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New Publications from the OxHRH Team and Associates

admin 2nd June 2017

The OxHRH Publication Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The Publications Page is constantly updated with the newest innovative and thought-provoking journal articles and books. The latest editions are: Shreya Atrey, ‘Redefining Frontiers of EU Discrimination Law’ (2017) Public Law 185 Nicholas Bamforth, ‘Articles 13 and […]

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New Publication: Research Methods in Human Rights

admin 1st June 2017

Methodological discussion has largely been neglected in human rights research, with legal scholars in particular tending to address research methods and methodological reflection implicitly rather than explicitly. This book advances thinking on human rights methodology, offering instruction and guidance on the methodological approaches to human rights research. Seeking to bridge the methodological deficit often compounded […]

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NEW RightsUp #RightNow Podcast-Transforming the Law: Transgender Rights in the United States

admin 30th May 2017

In May of 2016, the Obama administration issued federal guidance that stated transgender people are protected according to United States civil rights law preventing sex discrimination in schools. It was a historic move, in response to a wave of cases making their way through federal courts regarding discrimination against transgender people. But in February 2017, […]

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Race and the Law-How Police and Judicial System Protects and Undermines the Rights of Ethnic Minorities

admin 30th May 2017

Race and the Law – How the Police and Judicial System Protects and Undermines the Rights of Ethnic Minorities Tzuzuki Lecture Theatre Ruth Deech Building St Anne’s College 5-6.30 p.m. Tuesday May 30   Speakers will include:   Dr Alpa Parmar (Departmental Lecturer in Criminology, Oxford University) Chief Superintendent Victor Olisa (Strategic Lead for Diversity […]

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OPBP Report Supports Academic Scholarship

Meghan Campbell 26th May 2017

OPBP’s reports have had significant impact in court cases and now it is also having an impact on academic scholarship. OBPB has been cited in Brian Farrell’s new book, Habeus Corpus in International Law. OPBP prepared a report on the use of secret evidence in October 2011, in order to assist the Joint Committee on […]

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See It From Her : Borderless-Celebrating Difference

admin 25th May 2017

See It From Her Presents: ‘Borderless: Celebrating Difference’ 11th June, 12pm-10pm Trinity Centre Bristol Programme: An all day event of women taking back power and space. The event will explore identity and celebrate difference through discussions, workshops, performances and imagery. ALL DAY: SIFH’s self-portrait exhibition: ‘Powerful Women’ exploring identity, by women in Bristol. Stalls from […]

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Book Colloquium: The Forgotten Flight: Terrorism, Diplomacy and the Pursuit of Justice

admin 24th May 2017

The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in association with Wolfson College and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford invites you to: Book Colloquium: The Forgotten Flight: Terrorism, Diplomacy and the Pursuit of Justice Stuart H Newberger, author and international lawyer Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Linton Rd, Oxford OX2 6UD 5.30pm, Wednesday 24 May 2017 A book colloquium […]

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South Asian Constitutionalism and Constitution Making : A Workshop

admin 22nd May 2017

The South Asian Law Discussion Group is excited to be hosting its first workshop: South Asian Constitutionalism and Constitution Making: A Workshop from 9 30 am to 2 pm at the Cube, in the Faculty of Law, University Oxford on Thursday, 1st June 2017. The workshop will feature an array of papers from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and India. The […]

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OxHRH Director Sandra Fredman Gives Keynote Address at Nordic Law and Gender Conference

admin 16th May 2017

Nordic Law and Gender Conference 2017 – Turku May 11–12th Transformation of gender: reflections in legal research and practice ​Key note speakers: Professor Sandra Fredman, University of Oxford Professor Nira Yuval Davis, University of East London The transformation of the Nordic unified national states into multiethnic and plural societies coincides with transformation of feminist legal research from women’s law […]

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