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OxHRH Associate Dr Cathryn Costello Wins Best Publication Prize

admin 12th December 2016

The Odysseus Academic Network, a network of legal experts in immigration and asylum in Europe, is delighted to announce the winners of two annual prizes recognising outstanding and original academic research in the area of European Immigration or Asylum Law. In each prize category, €1000 is awarded to the individual winner or shared between the joint winners. The prizes […]

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New Publication: Non-refoulement as custom and jus cogens? Putting the prohibition to the test

admin 11th August 2016

OxHRH Research Associate and Andrew W Mellon Associate Professor of International Human Rights and Refugee Law, Dr Cathryn Costello along with Professor and Associate Dean (Research), Melbourne Law School, Michelle Foster have published ‘Non-refoulement as custom and jus cogens? Putting the prohibition to the test’ (2015) 46 Netherlands Yearbook of International Law in a special edition […]

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Oxford Brooks Workshop: Zero-Sum Game of Economic Migration in Europe

admin 20th June 2016

Zero-Sum Game of Economic Migration in Europe Friday, July 1st, 2016 Organised by the School of Law, in cooperation with the Centre for Diversity Policy and Practice, Oxford Brookes University  VENUE: SNOW ROOM, JOHN HENRY BROOKES BUILDING (4th floor) START TIME: 9:30 am  This timely multidisciplinary mini-symposium will focus on the current challenges facing economic […]

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The Fifth Annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot

admin 25th May 2016

The fifth annual Oxford Legal Assistance Public Law Moot took place on 21 May 2016 at the Oxford Law Faculty. The moot competition was a great success. Competitors were from law and non-law backgrounds. The competition is organised in conjunction with Oxford Legal Assistance, the only pro bono organisation open to undergraduate law students at […]

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New Publication: The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law by OxHRH Associate Dr Cathryn Costello

admin 15th April 2016

Part of the acclaimed Oxford Studies in European Law, The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law by Dr Cathryn Costello contributes a scholarly analysis of EU and ECHR migration and refugee law, including key EU legislative measures, the Court of Justice’s main rulings, and related European Court of Human Rights case law. To claim […]

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OPBP Completes Report on Diplomatic Immunity and the Prohibition of Human Trafficking

Olivia Flasch 4th April 2016

OPBP has recently completed a Report investigating the commercial nature of human trafficking as justifying an exception to diplomatic immunity. The Report engages in a comparative study of twelve jurisdictions by probing four broad issues: the prohibition of human trafficking, the commercial nature of human trafficking, incorporation of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, […]

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Refugee Studies Centre Seminar: Making Sense of the EU-Turkey Deal-Law, Politics and Practicalities

admin 16th March 2016

Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB RSC Public Seminar Series, Hilary Term: ‘Destination: Europe’ Convenors: Cathryn Costello and Stephanie Motz Chair:  Dr Tom Scott-Smith Panelists:  Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill, Dr Cathryn Costello, Professor Alexander Betts, Dr Jeff Crisp, Dr Franck Düvell On 7 March 2016, EU leaders announced a new agreement with Turkey, stating that ‘bold […]

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Oxford Migration Studies Society: Webinar with UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Francois Crepeau

admin 9th March 2016

The Oxford Migration Studies Society is pleased to invite you to a webinar and Q&A session with UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants,François Crépeau titled ”Facilitating Mobility, Fostering Diversity: Lessons from the Global North’s Response to Migration Challenges”. Professor Crèpeau also holds the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law […]

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COMPAS Seminar-The Refugee Crisis and the Rule of Law: An Uneasy Match? (Prof Cathryn Costello, OxHRH Research Associate)

admin 8th March 2016

The final COMPAS seminar for Hilary will take place on Thursday 10 March at 2pm in the seminar room at the Pauling Centre, 58a Banbury Road. Cathryn Costello, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, will be speaking on: The refugee crisis and the rule of law. An uneasy match? This week’s seminar closes the series on the Mediterranean refugee crisis with a […]

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