Event archive

Event archive

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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OxHRH Workshop for Human Rights for Oxford Graduate Research Students

05 Jun 2015 - Mary Eccles Room, Pembroke College, Oxford

Date: Friday June 5th, 2015 Venue: Mary Eccles Room, Pembroke College This half-day workshop will bring together and foster a network of graduate students and academics working in human rights at Oxford. The aim is to give research students the opportunity to present their work-in-progress to their peers and relevant academics and to get and give […]

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Book Launch: A Theory of Discrimination Law by Dr Tarunabh Khaitan

29 May 2015 - Rhodes House

OxHRH, alongside Oxford Jurisprudence Discussion Group, is thrilled to launch OxHRH Associate Director Dr Tarunabh Khaitan’s book: A Theory of Discrimination Law. Can there be a satisfying theory of the complex, and politically charged, body of laws that prohibit discrimination? In this perceptive book, Tarunabh Khaitan shows that there can. …. A Theory of Discrimination Law is an engaging, […]

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We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: Lessons from US Black Feminism-Patricia Hill Collins (Maryland)

22 May 2015 - The Oxford Martin School

When it comes to feminism, anti-racism, and similar social justice projects, the true test lies less in how we celebrate victories, but rather in how we respond to defeat. In her talk, she sketches out three ideas or “lessons” culled from the rich tapestry of Black feminism in the U.S. that might inform contemporary social […]

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RightsUp – Episode 2 – ‘Some Sort of Monster?’: The Benefits and Burdens of Human Rights for Business

22 May 2015 - https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/rightsup-global-perspective-human-rights-law-front

Welcome to RightsUp, a podcast from the Oxford Human Rights Hub. We look at the big human rights issues of the day, bringing in new perspectives from all over the world by talking to experts, academics, practicing lawyers, activists and policy makers who are at the forefront of tackling these difficult issues. Episode 2: ‘Some Sort […]

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