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Applications for Centre for Law and Policy Equality Fellowships

admin 16th November 2018

At the Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR), we focus on addressing discrimination at the intersections of caste, gender, sexuality, and disability and other minorities through law. As a part of this work, we are excited to announce The CLPR Equality Fellowship. CLPR will select 6 Equality Fellows to engage in litigation and advocacy that responds to intersectional […]

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New Publication: Distant Justice: The Impact of the International Criminal Court on African Politics (CUP, 2018)

admin 14th November 2018

There are a number of controversies surrounding the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Africa. Critics have charged it with neo-colonial meddling in African affairs, accusing it of undermining national sovereignty and domestic attempts to resolve armed conflict. Here, based on 650 interviews over 11 years, Phil Clark critically assesses the politics of the ICC in […]

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New Publication: The Politics of Love in Myanmar

admin 7th November 2018

The Politics of Love in Myanmar offers an intimate ethnographic account of a group of LGBT activists before, during, and after Myanmar’s post-2011 political transition. Lynette J. Chua explores how these activists devoted themselves to, and fell in love with, the practice of human rights and how they were able to empower queer Burmese to accept […]

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Between Conservatism and Pragmatism: Crafting a Human Rights-Based Approach to HIV/AIDS Related Services for Women in the Middle East

admin 5th November 2018

Venue: Fellows Dining Room, Hilda Besse building, St Antony’s College Date: 12 November 2018. 2pm Speaker(s): Dr Kamiar Alaei (Co-president, Institute for International Health and Education) Chair:  Dr Nazila Ghanea (Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law, Department for Continuing Education) Series:  MEC Women’s Rights Research Seminars   Dr Kamiar Alaei’s academic, medical and international […]

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