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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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Training Course: Social Rights in Europe: Advocacy and Litigation, 10th March 2020

admin 16th January 2020

On 10 March, the UoN Human Rights Law Centre and Doughty Street Chambers will co-host in London a one-day training course entitled “Social Rights in Europe: Advocacy and Litigation”. Led by international experts in the field, this session will provide practitioners, civil society, academics and others with information about social rights standards, mechanisms and avenues that have historically received […]

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Work for CPAG – Lawyer

admin 11th January 2020

Child Poverty Action Group works on behalf of the one in four children in the UK growing up in poverty. It doesn’t have to be like this. We use our understanding of what causes poverty and the impact it has on children’s lives to campaign for policies that will prevent and solve poverty – for […]

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New edited collection from OxHRH Associate Barbara Havelková

admin 24th December 2019

A new edited collection on Anti-Discrimination Law in Civil Law Jurisdictions by Barbara Havelková and Mathias Möschel has just been published. This collection of essays explores the evolution of anti-discrimination law in European civil law jurisdictions. Historically, scholarship in this area has focused on the common law, which has also taken the lead in developing the […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 23rd December 2019

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: Mark Graham and William H Dutton (eds), Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing our Lives (2nd edn, OUP, 2019) Mark Graham, Rob Kitchin, Shannon Mattern and Joe Shaw (eds), How to Run a City Like Amazon, and […]

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