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The OxHRH Participates in The Africa Oxford Initiative

admin 30th October 2017

The OxHRH was delighted and had a lot of fun participating in The Africa Oxford Initiative! The team discussed their research into affirmative action in South Africa; socio-economic rights in the constitution of Namibia; the right to equality in the Kenyan constitution, strategic litigation in South Africa and judicial remedies for positive obligations. This is […]

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Book Colloquium: Voting Rights of Refugees

admin 25th October 2017

In this book colloquium Dr. Ruvi Ziegler will discuss his new book Voting Rights of Refugees, published in January 2017 by Cambridge University Press. As 2017 draws to a close, its dramatic events highlight the timeliness of such a book. Increased attention to the mass movement of asylum seekers and refugees across borders,  and the dynamic nature of communities and […]

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Director Sandra Fredman Participates in ‘Good Work: Roundtable on the Taylor Review’

Meghan Campbell 25th October 2017

Director Sandra  Fredman is participating today in the Oxford Labour Law Discussion Group round table discussion of the report:  Good Work: The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (BEISS 2017).  The report has potential massive implications not only for labour law but also tax law, company law, and other legal subjects as well. Contributors to […]

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Friday in Focus: Shreya Atrey

admin 20th October 2017

I am currently a lecturer at the University of Bristol Law School where I teach Public Law, Constitutional Rights, and European Union Law. Before starting at Bristol, I was based at the European University Institute, Florence as a Max Weber Fellow and at the Centre for Human Rights and Global Justice at the NYU School […]

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‘Somos’: A participatory documentary on youth and peacebuilding in Colombia

admin 19th October 2017

Thu, 19/10/2017 – 13:00 to 14:30 LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford ‘Somos’ (We Are): A participatory documentary on youth and peacebuilding in Colombia What do the youngest in society think about Colombia’s much celebrated ‘transition to peace’? What is their idea of peace, and how do they see the peace negotiations between the government and […]

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Welcome to Our New Blog Editors

admin 17th October 2017

The OxHRH Blog is delighted to welcome Nomfundo Ramalekana and Farrah Raza to the team as Editors! Nomfundo Ramalekana is a South African DPhill (Law) Student at Oxford.  Her research focuses on equality law, specifically affirmative action. She is interested in critical race and gender theory as well as decolonising the law. Farrah Raza is […]

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Friday in Focus: Victoria Miyandazi (Oxford)

admin 13th October 2017

I started my studies in Oxford in 2013 as a Rhodes Scholar a year after completing my LL.B. degree from Kenyatta University in Kenya. I did the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) and MPhil in Law postgraduate degrees before embarking on the DPhil in Law path. My postgraduate studies deepened my knowledge base and expertise […]

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Women and Equalities Committee Uses Evidence from Director Sandra Fredman

admin 12th October 2017

The Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) in their new report, Ensuring Strong Equalities Legislation After EU Exit, conclude that the government is missing opportunities to turn equality intention into legislation. The WEC relied extensively on oral evidence given by OxHRH Director, Sandra Fredman and drew on the written submission made by Professor Fredman, Professor Anne Davies […]

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Constitutional Court Review Call for Papers

admin 10th October 2017

AN OPEN CALL FOR PAPERS Now Available Free Online The editors of the Constitutional Court Review (‘CCR’) have issued an open call for lead essays, articles and case comments for Constitutional Court Review IX.  Academics, jurists and practitioners, with interest in writing on the work of South Africa’s Constitutional Court, should contact the following CCR editors […]

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