Event archive

Event archive

OPBP Annual Welcome Event

01 Dec 2015 - Seminar Room A, Manor Road Social Sciences Building

The Oxford Pro Bono Publico cordially invites you to the Annual Welcome Event! OPBP is a renowned and award-winning organisation based at the Oxford Law Faculty and affiliated with the Oxford Human Rights Hub. Every year, international organisations and NGOs request our assistance with international and comparative law research on a range of public interest matters. […]

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Panel Event: UN Women’s Progress of the World’s Women 2015 Report ‘Transforming Economies, Realising Rights’

18 Nov 2015 - SCR, Law Faculty, Oxford University

The OxHRH is delighted to be holding a panel event for the recently released UN Women’s Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016 Report ‘Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights’. UN Women’s flagship report, ‘shows that, all too often, women’s economic and social rights are held back, because they are forced to fit into a ‘man’s world’. But, […]

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OxHRH Webinar-Is there a refugee crisis in Europe, or just a crisis in the lack of refugee protection? Dr Cathryn Costello (Oxford University) and Prof Guy Goodwin-Gill (Oxford University)

12 Nov 2015 - Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

The OxHRH Webinar is archived and now available to view here! For those interested in learning more on refugees, aslyum-seekers, the EU and the UNHCR, Dr Cathryn Costello and Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill have prepared a list of further readings.   The OxHRH along with the Oxford Martin Human Rights for Future Generations Programme, with the support […]

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Challenges of Representation in Law and Politics-Sarah Sackman (Francis Talyor Building)

03 Nov 2015 - SCR, Law Faculty, Oxford University

This seminar will explore what it means to “represent” a client in court in public law litigation. What are the strengths and limitations of representation and how does representing individuals or groups in the legal context compare with representing residents in political campaigns. Does public law or local politics afford individuals a greater voice in […]

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Book Launch: The Concept of the Employer by Dr Jeremias Prassl

28 Oct 2015 - Summer Common Room, Magdalen College, Oxford University

To launch Dr Jeremias Prassl’s new book, The Concept of the Employer there will be an exciting discussion. Professor Hugh Collins, Professor Rob Stevens and Professor Judith Freedman will be discussing this new book. The panel will be chaired by  John Bowers QC. Employment law has increasingly struggled to adapt to complex modern work arrangements, […]

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Two Models of Normative Framework for Human Rights during Emergencies- James Nickel (University of Miami)

27 Oct 2015 - SCR, Law Faculty, Oxford University

This lecture seeks to stimulate new thinking about emergency frameworks for human rights. It suggests that the frameworks in contemporary human rights treaties are early efforts with many shortcomings.  Two models of emergency frameworks are explored.  Both are ideal types.  The first model insists on the importance of naming and using types of emergencies (such […]

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Welcome Event

09 Oct 2015 - Harold Lee Board Room. Pembroke College

The Oxford Human Rights Hub has had a very successful year connecting human rights academics, practitioners and policy-makers all over the world through our blog, seminar series, conferences, webinars , webcasts, podcasts, and pro bono activities. We are hosting a welcome reception on Friday October 9th, at Pembroke College at 5pm in the Harold Lee Room whereby we […]

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The Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education Online Workshop

29 Jul 2015 - Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

The Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Open Society Foundation are excited to be hosting a participative and interactive online workshop exploring the challenges of public and private partnerships in realising the right to education. Public private partnerships are an increasing phenomenon in the field of education. The growing influence of a market model of […]

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RightsUp Episode 3: “I am not here to delight you”: Women Litigating for Women – Indira Jaising and the Indian Experience

10 Jul 2015 - http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/rightsup-global-perspectives-human-rights-law

Join us ONLINE for Episode 3 of RightsUp – available to listen and download from Oxford Podcasts, iTunesU and the OxHRH website from 12noon, Friday 10 July 2015. Episode 3: “I am not here to delight you”: Women litigating for women – Indira Jaising and the Indian Experience Indira Jaising is a force to be […]

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RightsUp Episode 3: "I am not here to delight you": Indira Jaising and Gender Justice in India

10 Jul 2015 - http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/rightsup-global-perspectives-human-rights-law

Join us ONLINE for Episode 3 of RightsUp – available to listen and download from Oxford Podcasts, iTunesU and the OxHRH website from 12noon, Friday 10 July 2015. Episode 3: “I am not here to delight you”: Indira Jaising and Gender Justice in India Indira Jaising is a force to be reckoned with — full […]

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OxHRH Webinar: The right to strike: a menace to hardworking people or fundamental human right? Prof Alan Bogg (Oxford University)

30 Jun 2015 - SCR Parlour, Pembroke College

UPDATE! Thank you to everyone who participated in the live webinar.  For those who weren’t able to join us, you can now watch the vodcast here.   The OxHRH, with the support of the Bertha Foundation, is pleased to continue its  interactive and real-time webinar series in 2015. The second webinar will be from Professor Alan […]

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Children’s Rights in Fragile Contexts: Exploring Theoretical and Methodological Research Challenges

06 Jun 2015 - Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College, University of Oxford Pembroke Square, Oxford OX1 1DW, United Kingdom

Children’s Rights in Fragile Contexts: Exploring Theoretical and Methodological Research Challenges A symposium for PhD students and early-career researchers Conference Overview The year 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely ratified international treaty in the world. Children’s rights, however, remain a contested and insecure reality. Various phenomena, […]

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