Human Rights Seminars at LSE

admin 5th February 2018

On the 7th of February, LSE Human Rights and LSE Law will be co-hosting a lecture on ‘Human Rights in the Neoliberal Maelstrom’, given byProfessor Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History at Yale University, and chaired by Dr Ayça Çubukçu, Assistant Professor in Human Rights, LSE. This lecture will take place from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. For more information, please visit […]

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New Publication: Foundations of Indirect Discrimination (Hart, 2018)

admin 2nd February 2018

Indirect discrimination (or disparate impact) concerns the application of the same rule to everyone, even though that rule significantly disadvantages one particular group in society. Ever since its recognition by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1971, liberal democracies around the world have grappled with the puzzle that it can sometimes be unfair […]

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Center for Death and Society Conference 2018: The Politics of Death

admin 30th January 2018

Dates: 08-09 June 2018 Location: University of Bath, UK Over the last fifteen-years, first world popular culture’s interest in human mortality significantly expanded and death and dying achieved new levels of media attention. But what of death’s politics? Or the politics of dying and end-of-life? What role does political power play in everyday experiences of […]

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Friday in Focus: Laura Hilly

admin 26th January 2018

When I finished up my position as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and Deputy Direction of the OxHRH in 2015, I remember reflecting on the A.A. Milne quote: ‘How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard’. But what I have found, over two years later, is that the intellectually enriching, inclusive […]

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