Prof Paul Hunt Gives TedX Talk ‘Equality – The Road Less Travelled’

admin, 18th November 2014

Prof Hunt has recently delivered an important TedX talk ‘Equality – The Road Less Travelled’ You can watch the talk here:   Human rights actually save lives, reduce suffering, and empower individuals and communities. Often we tend to justify the importance of human rights through moral, political and legal arguments, but perhaps we need to […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Mooting Championship 2014

admin, 13th November 2014

Saturday 22 November 2014 (6th Week) This exciting new event, coinciding with UK Disability History Month, aims to promote the intellectual study of disability and its intersection with domestic and international law. It has been established by Wadham Graduate students and the Oxford Law Faculty. The Grand Final of the Championship and Conversazione are open to the […]

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Associate Director Dr Cathryn Costello Wins Teaching Excellence Award to Enhance Course on International Human Rights and Refugee Law

admin, 6th November 2014

ODID Associate Professor Cathryn Costello has won an Oxford University Teaching Excellence Award for a project to enhance the course on International Human Rights and Refugee Law, which forms a core part of the MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. Cathryn is the first holder of the Andrew W Mellow Associate Professorship in International Human […]

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Associate Director Dr Cathryn Costello Co-Authors New Report on Aslyum Procedures

admin, 6th November 2014

Study on “New Approaches, Alternative Avenues and Means of Access to Asylum Procedures for Persons Seeking International Protection” conducted for the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee Upon request by the LIBE committee, this study examines the workings of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS), in order to assess the need and potential for new approaches to […]

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