (2020) Public Law 282 Paul Craig, ‘The Supreme Court, Prorogation and Constitutional Principle’ (2020) Public Law 248 Elizabeth Fisher, Jeff King and Alison Young (eds), The Foundations and […]

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New Interactive Dataset: Women, Peace and Security National Action Plans Website

admin 29th April 2020

The WPS National Action Plans (NAPs) Website is one of the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security’s most recent collaborative projects, and it is the product of leading academic research from Professor Laura J Shepherd, Sydney University, on the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) and subsequent resolutions on WPS around the world. The website […]

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Research Assistant Vacancy – Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

admin 24th April 2020

RESEARCH ASSISTANT VACANCY Fixed term from 1 May 2020 to 15 August 2020 Contract type: Service contract (Werkvertrag) Salary: Negotiable Hours: 8-10 hours/ week Workplace: Home-based The research assistant will work under the supervision of: Dr. Katia Bianchini Research Fellow, Max Planck for Social Anthropology Advokatenweg 36, 06114 Halle (Saale), Germany bianchini@eth.mpg.de Main task Write […]

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