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Training for International Electoral Observers Applications Open

admin 16th September 2019

The Global Campus of Human Rights is glad to inform you that the Call for Applications for the Training for International Electoral Observers is now open until 21 October 2019. The training will take place in Venice, at the Global Campus of Human Rights Headquarters, from 25 to 29 November 2019. The course is open […]

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New book: ‘Positive Freedom and the Law’ by Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

admin 13th September 2019

Freedom is not only a right to be left alone. The book explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom, whereby freedom is inextricably linked to theobligation to respect the autonomy and dignity of others. While individualism fosters detachments, positive freedom fosters relations. In law, duties are […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 10th September 2019

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: Helena Alviar García and Günter Frankenberg (eds), Authoritarian Constitutionalism: Comparative Analysis and Critique (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019) Stephen Skinner, Lethal Force, the Right to Life and the ECHR: Narratives of Death and Democracy (Hart Publishing, 2019)

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New book – Authoritarian Constitutionalism: Comparative Analysis and Critique

admin 17th July 2019

Helena Alviar Garcia and Günter Frankenberg have published a new edited book titled Authoritarian Constitutionalism: Comparative Analysis and Critique.   The contributions to this book analyse and submit to critique authoritarian constitutionalism as an important phenomenon in its own right, not merely as a deviant of liberal constitutionalism. Accordingly, the fourteen studies cover a variety of […]

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Seminal Expert Workshop on Sentencing in East and Southern Africa

admin 3rd July 2019

On 28 and 29 June 2019, Professor Julian Roberts of the Law Faculty at Oxford University, convened a seminal expert Workshop on Sentencing in East and Southern Africa. The seminar at the St Cross Building was supported by the Africa Oxford Initiative and the Centre of Criminology. The two-day Workshop brought together leading Sentencing scholars and practitioners from eight African […]

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Call for Papers: EUI conference on ‘Gender in Law and Courts: Uneasy Encounters?’

admin 2nd July 2019

The Department of Law of the European University Institute (EUI) and the PluriCourts Centre on the Legitimacy of the International Judiciary at the University of Oslo (PluriCourts) are hosting a one-day conference on gender and sexualities in international and European laws and courts on 8 November 2019 at Villa Salviati, European University Institute, Florence (Italy). […]

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Call for Papers: The Age of Human Rights Journal

admin 28th June 2019

The Human Rights Age Journal is a scientific journal of international relevance, published in English, peer-reviewed and open-access, containing papers concerning Human Rights from different approaches. This Journal is edited in the framework of the Research Group “The Age of Rights”, composed by about one hundred researchers belonging to some of the most important human […]

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