Event archive

Event archive

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Comparative Equality Law – A View from the Bench

28 May 2014 - 9am, MacKesy Room, Pembroke College

On 28 May, Justice Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada and Justice Baer of the German Federal Constitutional Court discussed how the concept of equality was dealt with in their respective jurisdictions. This seminar formed part of a series of lectures funded by the Bapsybanoo Marchioness of Winchester Lectureship. Both judges drew upon high-profile cases to illustrate […]

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A Judicial Conversation on Identities and Judging

27 May 2014 - 5pm, Pichette Auditorium, Pembroke College

On 27 May, Justice Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada and Justice Baer of the German Constitutional Court discussed the role of intersectional identities in the judicial decision making process, as part of a series of lectures funded by the Bapsybanoo Marchioness of Winchester Lecturership. Their fascinating exchange reflected similarities and differences between their jurisdictions, […]

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New Human Rights Challenges in Countering Terrorism: a Council of Europe Perspective

13 May 2014 - Ivan Koedjikov, Senior Common Room, Oxford Faculty of Law

The seminar looked into the changing faces of terrorism and explored the question, is it possible to perpetuate human rights while dealing with new terrorist threats? Or are we bound to face tomorrow’s challenges with yesterday’s tools, therefore accepting that at least occasionally, not only human beings but also human rights will fall victim to […]

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Universality or Diversity of Human Rights? Strasbourg in the Age of Subsidiary

30 Apr 2014 - Ship Street Auditorium , Jesus College

Judge Robert Spano will speak for the Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Oxford Public Law Discussion Group on Wednesday, 30 April 2014 at 4pm. The European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg is entering a new phase in its existence. The conclusions of the Brighton Conference in 2012 and the adoption of Protocol No. […]

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‘Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach’ (28-30 April 2014, Kigali, Rwanda)

28 Apr 2014 - Hotel Le Migo, Kigali, Rwanda

The Oxford Human Rights Hub was pleased to host a major global conference on ‘Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Perspective’, held in Kigali, Rwanda on April 28-30, 2014. The conference took place at the Lemigo Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda. Conference Overview While the feminization of poverty has long been a recognized phenomenon, gender inequality and poverty are often […]

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'Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach' (28-30 April 2014, Kigali, Rwanda)

28 Apr 2014 - Hotel Le Migo, Kigali, Rwanda

The Oxford Human Rights Hub was pleased to host a major global conference on ‘Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Perspective’, held in Kigali, Rwanda on April 28-30, 2014. The conference took place at the Lemigo Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda. Conference Overview While the feminization of poverty has long been a recognized phenomenon, gender inequality and poverty are often […]

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Michael Kirby – ‘Sodomy Revived: The Supreme Court of India Reverses Naz’

22 Apr 2014 - The Cube, Oxford Faculty of Law

On Tuesday, 22 April 2014, the Hon Michael Kirby, Former Justice of the High Court of Australia gave a lecture for the Oxford Human Rights Hub on the topic of ‘Sodomy Revived: The Supreme Court of India Reverses Naz’. In this lecture Justice Kirby gave a nuanced critique of the recent Indian Supreme Court decision in Naz […]

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Michael Kirby – 'Sodomy Revived: The Supreme Court of India Reverses Naz'

22 Apr 2014 - The Cube, Oxford Faculty of Law

On Tuesday, 22 April 2014, the Hon Michael Kirby, Former Justice of the High Court of Australia gave a lecture for the Oxford Human Rights Hub on the topic of ‘Sodomy Revived: The Supreme Court of India Reverses Naz’. In this lecture Justice Kirby gave a nuanced critique of the recent Indian Supreme Court decision in Naz […]

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Discrimination Law: Meeting the Challenges

27 Feb 2014 - Senior Common Room, Oxford Faculty of Law

The Oxford Human Rights Hub was delighted to host Professor Sir Bob Hepple (QC, FBA and Chair of the Equal Rights Trust) to give a seminar on: ‘Discrimination Law: Meeting the Challenges” Abstract: Since reaching its high point with the enactment of the Equality Act in 2010, British discrimination law has faced a series of […]

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Dr Chaloka Beyani – “The right to seek and obtain asylum under the African human rights system”

26 Feb 2014 - Oxford Department for International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford

The Oxford Human Rights Hub together with the Refugee Studies Centre was delighted to host Dr Chaloka Beyani, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons to speak on: “The right to seek and obtain asylum under the African human rights system” In this seminar, Dr Beyani explored the results of his research into […]

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Dr Chaloka Beyani – "The right to seek and obtain asylum under the African human rights system"

26 Feb 2014 - Oxford Department for International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford

The Oxford Human Rights Hub together with the Refugee Studies Centre was delighted to host Dr Chaloka Beyani, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons to speak on: “The right to seek and obtain asylum under the African human rights system” In this seminar, Dr Beyani explored the results of his research into […]

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Measuring Restrictions on Freedom of Religion or Belief

22 Nov 2013 - Senior Common Room, Oxford Faculty of Law

On 22 November 2013 the Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Blavatnik School of Government welcomed Dr Brian Grim to speak on ‘Measuring Restrictions on Freedom of Religion or Belief: A Case Study With Broader Application to Quantitative Monitoring of a Range of Human’ Dr Brian J. Grim is a Senior Researcher and Director of […]

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