Almas Shaikh

OxHRH Communications

Almas is a human rights lawyer from India. She is currently reading as a DPhil candidate (PRS) at the University of Oxford and is a Barbara Mills Graduate Scholar in Law. She focuses on the role of intersectionality in Indian discrimination law, under the supervision of Professor Sandra Fredman.

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External paid internship opportunity: Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) / ASSEDEL internship (Strasbourg)

External paid internship opportunity: Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) / ASSEDEL internship (Strasbourg)

The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) brings together academics, practitioners, and policy-makers from across the globe to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through the vigorous exchange of ideas and ...
Discrimination Law Podcast (3 part series)

Discrimination Law Podcast (3 part series)

  In this podcast, we are exploring some of the key themes in Professor Sandra Fredman’s monograph, Discrimination Law – the new, third edition of which was published by Oxford University Press in December 2022. Sandra ...
2024 International Human Rights Law Summer School

2024 International Human Rights Law Summer School

The 2024 International Human Rights Law Summer School is a 26-day residential programme running from 2 to 27 July. It is offered by the Bonavero Institute for Human Rights and George Washington University Law School, based at the ...
Film Screening: The Soil and the Sea

Film Screening: The Soil and the Sea

The film, The Soil and The Sea is being released in UK cinemas and will screen at Curzon Oxford on February 29th (+ director Q&A). The film, featuring a text by Elias Khoury and produced in partnership with NGO Act for the ...
The University of Oxford Human Rights Hub Journal Invites Submissions for a Special Issue

The University of Oxford Human Rights Hub Journal Invites Submissions for a Special Issue

Proposals should consist of three to five papers that address a topic of high current interest in the field of international, regional, comparative or national human rights law. Each submission should be in the range of 10,000 to ...
ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

For her upcoming report to the Human Rights Council to be presented in June 2024, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Ms. Farida Shaheed, will consider academic freedom and freedom of expression in ...
Mirjana Spoljaric: From Gaza to Ukraine and Syria – the challenges of humanitarian action in today’s intractable conflicts

Mirjana Spoljaric: From Gaza to Ukraine and Syria – the challenges of humanitarian action in today’s intractable conflicts

Trinity College has a an exciting programme of timely Trinity Talks scheduled for its second season of Events at Trinity addressing a range of pressing topics facing societies today.   Mirjana Spoljaric: From Ukraine to ...
US Affirmative Action Series

US Affirmative Action Series

On 29 June 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a majority decision, held that race-based affirmative action programs in college admissions processes violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. In this ...
Minority v Minority Only Benefits the Privileged

Minority v Minority Only Benefits the Privileged

The US Supreme Court’s decision Students for Fair Admissions v Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College (2023) dealt a blow to substantive equality in education. The petition claimed that providing race-based considerations in the ...
Call for Abstracts – OxHRH Graduate Workshop

Call for Abstracts – OxHRH Graduate Workshop

Call for abstracts: OxHRHGraduateWorkshop- for MPhil / DPhil students working on Human Rights The Oxford Human Rights Hub is pleased to announce a half-dayGraduateWorkshopfor MPhil and DPhil students working on human rights at ...
Oxford Human Rights Hub – Rhodes University Travelling Research Fellowship Programme Experience

Oxford Human Rights Hub – Rhodes University Travelling Research Fellowship Programme Experience

Ugochukwu Ezeh is the recipient of the Oxford Human Rights Hub - Rhodes University Travelling Research Fellowship Programme. His fellowship at the Rhodes Law Faculty coincided with the judicial nullification of presidential election ...
Supporting Online Justice: Enhancing Accessibility, Participation, and Procedural Fairness

Supporting Online Justice: Enhancing Accessibility, Participation, and Procedural Fairness

Working in partnership with HM Courts and Tribunal Service, Supporting Online Justice, project has produces a series of video guides for lay users for use in tribunals and family courts. The main output for this project has been the ...