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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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Call for Papers-The Age of Human Rights Journal

admin 6th September 2018

The Human Rights Age Journal is a scientific journal of international relevance, published in English, peer-reviewed and open-access, containing papers concerning Human Rights from different approaches. This Journal is edited in the framework of the Research Group “The Age of Rights”, composed by about one hundred researchers belonging to some of the most important human rights […]

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Call for Papers: Fundamental Rights at Work – INTRAlaw Colloquium, Aarhus University, Denmark

admin 28th August 2018

Dates: Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 November 2018 Early career workshop: Monday 26 November 2018 Fundamental rights at work The aim of the colloquium is to bring together researchers with an interest in fundamental rights in an EU or international law perspective and researchers with an interest in labour and employment law. The colloquium gives […]

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Friday in Focus: Dhvani Mehta

admin 24th August 2018

When I first came to Oxford to read for the Bachelor of Civil Law in 2009, an entirely new way of thinking opened up to me. I entered a world of theoretical concepts and academic abstraction that challenged me intellectually in ways that I hadn’t imagined. This was exciting, of course, but it was easy […]

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End Child Marriage

admin 21st August 2018

Over 200 students and members of the public turned up for a rally today in a roaring show of support to end child marriage in Bandar Sunway. The event, jointly organised by The Body Shop Malaysia, Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO), Sisters in Islam (SIS), and the Association of Women Lawyers (AWL), marked the launch of […]

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Call for Papers: International Conference of Europeanists on the Themes of Sovereignties in Contention: Nations, Regions and Citizens in Europe

admin 14th August 2018

The Council for European Studies (CES) at Columbia University invites proposal submissions for the 26th International Conference of Europeanists on the themes of Sovereignties in Contention: Nations, Regions and Citizens in Europe. The conference will be held at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid on June 20-22, 2019. Conference Information: Sovereignty is at the crux of current developments in Europe and […]

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