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Advanced Perspective on Comparative Constitutional Law Workshop

admin 9th June 2016

Advanced Perspectives on Comparative Constitutional Law Researchers, PostDocs, PhD and Graduate students interested in Comparative Constitutional Law are welcome to participate in: Conversations with Margit Cohn, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law University of Trento 19-21 September 2016 This three-day seminar will bring together a small select number of young and established […]

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OxHRH Associate Dr Liora Lazarus Appointed to Advisory Board of Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Comparative Constitutional Law

admin 14th April 2016

OxHRH Associate Dr Liora Lazarus has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the prestigious Max Planck Encyclopedia for Comparative Constitutional Law. It provides comprehensive and in context (historical, conceptual and regional) on wide-ranging issues related to constitutional issues.  In approximately 500–600 peer-reviewed entries, it will cover all areas of constitutional law from a comparative […]

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New Publication: Lord Sumption and the Limits of the Law- (eds) Nicholas Barber, Paul Yowell and Richard Ekins

admin 10th March 2016

In Lord Sumption and the Limits of the Law, leading public law scholars reflect on the nature and limits of the judicial role and its implications for human rights protection and democracy. The starting point for this reflection is Lord Sumption’s lecture, ‘The Limits of the Law’, which grounds a wide-ranging discussion of questions including […]

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Oxford University – Model United Nations Conference

admin 9th December 2015

Looking to expand your reach into current global human rights issues? Interested in the work of the UN? Join OxIMUN! Each year, the Oxford University United Nations Association hosts a Model United Nations Conference called OxIMUN. It is an incredible weekend filled with lively debate in UN format, and an excellent opportunity to tackle human […]

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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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