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A Conversation with Professor Kate O’Regan and Professor Sandra Fredman: What Are Human Rights?

admin 25th November 2016

A conversation between Kate O’Regan, Director of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at the University of Oxford, and Sandy Fredman, Professor of Law, University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub on the nature and scope of human rights, the interaction between domestic, regional and international human rights instruments and the […]

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OxHRH’s Submission to Women and Equalities Commission Now Published

admin 24th November 2016

Under the auspicies of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Sandra Fredman, FBA, QC (hon), Director of the OxHRH and Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the USA; Professor Mark Freedland, FBA, QC (hon), Emeritus Professor of Employment Law, Oxford University; Anne Davies, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Oxford University; Judy Fudge, […]

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Event: Decolonisation and Human Rights-A Forgotten Story?

admin 18th November 2016

Steven L.B. Jensen’s book, The Making of International Human Rights: The 1960s, Decolonization, and the Reconstruction of Global Values, argues that historians of human rights have ignored the role of countries in the Global South in driving the development of human rights, especially in the 1960s.  His book has sparked important discussions amongst those interested […]

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Professor Sandra Fredman Gives Evidence to the Women and Equalities Commission

admin 17th November 2016

On Wednesday 16 November 2016, OxHRH Director, Professor Sandra Fredman along with Dr Panos Kapotas (University of Portsmouth), Karon Monaghan QC (Discrimination Law Association) and Professor Satvinder Juss (King’s College London) gave evidence to the Women’s and Equalities Commission how equality legislation will be effected after leaving the EU and how best to ensure strong […]

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OxHRH Submission to the Women and Equalities Commission

admin 10th November 2016

Under the auspicies of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Sandra Fredman, FBA, QC (hon), Director of the OxHRH and Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the USA; Professor Mark Freedland, FBA, QC (hon), Emeritus Professor of Employment Law, Oxford University; Anne Davies, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Oxford University; Judy Fudge, […]

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Special Edition of the African Journal of International and Comparative Law: Women and Poverty-A Human Rights Perspective

admin 8th November 2016

The OxHRH is thrilled to announce the publication of a special edition of the African Journal of International and Comparative Law. The special edition has been guest edited by OxHRH Deputy-Director Dr Meghan Campbell, OxHRH Research Associate Dr Laura Hilly and Dr Jaakko Kuosmanen (Demos Helenski) and draws together the papers from the OxHRH conference […]

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Invitation to Attend the Herb Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Moot

admin 31st October 2016

You are invited to attend the Grand Final and Conversazione of the Herbert Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Mooting Championship, which will take place from 3pm on Saturday 5th November 2016, at the historic University Church of St Mary. This prestigious moot court competition has been established by Wadham Students and the Oxford Law Faculty to […]

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Call for Applications-Herbet Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Mooting

admin 21st October 2016

Call for Applications – Herbert Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Mooting Championship 2016 is now open! Please Note – There has been a change to the eligibility rules. The competition is now open to both matriculated students of the University of Oxford and visiting students at the University of Oxford. This exciting Mooting Championship will take […]

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Call for Papers-Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Annual Conference 2017

admin 25th August 2016

Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Annual Conference 2017 Call For Papers The Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group, hosted by the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin, will hold its 2017 meeting in Dublin on 15-16 June 2017. Proposals are now being sought for workshop presentations on the following topics: […]

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New Publication: The Public Law of Gender: From Local to Global-Katharine G Young and Kim Rubenstein (eds)

admin 4th July 2016

With the worldwide sweep of gender-neutral, gender-equal or gender-sensitive public laws in international treaties, national constitutions and statutes, it is timely to document the raft of legal reform and to critically analyse its effectiveness. Katharine G Young and Kim Rubenstein bring together various perspectives to discuss these issues in The Public Law of Gender: From […]

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