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First Textbook on International and European Disability Law and Policy

admin 28th October 2019

Dr. Andrea Broderick, of Maastricht University, The Netherlands, and Dr. Delia Ferri, of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, have co-authored the first textbook on International and European Disability Law and Policy: Text, Cases and Materials, which was published by Cambridge University Press in October 2019. The textbook is the product of a close collaboration […]

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Forthcoming talk: ‘Migration: The Movement of Humankind from Prehistory to the Present’

admin 28th October 2019

Migration: The Movement of Humankind from Prehistory to the Present Professor Robin Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Development Studies, University of Oxford Tuesday 12 November, 5pm – 6pm at the Oxford Martin School, followed by book signing and drinks reception Migration is present at the dawn of human history – the phenomena of hunting and gathering, […]

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MOOC on Children Deprived of Liberty: Learning from the UN Global Study

admin 23rd October 2019

MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) course dates: 18 November 2019 – 19 January 2020 Children deprived of liberty are an often invisible and forgotten group who suffer from clear violations of human rights. Frequently placed in inhuman conditions and in adult facilities, they are at heightened risk of violence, rape and sexual assault, as well […]

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Vacancies for independent United Nations experts of the Human Rights Council, with extensive professional experience in human rights

admin 15th October 2019

Vacancies to be filled from June 2019 to March 2020 The “special procedures” of the Human Rights Council (HRC) are independent human rights experts with mandates to report and advise on human rights from a thematic or country-specific perspective. Their specific functions are defined in the HRC resolutions creating or extending their mandate. Mandates can […]

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The Wiener Holocaust Library’s new exhibition: ‘Forgotten Victims: The Nazi Genocide of the Roma & Sinti’

admin 11th October 2019

The Wiener Holocaust Library’s upcoming exhibition Forgotten Victims: The Nazi Genocide of the Roma and Sinti,  opens to the public on Wednesday 30 October 2019 and draws upon the Library’s collections to uncover the story of this little known aspect of Nazi persecution. Their archives hold a wide range of relevant materials, including eyewitness accounts, […]

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Refugee Studies Centre Public Seminar Series, Michaelmas Term 2019

admin 11th October 2019

Seminars are held on Wednesdays from 5:00-6:30pm in Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB. This term’s series is convened by Professor Matthew Gibney, Professor Cathryn Costello and Professor Tom Scott-Smith. For more details see here.   16 October – Professor Alexander Betts, Refugee Studies Centre The political economy of […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 29th September 2019

The OxHRH Publications Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Stephen Allen, Nigel Bankes, Øyvind Ravna (eds), The Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Marine Areas (Hart Publishing, 2019) Shreya Atrey, Intersectional Discrimination (OUP, 2019) C. Ignacio de Casas, ‘The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Consultation Rights in the Americas: How the Inter-American System […]

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New Book: Feeling Like a State: Desire, Denial, and the Recasting of Authority (Duke University Press, 2019)

admin 20th September 2019

In Feeling Like a State,  Professor Davina Cooper explores the unexpected contribution a legal drama of withdrawal might make to conceptualizing a more socially just, participative state. In recent years, as gay rights have expanded, some conservative Christians—from charities to guesthouse owners and county clerks—have denied people inclusion, goods, and services because of their sexuality. In […]

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