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Friday in Focus: Fadzai Madzingira

admin 16th February 2018

I am currently a Content Policy Associate for Facebook. The Content Policy team writes and interprets the policies governing what content people can share on Facebook. The team addresses many issues, ranging from freedom of expression, to hate speech, to counter-terrorism, the list is endless. Prior to this role I was a Public Policy Analyst […]

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A4ID’s annual Law and International Development Training Programme

admin 15th February 2018

The only course of its kind in the UK, A4ID’s annual Law and International Development training programme explores the crucial role that law plays in underpinning the international development agenda and in promoting responsible business practice. This course explores role of the law in: International Development Financing Development Business and Human Rights Socio-Economic Rights Sustainable […]

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Refugee Studies Centre Seminar: Of rights and borders: human trafficking and contemporary forms of slavery in European law

admin 13th February 2018

Dr Vladislava Stoyanova (Lund University) 5:00-6:30pm, Wednesday 14 February Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB Seminar series convenor: Dr Lilian Tsourdi About the seminar Against the backdrop of the rich judicial output of the Strasbourg Court, the case law under Article 4 (slavery, servitude, forced labour and […]

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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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Work, Human Rights, and Human Capabilities – Virginia Mantouvalou (UCL)

admin 18th January 2018

Oxford Labour Law Discussion Group seminar Professor Virginia Mantouvalou (University College London) Work, Human Rights and Human Capabilities Date and time: Monday 22 January 2018 at 12:30pm Venue: Brasenose College Tower Bursary, Oxford A sandwich lunch is provided   Abstract The meaning and content of the right to work is controversial, with some suggesting that it […]

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New Positions at the Centre for Law and Policy Research

admin 14th January 2018

Centre for Law and Policy Research (“CLPR”) is a not-for-profit trust based in Bengaluru. We are a team of young researchers and lawyers who are engaged with research into law, development of policy, advancing public interest in the constitution and the Supreme Court and in strategic impact litigation. Please visit our website to learn more […]

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