Oxford Transitional Justice Research: Seminar Series

Oxford Transitional Justice Research: Seminar Series

This term the series has a particular focus on Syria and the Middle East, with topics covered including Iraqi ...
Brazil’s Landmark Decision on Transgender Persons’ Official Documents

Brazil’s Landmark Decision on Transgender Persons’ Official Documents

Language is a powerful tool, though often overlooked by fields unattached to linguistics. Vocabulary choice is ...
The Assault on Media Freedom in Myanmar: A Worrying Trend

The Assault on Media Freedom in Myanmar: A Worrying Trend

When Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party won a landslide victory in the November 2015 elections ...
Ms X v Mahmood Farooqi: A Dangerous Precedent for Interpreting Consent in Rape Cases in India

Ms X v Mahmood Farooqi: A Dangerous Precedent for Interpreting Consent in Rape Cases in India

In a recent case before the Indian Supreme Court, Ms X v Mahmood Farooqi, the court refused to overturn a Delhi ...
The Second Generation Challenges of the Right to Development (II): Is there an International Duty to Cooperate towards the Realization of the Right to Development? 

The Second Generation Challenges of the Right to Development (II): Is there an International Duty to Cooperate towards the Realization of the Right to Development? 

In my previous post, I noted that the right to development should be rejuvenated by building on recent advances of ...
The Second Generation Challenges of the Right to Development (I): Can the Right to Development be Rescued? 

The Second Generation Challenges of the Right to Development (I): Can the Right to Development be Rescued? 

More than thirty years have passed since the UN General Assembly proclaimed the right to development, but its ...
Anudo v Tanzania: The African Court Recognises the Right to Nationality under Customary International Law

Anudo v Tanzania: The African Court Recognises the Right to Nationality under Customary International Law

During the recently concluded 48th Ordinary Session, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights delivered a ...
Post-Doctoral Positions-University of Glasgow-ESCR Funded Project Work on Demand

Post-Doctoral Positions-University of Glasgow-ESCR Funded Project Work on Demand

In the School of Law, University of Glasgow, we are currently advertising two postdoctoral researcher positions in ...
Kwibuka Rwanda-Remembering Rwanda Event

Kwibuka Rwanda-Remembering Rwanda Event

3-5pm, Mansfield College: Opening prayers; panel discussion; survivor testimony; and candle lighting. With ...
Supreme Court of India Prepares to Hear Babri Masjid/Ram Temple Dispute

Supreme Court of India Prepares to Hear Babri Masjid/Ram Temple Dispute

When the same physical space is seen as sacred to different communities, they can become a point of intercommunal ...
New Publication: Chris McCrudden, Litigating Religions (OUP, 2018)

New Publication: Chris McCrudden, Litigating Religions (OUP, 2018)

This new publication from Chris McCrudden Litigating Religions: An Essay on Human Rights, Courts and Beliefs (OUP, ...
Draft Copenhagen Declaration – Diluting European Supervision by ‘Robust Subsidiarity’

Draft Copenhagen Declaration – Diluting European Supervision by ‘Robust Subsidiarity’

As a prelude to the High Level Conference to be held in Copenhagen in April 2018, the Danish chairmanship of the ...