International Human Rights Law Programmes at Oxford

by | Jul 6, 2014

This summer, New College will be hosting two groups from the Department for Continuing Education’s International Human Rights Law programmes – the first and second year Masters students will be attending their yearly residential (10th July – 16th August), and a 4-week Summer School will also be in residence (13th July – 9th August).

Both programmes attract students from all over the world and from a wide variety of career paths – lawyers, government officials, international civil servants, senior NGO practitioners and others with an established record in the field. For example, one is a public health professional who served a prison sentence for his work with Aids victims and now leads as director of an institute on health and human rights. Another has worked as a journalist exposing a number of serious violations of women’s rights in her country. There will be 65 Masters students and 75 Summer School students all studying various elements of International Human Rights Law, including subjects such as business and human rights, international criminal law, and the rights of minorities. Amongst the faculty are Professors Margaret Bedggood (University of Waikato), Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona (until recently UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights), David Kinley (University of Sydney), Jaap Doek (University of Amsterdam), Dino  Kritsiotis  (University of Nottingham), Patrick Thornberry (University of Keele), and Drs. Patricia Sellers and Basak Cali (Koc University). These tutors are joined by Dr Nazila Ghanea and Dr Andrew Shacknove of the Department for Continuing Education and members of the Law Faculty.

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