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Friday in Focus: Emilie McDonnell

admin 22nd March 2019

I am currently a DPhil in Law candidate at University College. My research focuses on protecting the right to leave and related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants when migration control is conducted extraterritorially and has been outsourced to states of origin and transit, private actors and international organisations. I came to […]

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Essex Summer School in Human Rights Research Methods: 1-5 July 2019

admin 15th March 2019

The Essex Human Rights Centre will be offering its five day summer school in Human Rights Research Methods from 1- 5 July 2019. Now in its 5th year, this summer school explores the core methods and skills needed to carry out human rights research whether for academic scholarship, bids for large research projects or reports […]

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Workshop: The Impact of the Medical Profession on Abortion Laws in Transitional and Post-conflict Societies

admin 11th March 2019

On Thursday 4th April 2019 from 09:15-17:30pm the Institute for Global Innovation and Birmingham Law School are hosting a workshop on ‘The Impact of the Medical Profession on Abortion Laws in Transitional and Post-conflict Societies’. The workshop will be held in the Harding Building, University of Birmingham. The aim of the workshop is to bring together academics, activists, […]

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Call for Organising Committee: International Rounds of the Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court, April 2019

admin 26th February 2019

The International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition are being jointly organised by the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at the University of Oxford. The Moot, which aims to cultivate interest in contemporary issues surrounding the freedom of expression, privacy, and media law, will take place at Oxford from 8 to 12 April, 2019. We are expecting approximately 40 teams […]

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Call for Judges: International Rounds of the Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court, April 2019

admin 26th February 2019

The International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition are being jointly organised by the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at the University of Oxford. The moot is a unique opportunity for students to engage in international human rights law, as it draws from a number of regional systems as well as the international human rights law system. It aims to […]

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The Wiener Library’s Exhibition – Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers

admin 22nd February 2019

The Wiener Library’s new temporary exhibition ‘Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers’ will offer people the unique opportunity to view original documents from the Library’s extensive archive collection, including some of the earliest eye-witness testimonies from Holocaust survivors every to be recorded. This exhibition reveals the stories and legacies of the individuals and […]

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Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Annual Conference, Stockholm University

admin 20th February 2019

Stockholm University is hosting the annual Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Conference from 17-18 June 2019. There is no cost for the conference, but the organisers ask that you register using this link by 15 May 2019. The conference can accommodate about 100 audience members, which if need be will be allocated […]

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Human Rights Watch Film Festival London, 13-22 March

admin 14th February 2019

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival will be presented in London from 13 to 22 March 2019, featuring 15 award-winning documentary and feature films. The international line-up of films from Venezuela, South Africa, Palestine, Thailand, and more offer critical insight into local and global human rights concerns impacting people around the world today. Many filmmakers, […]

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Human Rights in Asia Conference 2019, University of Essex

admin 13th February 2019

The University of Essex is hosting a ‘Human Rights in Asia Conference’ on Saturday 23 March 2019. The conference will be at the Colchester Campus LTB 8 from 9:30am until 5pm and is open to everyone. This years conference is titled “Shadow behind the Light: Economic Development and Human Rights”, focusing on human rights issues related […]

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Applications Open for the Oxford/George Washington Summer School in International Human Rights Law

admin 8th February 2019

The Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 Oxford/George Washington Summer School in International Human Rights Law at New College, Oxford are now being accepted. Further information is available here.  The closing date for applications is 1 April 2019 but early application is advised […]

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