McDonald Conference 2015 – 'What's Wrong With Rights'

admin 12th May 2015

Thursday 21 May to Friday 22 May, Christ Church, Oxford. More information here. How absolute are rights?  Should they always trump other moral considerations?  Does it help to distinguish statutory rights from natural ones?  Are rights necessarily bound up with radical individualism?  Can they do justice to the proper claims of the common good?  Should […]

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Call for Applications – Future Directions in EU Labour Law

admin 5th May 2015

Early Career Scholars in EU labour law and social policy are invited to apply for a space on the British Academy-funded project on Future Directions in EU Labour Law, with a launch workshop organised on July 3 at Magdalen College, Oxford. The project will bring together early career academics and senior policy makers from across the Union to collaborate […]

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UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Adopts Guidelines, Acknowledges OPBP’S Contribution

Zachary Vermeer 5th May 2015

The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has highlighted the contribution of OPBP’s research to the preparation of its draft document providing basic principles and guidelines to member States. The Working Group, led by Special Rapporteur Mads Andenas, has been working since 2012 to provide a framework document for states on the legal principles governing […]

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Landmark Conference on Essential Ingredients for Sustainable Future

admin 1st May 2015

The Oxford Martin School Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations co-organised an international conference on the Essential Ingredients for Sustainable Future with the Welsh Government and the World Future Council in Cardiff earlier this week (28-29 April). The conference was organised at a perfect moment, as the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 […]

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Call for Papers: Irish Yearbook of International Law

admin 30th April 2015

The editors of the Irish Yearbook of International Law welcome submissions for publication in the Yearbook. Articles should not be published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. An annual, peer reviewed publication, the Irish Yearbook of International Law is committed to the publication of articles of general interest in international law as well as articles that have a particular connection […]

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