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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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Now accepting applications: The Oxford Policy Fellowship

admin 20th January 2020

The Oxford Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications for Fellowships 2020-2022. The Fellowship gives legal professionals the opportunity to work within a government in low- and middle-income countries as a civil servant reporting to local managers. Because the demand for Oxford Policy Fellows is led by host governments – rather than being imposed by an […]

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Refugee Studies Centre Public Seminar Series, Hilary Term 2020

admin 17th January 2020

Feminism, Categorisation and Forced Migration This interdisciplinary series will explore a range of topics in refugee law, politics and history with particular attention being paid to feminist and/or gendered approaches to displacement and mobility and the categorisation(s) of people as ‘refugees’, ‘citizens’, ‘settlers’ or ‘migrants’. 5:00-6:30pm,* Wednesdays, Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House Series convenor: […]

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