Event archive

Event archive

Learning Lessons from Litigators: Realising the Right to Education Through Public Interest Lawyering

25 Oct 2017

The Oxford Human Rights Hub in partnership with the Open Society Foundations to create a free online resource Learning Lessons from Litigators: Realizing the Right to Education Through Public Interest Lawyering for anyone engaged in campaigning, advocating or litigating for the right to education, especially in the context of privatization of education, on the potential […]

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Beyond Human Rights: Rethinking Gender Equality in Law and Politics

19 Oct 2017 - Universidad de Los Andes

‘Beyond Human Rights? Rethinking Gender Equality In Law And Politics’, an international conference is hosted by Escola de Direito de São Paulo da FGV, Brazil; Oxford Human Rights Hub, Oxford University, United Kingdom; School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, and will be held at the Universidad […]

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Oxford Human Rights Hub – Welcome Event

13 Oct 2017 - Seminar Room 1, Oxford Martin School

The Oxford Human Rights Hub will be hosting a welcome event for all new students starting at the University of Oxford, where we will showcase the human rights work we do and explain what opportunities there are for getting involved. We warmly invite everyone interested in human rights to join us!

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BOOK LAUNCH: Gender Equality in Law: Uncovering the Legacies of Czech State Socialism – Barbara Havelková (Oxford)

10 Oct 2017 - Seminar Room F, Law Faculty, University of Oxford

We are delighted to be hosting the launch of Dr Barbara Havelková’s new book, “Gender Equality in Law: Uncovering the Legacies of Czech State Socialism” (Hart 2017). After a brief presentation by Dr Havelková, the book will be discussed by Professor Hugh Collins and Professor Judith Pallot. Lunch, including tea and coffee, will be provided. […]

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The Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights

28 Sep 2017 - British Academy

The Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights British Academy, London 28th September at 8 am – 10 am Report available here. The government has expressed its commitment to maintain equalities legislation post Brexit. However, as the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee recognised in its report in February, this is more complex than merely […]

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Democratic Dialogue and the Constitution-Alison Young (Oxford)

05 Jun 2017 - Danson Room Trinity College

In partnership with The Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government, the OxHRH has organised a panel discussion of Professor Alison Young’s new book, “Democratic Dialogue and the Constitution”. The book will be discussed by Paul Craig (Oxford), Michael Gordon (Liverpool) and Hayley Hooper (Cambridge), with response to follow from Alison Young.   […]

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The Role of the University in Post Colonial Societies-Justice Dikgang Moseneke (South African Constitutional Court)

24 May 2017 - St Anthony's College

Justice Dikgang Moseneke ended his term as Deputy Chief Justice on South Africa’s highest court, the Constitutional Court in May 2016.  Justice Moseneke has led an extraordinary life. He was imprisoned on Robben Island at the age of 15 for seeking to bring about the end of the apartheid regime.  When he was released from prison ten […]

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A Better Future for Women at Work: Legal and Policy Strategies

18 May 2017 - Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

Despite numerous legal and policy interventions women continue to face significant disadvantage in both formal and informal work. The ILO report “Women at Work Trends – 2016” estimates that globally women earn approximately 77 per cent of men’s wages. At the current rate, pay equity between women and men will not be achieved before 2086.’ […]

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The Peace Process in Colombia-Justice Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa (Constitutional Court of Colombia)

10 May 2017 - Oxford Centre for Criminology

The 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas has entered the implementation phase. As the UN Security Council verifies the bilateral ceasefire and FARC’s disarmament, the Constitutional Court continues to review key aspects of the process, such as the nature of the peace agreement, its ratification, the mechanisms for its implementation […]

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Balanced Constitutionalism-Chintan Chandrachud (Quinn Emanuel)

03 May 2017 - Seminar Room F, Law Faculty, University of Oxford

“Balanced Constitutionalism” examines the promise of the “new model” of judicial review against its performance in practice – by comparing judicial review under the Human Rights Act, 1998 (UK) to an exemplar of the old model of judicial review, the Indian Constitution. Based on a thorough analysis of judicial decisions and legislative responses in both […]

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Fostering A Community of Human Rights Scholars: Graduate Student Workshop

25 Apr 2017 - Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

Venue: Harold Lee Boardroom, Pembroke College Date: April 25th, 2017 Time: 1pm-6pm The Oxford Human Rights Hub is pleased to announce its third workshop for human rights MPhil and DPhil students at Oxford University. This half-day workshop will bring together and foster a network of graduate students and academics in various disciplines working in human […]

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