Oxford Human Rights Hub

The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring 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 resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the development of human rights law and practice.

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A Conversation on the Human Rights Implications of Brexit

A Conversation on the Human Rights Implications of Brexit

On 31 January 2017, OxHRH, together with the Public Law Discussion Group, the Programme for the Foundations of Constitutional Law and Government, and the Bonavero Insttiute of Human Rights hosted  A Conversation on Brexit’s Impact on ...
Call for Papers: Human Rights in Asia-Gender and Sexuality

Call for Papers: Human Rights in Asia-Gender and Sexuality

This conference is being held by the University of Essex.
A Strong Voice For Women: The CEDAW Committee Reviews Canada

A Strong Voice For Women: The CEDAW Committee Reviews Canada

For the first time in eight years the Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) has reviewed Canada’s record on women’s rights. The Concluding Observations on Canada are ...
What Are Human Rights?

What Are Human Rights?

A conversation between Kate O’Regan, Director of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at the University of Oxford, and Sandy Fredman, Professor of Law, University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub on the nature ...
Counter-Terrorism and Security in Europe after the Paris Attacks

Counter-Terrorism and Security in Europe after the Paris Attacks

Watch the webinar here. The attacks in Paris in November 2015 have resulted in a wave of counter-terrorism law and policy reform proposals at EU level. In this webinar, Professor Fiona de Londras outlines these reforms and critically ...

The Right to Security: Securing Rights or Securitzing Rights?

Watch the webinar here. The webinar focuses on the historical origins, philosophical foundations, legal protection, and political implications of the right to security. It shows how the right has the potential to protect individuals ...
Human Rights and Personal Identity-Prof Jill Marshall (Leicester)

Human Rights and Personal Identity-Prof Jill Marshall (Leicester)

Jill Marshall’s Human Rights Law and Personal Identity, published by Routledge in June 2014, explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, ...
The Foundation for Law Jusitce and Society Events

The Foundation for Law Jusitce and Society Events

The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in association with Wolfson College and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford invites you to: Book Colloquium: Social Media: A Critical Introduction 17:30-19:00 Thursday ...
Women’s and Children’s Health: Evidence of the Impact of Human Rights -Prof Paul Hunt (Essex)

Women’s and Children’s Health: Evidence of the Impact of Human Rights -Prof Paul Hunt (Essex)

In 2011, Professor Paul Hunt (UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, 2002-2008) was asked by Dr. Flavia Bustreo (Assistant Director-General, WHO) to lead a project on the evidence of impact of human rights on aspects of women’s ...
Recent British Court Decisions on the Death Penalty: Letting the British Government off the Noose? -Reader Jon Yorke (BCU)

Recent British Court Decisions on the Death Penalty: Letting the British Government off the Noose? -Reader Jon Yorke (BCU)

Recent British court decisions have considered the UK export of chemical substances used for lethal injection in the United States, the FCO blanket ban on providing financial assistance for British nationals facing the death penalty ...
OxHRH Seminar Series: Summer Hiatus

OxHRH Seminar Series: Summer Hiatus

The Oxford Human Rights Hub Seminar Series is on summer hiatus and will be recommencing in October 2014.   In the meantime, please take a look at audio and photo coverage of this year's expert ...