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Lawyers for a People’s Vote

admin 22nd October 2018

Lawyers for a People’s Vote has been established to support the calls for a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal negotiated by the Government. Brexit is an epic constitutional change. We are therefore asking lawyers to sign our open letter urging Theresa May not to proceed with such a significant constitutional upheaval without further […]

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Scholarships for Master’s in International Human Rights Law

admin 17th October 2018

Scholarships are available for our part-time Master’s in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford starting September 2019. The programme is aimed at lawyers and other human rights advocates who wish to pursue advanced studies in international human rights law but may need to do so alongside work responsibilities. Study online in your […]

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Bonavero Institute of Human Rights: Student Programmes

admin 15th October 2018

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights invites applications for two of its student programmes this term: the Research Training Programme on Use of Force and a Seminar Series on Strategizing about Human Rights with a focus on Business & Human Rights. Applications close on 16 October 2018.  More information can be found here: Call for applications Strategizing Seminar MT 2018 BHR […]

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OxHRH Communications Director Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship in Media Law

admin 10th October 2018

OxHRH Communications Director, Dr Kira Allmann, has been awarded a three-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Media Law and Policy in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford. Kira completed her DPhil in Oriental Studies (Islamic World) at the University of Oxford, where her research explored the role of the internet in the […]

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OxHRH and TNNLU Host Affirmative Action and the SDG of Goal of Gender Equality Conference

admin 7th October 2018

The Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU), in collaboration with the Oxford Human Rights Hub, United Kingdom hosted a two day International Conference on Affirmative Action and the Sustainable Development Goal of Gender Equality between September 22-23, 2018. The opening session was addressed by  Justice Indira Banerjee of the Supreme Court of India, Professor Sandra Fredman, Director, Oxford Human Rights Hub, UK and […]

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New book on ‘Media, Conflict and the State in Africa’ by Nicole Stremlau

admin 3rd October 2018

Countries emerging from violent conflict face difficult challenges about what the role of media should be in political transitions, particularly when attempting to build a new state and balance a difficult legacy. ‘Media, Conflict, and the State in Africa’ by Nicole Stremlau and published by Cambridge University Press, discusses how ideas, institutions and interests have shaped […]

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Oxford Martin School Call for Expressions of Interest: Innovating for a Sustainable Future

admin 2nd October 2018

The 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals making up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: an agenda for action to achieve human well-being, equitable prosperity and a healthy planet.  The SDGs span many dimensions, including economics, society, culture, environment, and technology. The Oxford Martin School invites Expressions […]

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PhD Scholarships Available at Melbourne Law Scool on Indian Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law

admin 28th September 2018

Applications are invited from suitably qualified scholars for a PhD scholarship at Melbourne Law School (MLS) on any aspect of Indian equality or anti-discrimination law. Comparative law research proposals are welcome, provided they have a significant Indian law dimension. The successful candidate will be jointly supervised by Associate Professor Tarunabh Khaitan. Funding for the scholarship […]

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Call for Papers-Cities in Federal Theory Workshop

admin 20th September 2018

20 – 21 JUNE 2019 MELBOURNE LAW SCHOOL  Cities, especially metropolitan cities and megacities, are unique socio-economic spaces where there is constant need to reconcile diversity and social cohesion through legal tools. Academic scholarship has extensively studied cities from different perspectives (anthropology, sociology, etc), while in federalism studies a voluminous literature exists on local governance. […]

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Friday in Focus: Arushi Garg

admin 14th September 2018

I am currently a Stipendiary Lecturer in law at St Hilda’s College, Oxford. Simultaneously, I am a D Phil candidate in Law based at the Centre for Criminology. My research examines factors associated with conviction and acquittal in rape cases in Delhi. Before this, I read for the BCL and M Phil in Law at […]

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Intersectionality and Human Rights Workshop

admin 10th September 2018

On 14 November 2018 – with the generous support of the Society of Legal Scholars – the University of Bristol will host a one-day workshop, entitled ‘Intersectionality and Human Rights Law’. The event will take place in the Lady Hale Moot Court, 8-10 Berkeley Square. The event is co-sponsored by the Human Rights Implementation Centre […]

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Three Nature Rights Events in Oxford

admin 9th September 2018

Are you interested in the relationship between humans and nature ? This September there are three free events at the lovely green space of Barracks Lane Community Gardens, which are looking at the human-nature relationship, organised by artists Flora Gregory and Natalie Koffman. So if you’re interested why not come along? These events take the […]

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