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Call for Applications Fellowship in Human Rights and Justice: The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

admin 22nd November 2018

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Texas School of Law seeks applications for a residential fellowship beginning as early as February 1, 2019 and running through August 31, 2020. Applicants from all countries and relevant disciplines are welcome to apply. The Fellow, working closely with the […]

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Applications for Centre for Law and Policy Equality Fellowships

admin 16th November 2018

At the Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR), we focus on addressing discrimination at the intersections of caste, gender, sexuality, and disability and other minorities through law. As a part of this work, we are excited to announce The CLPR Equality Fellowship. CLPR will select 6 Equality Fellows to engage in litigation and advocacy that responds to intersectional […]

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New Publication: Distant Justice: The Impact of the International Criminal Court on African Politics (CUP, 2018)

admin 14th November 2018

There are a number of controversies surrounding the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Africa. Critics have charged it with neo-colonial meddling in African affairs, accusing it of undermining national sovereignty and domestic attempts to resolve armed conflict. Here, based on 650 interviews over 11 years, Phil Clark critically assesses the politics of the ICC in […]

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New Publication: The Politics of Love in Myanmar

admin 7th November 2018

The Politics of Love in Myanmar offers an intimate ethnographic account of a group of LGBT activists before, during, and after Myanmar’s post-2011 political transition. Lynette J. Chua explores how these activists devoted themselves to, and fell in love with, the practice of human rights and how they were able to empower queer Burmese to accept […]

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Between Conservatism and Pragmatism: Crafting a Human Rights-Based Approach to HIV/AIDS Related Services for Women in the Middle East

admin 5th November 2018

Venue: Fellows Dining Room, Hilda Besse building, St Antony’s College Date: 12 November 2018. 2pm Speaker(s): Dr Kamiar Alaei (Co-president, Institute for International Health and Education) Chair:  Dr Nazila Ghanea (Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law, Department for Continuing Education) Series:  MEC Women’s Rights Research Seminars   Dr Kamiar Alaei’s academic, medical and international […]

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2008 Moore Prize Literature Short List

admin 29th October 2018

This year’s finalists for the Moore Prize are a diverse set of works that attest, individually and collectively, to the resilience of the human spirit and value of human dignity when these are most imperiled. Our imaginations are challenged and our capacities for empathy and sympathy enlarged in unexpected ways by reading these imaginative and […]

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Friday in Focus: Rory Kelly

admin 26th October 2018

I’m a third year doctorate student at Worcester College, and for the last two years was an editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog. It feels odd to write ‘was’ and remarkable to think that two years have passed so quickly. My doctorate focuses on orders in the form of the now repealed Anti-Social […]

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Lawyers for a People’s Vote

admin 22nd October 2018

Lawyers for a People’s Vote has been established to support the calls for a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal negotiated by the Government. Brexit is an epic constitutional change. We are therefore asking lawyers to sign our open letter urging Theresa May not to proceed with such a significant constitutional upheaval without further […]

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Scholarships for Master’s in International Human Rights Law

admin 17th October 2018

Scholarships are available for our part-time Master’s in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford starting September 2019. The programme is aimed at lawyers and other human rights advocates who wish to pursue advanced studies in international human rights law but may need to do so alongside work responsibilities. Study online in your […]

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Bonavero Institute of Human Rights: Student Programmes

admin 15th October 2018

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights invites applications for two of its student programmes this term: the Research Training Programme on Use of Force and a Seminar Series on Strategizing about Human Rights with a focus on Business & Human Rights. Applications close on 16 October 2018.  More information can be found here: Call for applications Strategizing Seminar MT 2018 BHR […]

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