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Business and Human Rights: Transition from Peace to Conflict Seminar

admin 21st June 2016

17:00-19:00 | 21 June | Deakin Room, St Anne’s College, Oxford Hosted by the Oxford Business and Human Rights Research Network and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre How can business support or hinder the process of peace-building after armed conflict? This panel discussion looks at the role of the private sector in countries emerging from conflict. […]

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A Global Audience Participates in OxHRH Webinar on The Right to Security

admin 14th June 2016

On Thursday June 9th, 2016 to a online global audience, Professor Liora Lazarus (Oxford University) gave a thought-provoking webinar on the right to security. The webinar was moderated by Professor Sandra Fredman, OxHRH Director. The webinar was a great success with active participants from India to Canada and United Kingdom to United States. Participants had […]

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Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminar: A Conspiracy to Commit Genocide-Miles Jackson (Oxford University)

admin 4th May 2016

Please join Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) for the following event: A Conspiracy to Commit Genocide: Anti-Fertility Research in Apartheid South Africa’s Chemical and Biological Weapons Programme Dr. Miles Jackson, Lecturer in International Law, Oxford Wednesday, 4 May 2016 at 5PM Manor Road Building – Seminar Room G In late 2013, the Health Professions Council […]

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Human Rights for Future Generations Seminar: Moral Panic and Conceptual Paradoxes: Critiquing & Reframing the Call to Ban Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems

admin 22nd November 2015

Seminar Tuesday, 24th November at 3pm Mackesy Room at Pembroke College  Professor Chris Jenks, SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas Texas  Moral Panic and Conceptual Paradoxes: Critiquing & Reframing the Call to Ban Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems Using the evocative term ‘killer robots’, the United Nations and human rights group reports claim that lethal autonomous weapon […]

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OxHRH Deputy Director, Laura Hilly, Judges Human Rights Watch Moot

admin 15th March 2015

For the second year in a row, this February Human Rights Watch London Network held a Moot Trial. This year’s topic for the Moot was the timely and topical subject of Extraordinary Rendition, the case before the Court being Khaled Shaladi v UK, which considered the role of the UK in a particular case. Held in the UCL […]

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Associate Director Prof Liora Lazarus Presenting at the USIAS Symposium-Democratic Security

admin 27th January 2015

Associate Director, Associate Professor Liora Lazarus will be one of the key speakers at the University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study  Symposium-Democratic Security on the right ‘Righting Security or Securitizing Rights.’ Today, the main threats to security seem to originate from within States rather than between them. The risk of a downward spiral of distrust and fear in […]

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Submission to Iraq Inquiry

admin 7th July 2010

A submission prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Iraq Inquiry on the legality of the 2003 invasion (July 2010) OPBP prepared a submission for the Iraq Inquiry on the legality of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.  The call for submissions may be found on the Inquiry’s website: http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk/background/100602-submissions-from-international-lawyers.aspx You can browse or search all OPBP’s […]

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