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New book from Professor Frances Raday: ‘Economic Woman: Gendering Inequality in the Age of Capital’

admin 8th April 2019

This book introduces Economic Woman, making her visible in duality with ‘economic man’ and calling for her empowerment. Global data shows that despite an international ethos of gender equality and significant gains in education and political representation, there is a grave deficit in women’s economic power. Revealing a near male monopoly in macro-economic decision-making, the […]

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2019 Migration Summer School Athens

admin 3rd April 2019

The 3rd Migration Summer School (MIGSS): ‘Moving Beyond Crisis? From exclusion to integration of migrants and refugees in Europe’ is a summer program carefully designed and developed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of issues regarding the integration of immigrants and refugees in Europe and on a scientific level to develop arguments in relevance to social […]

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Research Associate Position: Four Year Project Investigating the Use of Algorithms in the Criminal Justice System

admin 27th March 2019

Professor Karen Yeung, based at the University of Birmingham’s Law School and School of Computer Science, is currently seeking to recruit a Research Fellow to work on an exciting, innovative and cutting-edge project at the forefront of technological developments, entitled ‘Deciding about, by and together with algorithmic decision making systems (‘the Project’)’. Working with Principal […]

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Article and Report: Unacceptable Forms of Work

admin 26th March 2019

A new article in the Journal of Law and Society highlights the work of the Project on Unacceptable Forms of Work. ‘A Strategic Approach to Regulating Unacceptable Forms of Work’, by Professor Deirdre McCann (Durham University, UK) and Professor Judy Fudge (McMaster University, Canada), explores their Multidimensional Model of Unacceptable Forms of Work. The Model sets […]

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The Fairwork Foundation Releases First Set of Scores

admin 25th March 2019

A team of University of Oxford academics, including OxHRH Director Sandra Fredman, have published the world’s first ever rating system for working conditions in the digital economy. The rankings look at how platforms like Uber, Taxify, and Ola perform against five standards – fair work, fair conditions, fair contracts, fair management, and fair representation. These […]

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Friday in Focus: Emilie McDonnell

admin 22nd March 2019

I am currently a DPhil in Law candidate at University College. My research focuses on protecting the right to leave and related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants when migration control is conducted extraterritorially and has been outsourced to states of origin and transit, private actors and international organisations. I came to […]

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Essex Summer School in Human Rights Research Methods: 1-5 July 2019

admin 15th March 2019

The Essex Human Rights Centre will be offering its five day summer school in Human Rights Research Methods from 1- 5 July 2019. Now in its 5th year, this summer school explores the core methods and skills needed to carry out human rights research whether for academic scholarship, bids for large research projects or reports […]

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Workshop: The Impact of the Medical Profession on Abortion Laws in Transitional and Post-conflict Societies

admin 11th March 2019

On Thursday 4th April 2019 from 09:15-17:30pm the Institute for Global Innovation and Birmingham Law School are hosting a workshop on ‘The Impact of the Medical Profession on Abortion Laws in Transitional and Post-conflict Societies’. The workshop will be held in the Harding Building, University of Birmingham. The aim of the workshop is to bring together academics, activists, […]

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Call for Organising Committee: International Rounds of the Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court, April 2019

admin 26th February 2019

The International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition are being jointly organised by the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at the University of Oxford. The Moot, which aims to cultivate interest in contemporary issues surrounding the freedom of expression, privacy, and media law, will take place at Oxford from 8 to 12 April, 2019. We are expecting approximately 40 teams […]

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Call for Judges: International Rounds of the Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court, April 2019

admin 26th February 2019

The International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition are being jointly organised by the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at the University of Oxford. The moot is a unique opportunity for students to engage in international human rights law, as it draws from a number of regional systems as well as the international human rights law system. It aims to […]

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The Wiener Library’s Exhibition – Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers

admin 22nd February 2019

The Wiener Library’s new temporary exhibition ‘Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers’ will offer people the unique opportunity to view original documents from the Library’s extensive archive collection, including some of the earliest eye-witness testimonies from Holocaust survivors every to be recorded. This exhibition reveals the stories and legacies of the individuals and […]

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