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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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OxHRH

Friday in Focus: Helen Taylor

admin 5th January 2018

I came to Oxford in 2013 to read for the BCL followed by the DPhil, with a particular interest in human rights and constitutional law. Faced with long reading lists and the cold isolation of the library, I was quickly drawn to the outward-looking and dynamic engagement with current human rights challenges that I observed […]

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Is the Era of Universal Human Rights Coming to an End (Conor Gearty, LSE)

admin 5th January 2018

Corin​ Redgrave​​ Memorial ​​Lecture ​​2018​ Conor ​Gearty​ Professor​ of ​​Human​ ​Rights ​​Law​ ​at ​​LSE​ Is​ The​​ Era​​ of​ ​Universal​​ Human ​​Rights​ Coming​ To​ ​An ​​End?​ Saturday​ 27 ​​January​​ 2018 ​​at ​​2​​p​.m. Conway​Hall,​​25​​ Red​ ​Lion​ ​Square,​​ London​​ WC1 R​​4RL The challenges that human rights face today have not come out of the blue. Rather they are the result of what from the human rights perspective are three systemic weaknesses in the architecture […]

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Joint

Applications Open for OxHRH-Rhodes University Fellowship

admin 3rd January 2018

Rhodes University Research Fellowship/ Oxford Human Rights Hub Travelling Fellowship Background The Rhodes University Research Fellowship/ Oxford Human Rights Hub Travelling Fellowship (‘the Fellowship’) is a partnership between the Faculty of Law at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa and the Oxford Human Rights Hub at the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford (OxHRH), […]

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Happy Holidays and New Year from the OxHRH!

admin 20th December 2017

Our OxHRH activities have gathered momentum during this year of celebrating the fifth anniversary of the OxHRH. Michaelmas Term has been particularly productive with the culmination of several of our major initiatives. Chief among these has been the launch of our online course Learning Lessons from Litigators: Realising the Right to Education Through Public Interest […]

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OPBP

New OPBP Committee

admin 15th December 2017

Rishika Sahgal (Chair) Rishika is a candidate for the MPhil in Law at Magdalen College. She came to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar from India and completed her BCL with distinction. Prior to the BCL, Rishika clerked with the Chief Justice of India. She obtained her undergraduate degree in law from National Law University Delhi, […]

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OxHRH

Friday in Focus: Ndjodi Ndeunyema

admin 15th December 2017

I am transitioning into the DPhil Law, as a Daube Law Scholar, from the MPhil, which I am awaiting to defend. My academic research locates itself in the context of Namibia and looks at the enforceability (or otherwise) of social and economic rights under Namibian law. I argue for an African values-based premise to assert […]

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Submissions for Moore Prize in Human Rights

admin 13th December 2017

The Christopher G. Moore Foundation is pleased to announce that submissions are open for the Moore Prize 2018 to honour fiction that contributes to the awareness, understanding and supports the universality of human rights. This unique initiative is awarded annually, as chosen by a panel of judges whose own work focuses on human rights. The […]

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External

UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report

admin 11th December 2017

Don’t just blame the teacher when the system is at fault, says UNESCO Paris 24 October – UNESCO’s 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report highlights the responsibility of governments to provide universal quality education and stresses that accountability is indispensable in achieving this goal. The Report, released today, warns that disproportionate blame on any one […]

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