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Animated Films of UN Treaty Body Rights

admin 26th June 2018

In October 2017, Wired Video began work on a project for the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights for launch in Spring 2018. Although people have a vague idea that they have human rights, they seemed ignorant of the role of the Human Rights Treaties and Treaty Bodies that oblige governments to respect […]

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Friday in Focus-Rachel Wechsler

admin 22nd June 2018

Though I had only arrived at Oxford to commence my DPhil studies a month before, I jumped at the opportunity to become an Editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog at the end of 2013.  I was excited to join and help grow this nascent but vibrant network of human rights scholars, practitioners, and […]

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The International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights Course: Human Rights, Investigation, Fact-Finding, Documenting and Montioring

admin 18th June 2018

The International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights (CIPDH-UNESCO) presents the second edition of its International Course on Human Rights. The central topic of this course will be: “Human Rights Investigation. Fact-finding, documenting and monitoring” and will be held at the UNESCO Observatory Villa Ocampo in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 29 October to 2nd November 2018. This international course intends […]

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Friday in Focus: Tom Lowenthal

admin 15th June 2018

I am the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog’s Managing Editor and a DPhil candidate at Balliol College. Last year, I was co-chair of Oxford Pro Bono Publico. I am currently coach of the Oxford University team for the Price Media Law Moot.My DPhil is in the intersection of the fields of the human rights of […]

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OxHRH Awarded Funding Grant from the Sigrid Rausing Trust

admin 13th June 2018

The OxHRH has been awarded a competitive funding grant from The Sigrid Rausing Trust. Our guiding principle is that human rights are immeasurably strengthened by empowering diverse voices to share best practice and by connecting human rights lawyers and activists across the world. There is an enormous need for easily accessible, free online, top quality […]

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Refugee Studies Centre Film Screening-Barbara Harrell-Bond: A Life not Ordinary

admin 11th June 2018

Director: Enrico Falzetti Written by Katarzyna Grabska and Enrico Falzetti Produced by Katarzyna Grabska in collaboration with AMERA Int. Documentary: 58 min Wednesday 20 June, 5pm, Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB Through the prism of an extraordinary life, this documentary explores the achievements of Barbara Harrell-Bond […]

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Centre for Law and Policy Research-Rights in Review

admin 7th June 2018

Rights in Review is an annual publication by Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR). The Review analyses the Indian Supreme Court decisions on fundamental rights cases in the year past. CLPR began publishing Rights in Review in 2014. Rights in Review 2017is the fourth volume in the series. The 2017 Review is a survey of all reported decisions of the […]

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Friday in Focus: Farrah Raza

admin 31st May 2018

My time at Oxford began in 2017, when I joined as a Stipendiary Lecturer in Public Law at Pembroke College. I teach Constitutional Law to first year undergraduates at Pembroke and Administrative Law to second year undergraduates at Pembroke, Merton and Somerville. It’s been enjoyable to teach a mix of students and to be involved […]

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Call for Papers: Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Annual Conference

admin 31st May 2018

Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Annual Conference 2019 Call For Papers The Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group, hosted by the Department of Law, Juridicum, at the Stockholm University, will hold its 2019 meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, on 17–18 June 2019. Proposals are now being sought for workshop presentations. Papers […]

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A Cambodian Spring Film Screening

admin 29th May 2018

A Cambodian Spring: land rights activism and Cambodia’s upcoming general election Olivia Dehnavi and Katie Johnston “They consider the people enemies, ignoring, oppressing and abusing them. They don’t care about the people. They oppress the people. They make their own people suffer without justice and make them cry.” Following Cambodia’s 2013 general election, up to […]

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Call for Papers: Contemporary Challenges to Human Rights Law

admin 29th May 2018

Saturday 1st December 2018 University of Brighton Call for Papers In the UK, and with Brexit looming, the challenges for human rights are mounting. From counter-terrorism to migration, policing to poverty, human rights are facing significant challenges. Further afield the refugee crisis expands, women’s reproductive rights and bodily autonomy are devalued and western businesses take […]

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