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Comparative and International Education Society: Problematizing Inequality Conference

admin 7th March 2017

On March 7, OxHRH Deputy-Director Meghan Campbell alongside Tanvir Muntasim (Action Aid), Salima Namusobya (Initiative for Economic and Social Rights), Svlvian Aubrey (Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights) Delphine Dorsi  (Right to Education Project), and Suzanne Grant Lewis (UNESCO-IIEP) came together to discuss how the normative human rights framework and accountability mechanisms can […]

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Venice Academy of Human Rights: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as an Answer to Rising Inequalities

admin 2nd March 2017

Admissions to the Venice Academy of Human Rights on the topic Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights as an Answer to Rising Inequalities (3 – 12 July 2017), organised by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) are open until 19 April 2017, early birds who apply until 15 March 2017 receive a 10% discount. […]

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Students Reflect on OxHRH

admin 27th February 2017

On the fifth anniversary of the OxHRH current and former students reflect on what the Hub means to their own research and the importance of using technology to foster a global conversation on human rights.  

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Poverty is Sexist

admin 24th February 2017

One.org and Don’t Panic have created a short powerful film, ‘Poverty Is Sexist’. The film travels the globe to bring to light the fact that there is categorically nowhere in the world where women have the same opportunities as men. As a direct result of this women who are the hardest hit by gender inequality […]

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An Introduction to the OxHRH

admin 22nd February 2017

On the fifth anniversary of the OxHRH, Director, Professor Sandra Fredman pauses to reflect on the founding vision of the OxHRH, on our of the memorable  events and how students, research and activists can benefit by participating in our global conversation human right.

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Rhodes House LGBTQ Forum

admin 21st February 2017

This weekend marks the first Inaugural Rhodes LGBTQ Forum, being held at Rhodes House from the 24-26 February 2017. The forum brings together influential leaders, thinkers and activists to reflect upon the past and discuss the future challenges of the struggle for LGBTQ rights around the world. Speakers include Frank Mugisha, the Executive Director of […]

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Laureate Visiting Fellowships in Comparative Constitutional Law

admin 20th February 2017

Applications are invited from suitably qualified female doctoral and early career scholars to participate in the Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law at Melbourne Law School during 2017. OVERVIEW The Laureate Visiting Fellowships in Constitutional Law offers outstanding female doctoral and female early career researchers the opportunity to participate in an intensive mentoring program relative […]

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Upcoming Seminar: China and the Death of American Comparative Law

admin 17th February 2017

Start date: Thursday, 2 March, 17:00 Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, The China Centre, University of Oxford For all the attention paid to the Founder Fathers in contemporary American debates, it has almost been wholly forgotten how deeply they embraced an ambitious and intellectually profound valuation of foreign legal experience. Over the past two centuries, America […]

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