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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 5th March 2020

The OxHRH Publications Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Mohammad Amir Anwar and Mark Graham, ‘Digital Labour at Economic Margins: African Workers and the Global Information Economy’ (2020) Review of African Political Economy 1 (forthcoming) Mohammad Amir Anwar and Mark Graham, […]

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Striking for Education in the Global South – Sit-in-Teach-out in support of UCU strike (4 March)

Rishika Sahgal 2nd March 2020

The UCU is on strike this term, against stagnant, insufficient, and unequal pay for women and racial minorities, increasing casualisation, unsustainable workloads, and the unfavourable restructuring of pensions. The strike causes some disruption to lectures and seminars. But does it also, in many ways, contribute to our education, and to redressing inequality in society as […]

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OxHRH Director Sandy Fredman on ‘Combining Human Rights and the SDGs to Achieve Substantive Gender Equality’

admin 1st March 2020

OxHRH Director Professor Sandy Fredman has written an article on ‘Combining Human Rights and the SDGs to Achieve Substantive Gender Equality’. Her piece, available here, explores how the SDGs and human rights could work together under an intersectional approach to achieve transformative gender equality. The article is part of a series called Counted and Visible: Insights, […]

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‘Use and the University’ FJDG Teach-Out Panel Discussion in Support of UCU Strike Action – 3rd March

Rishika Sahgal 26th February 2020

In solidarity with the University and College Union (UCU) strike action, on Tuesday, March 3rd, the Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion Group (FJDG) will hold a teach-out panel discussion on ‘Use and the University’ (Chapter 4 of Sara Ahmed’s What’s the Use?) with panellists Dr. Shreya Atrey, Achas Burin, Professor Sandra Fredman, and Nomfundo Ramalekana at the Wadham Room in King’s Arms. A social will be […]

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New Book on Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges

admin 19th February 2020

A new edited book has just been published titled Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges: Poverty, Conflict, and the Environment. The book is edited by OxHRH Associates Dapo Akande and Jaakko Kuosmanen, alongside Helen McDermott and Dominic Roser. Description The world is faced with significant and interrelated challenges in the 21st century which threaten human rights in […]

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2020 edition of The Geneva Challenge – Advancing Development Goals International Contest for graduate students

admin 15th February 2020

The Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on advancing human development within the scope of a relevant topic. This year, students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Social Inclusion“.  As the key to this issue is […]

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Faith, Ethics and Organ Donation Conference by the Woolf Institute

admin 5th February 2020

Overview The one-day conference to be held on Monday 17 February 12-5pm will bring together medical professionals and representatives of various faiths in order to discuss the ethical challenges arising from the practice of organ donation and transplantation. In light of the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019 , a discussion of the potential ethical implications of this new law […]

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Call for Papers: The Age of Human Rights Journal

admin 4th February 2020

The Human Rights Age Journal is a scientific journal of international relevance, published in English, peer-reviewed and open-access, containing papers concerning Human Rights from different approaches. The Journal has been included in SCOPUS and in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science). It is also in: Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), LATINDEX (catalogue), […]

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