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Re-envisioning Discrimination Law

admin 11th May 2014

Shreya Atrey, chair of Oxford Pro Bono Publico, presented her paper “Re-envisioning Discrimination Law: Making Discrimination Law Respond to Intersectionality” on 6 May 2014 at the international conference – “Global Challenges and New Perspectives on Equality Law”. This was the third annual conference of the Berkeley Comparative Discrimination Law Group being held at Université libre de […]

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Do Human Rights Need a History?

admin 8th May 2014

On 12 May 2014, as part of a series of lectures entitled “Dilemmas of History in a Global Age,” Professor Lynn Hunt, Humanitas Visiting Professor in Historiography, spoke on the interrelationship between history and human rights with a lecture entitled “Do Human Rights Need a History?“. Professor Sandra Fredman QC, Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British […]

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Workshop: The Business of Traffic in Humans – 8 May 2014

admin 6th May 2014

The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in association with Wolfson College and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford invites you to: Workshop: The Business of Traffic in Humans 09:30-16:00,Thursday 8 May 2014 Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Oxford, OX2 6UD This workshop will explore the role of the state and businesses in the fight against trafficking in human beings, addressing recent developments in the European and national policy […]

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Human Rights and the Rule of Law: Eight Centuries After Runnymede

admin 1st May 2014

This year’s Annual Hands Lecture will be given by David Boies, Chairman of Boies, Schiller and Flexner LLP . The lecture will be on on Wednesday 7th May at 5pm in the Examination Schools.  He will be speaking on “Human Rights and the Rule of Law.  Eight Centuries after Runnymede”.   David Boies has conducted […]

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'Women and Poverty' Conference Begins 28 April 2014!

admin 27th April 2014

Our international conference ‘Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach’ begins in Kigali, Rwanda tomorrow. The conference will be formally opened tomorrow morning, 28 April 2014, by the First Lady of Rwanda, Her Excellency, Madame Jeannette Kagame, with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rwanda Hon. Professor Sam Rugege, Professor Timothy Endicott, Dean of the […]

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