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Call for Papers: Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Annual Conference

admin 31st May 2018

Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Annual Conference 2019 Call For Papers The Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group, hosted by the Department of Law, Juridicum, at the Stockholm University, will hold its 2019 meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, on 17–18 June 2019. Proposals are now being sought for workshop presentations. Papers […]

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A Cambodian Spring Film Screening

admin 29th May 2018

A Cambodian Spring: land rights activism and Cambodia’s upcoming general election Olivia Dehnavi and Katie Johnston “They consider the people enemies, ignoring, oppressing and abusing them. They don’t care about the people. They oppress the people. They make their own people suffer without justice and make them cry.” Following Cambodia’s 2013 general election, up to […]

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Call for Papers: Contemporary Challenges to Human Rights Law

admin 29th May 2018

Saturday 1st December 2018 University of Brighton Call for Papers In the UK, and with Brexit looming, the challenges for human rights are mounting. From counter-terrorism to migration, policing to poverty, human rights are facing significant challenges. Further afield the refugee crisis expands, women’s reproductive rights and bodily autonomy are devalued and western businesses take […]

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Refugee Studies Centre Seminar-Outsourcing Border Control: The Politics and Practice of Contracted Visa Policy in Morocco

admin 28th May 2018

Wednesday 30 May 2018, 5pm, Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB Seminar series convenor: Dr Ali Ali About the speaker Federica Infantino is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Group for Research on Ethnic Relations, Migration and Equality at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Her project ‘Practicing […]

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Congratulations to OxHRH Research Director Helen Taylor on Vice Chancellor’s Award

admin 23rd May 2018

Congratulations to OxHRH Research Director, Helen Taylor, on her award from the Vice-Chancellor’s Fund! This highly competitive scheme supports students in the final stages of their DPhil, and was established through donations by members of the Chancellor’s Court of Benefactors in honour of three Vice-Chancellors, Lord Neill of Bladen, Sir Richard Southwood and Sir Peter […]

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The Indian Feminist Judgment Project

admin 23rd May 2018

Just outside the walls surrounding O.P. Jindal Global University, men dominate the world. Most women, irrespective of their social background feel unsafe walking on the notorious streets of Haryana, where rape-culture is the reality of everyday life. Amidst the milieu of socially and culturally entrenched patriarchy, a group of scholars joined forces to birth the […]

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Film Screening at the Ultimate Picture Palace-A Cambodian Spring

admin 21st May 2018

On Wednesday 30th May, The Ultimate Picture Palace is hosting a special Q&A screening of the documentary A Cambodian Spring. The film follows three people caught up in the growing wave of land-rights protests that led to the ‘Cambodian Spring’ and the tragic events that followed. A Q&A with the director, Chris Kelly, as well as Buddhist Monk […]

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Refugee Studies Centre Seminar: Syrian Labour in the Turkish Economy-Dr Emre Eren Korkmaz (Oxford)

admin 16th May 2018

Wednesday May 16 at 5pm, Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB  Seminar series convenor: Dr Ali Ali About the speaker Emre Eren Korkmaz is a post-doctoral researcher at Oxford’s Department of International Development and a British Academy Newton International Fellow. He is a political scientist and his […]

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Friday in Focus: Claire Overman

admin 11th May 2018

After five years studying at Oxford (BA Law with Law in Europe 2008-12, BCL 2012-13), it was with a heavy heart that I left for London in 2013, although I looked forward to beginning my training for a career at the Bar.  So naturally, when Laura Hilly asked me whether I wanted to be involved with […]

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