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Vacancies for independent United Nations experts of the Human Rights Council, with extensive professional experience in human rights

admin 15th October 2019

Vacancies to be filled from June 2019 to March 2020 The “special procedures” of the Human Rights Council (HRC) are independent human rights experts with mandates to report and advise on human rights from a thematic or country-specific perspective. Their specific functions are defined in the HRC resolutions creating or extending their mandate. Mandates can […]

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The Wiener Holocaust Library’s new exhibition: ‘Forgotten Victims: The Nazi Genocide of the Roma & Sinti’

admin 11th October 2019

The Wiener Holocaust Library’s upcoming exhibition Forgotten Victims: The Nazi Genocide of the Roma and Sinti,  opens to the public on Wednesday 30 October 2019 and draws upon the Library’s collections to uncover the story of this little known aspect of Nazi persecution. Their archives hold a wide range of relevant materials, including eyewitness accounts, […]

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Refugee Studies Centre Public Seminar Series, Michaelmas Term 2019

admin 11th October 2019

Seminars are held on Wednesdays from 5:00-6:30pm in Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB. This term’s series is convened by Professor Matthew Gibney, Professor Cathryn Costello and Professor Tom Scott-Smith. For more details see here.   16 October – Professor Alexander Betts, Refugee Studies Centre The political economy of […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 29th September 2019

The OxHRH Publications Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Stephen Allen, Nigel Bankes, Øyvind Ravna (eds), The Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Marine Areas (Hart Publishing, 2019) Shreya Atrey, Intersectional Discrimination (OUP, 2019) C. Ignacio de Casas, ‘The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Consultation Rights in the Americas: How the Inter-American System […]

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New Book: Feeling Like a State: Desire, Denial, and the Recasting of Authority (Duke University Press, 2019)

admin 20th September 2019

In Feeling Like a State,  Professor Davina Cooper explores the unexpected contribution a legal drama of withdrawal might make to conceptualizing a more socially just, participative state. In recent years, as gay rights have expanded, some conservative Christians—from charities to guesthouse owners and county clerks—have denied people inclusion, goods, and services because of their sexuality. In […]

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Job Advert: Senior Associate (Level 4) – Human Rights Monitoring at the Equality and Human Rights Commission

admin 18th September 2019

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is hiring a Senior Associate (Level 4) – Human Rights Monitoring Closing date: 29 September  2019 Location: Cardiff, Wales, CF14 4YJl; Glasgow, Scotland, G2 2JJ; Manchester, North West, M4 3AQ About the job We are the Equality and Human Rights Commission. We stand up for freedom, compassion and justice in changing […]

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Visiting Fellowships in Comparative Constitutional Law in 2020, Melbourne Law School

admin 18th September 2019

2020 Visiting Fellowships in Comparative Constitutional Law for female doctoral and early career scholars. Applications Close on Sunday 13 October 2019 Are you a female doctoral or early career scholar with a focus on comparative constitutional law? Please consider sharing this notice with your colleagues who might be interested or know someone else who is. Would you like to conduct research […]

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Training for International Electoral Observers Applications Open

admin 16th September 2019

The Global Campus of Human Rights is glad to inform you that the Call for Applications for the Training for International Electoral Observers is now open until 21 October 2019. The training will take place in Venice, at the Global Campus of Human Rights Headquarters, from 25 to 29 November 2019. The course is open […]

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New book: ‘Positive Freedom and the Law’ by Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

admin 13th September 2019

Freedom is not only a right to be left alone. The book explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom, whereby freedom is inextricably linked to theobligation to respect the autonomy and dignity of others. While individualism fosters detachments, positive freedom fosters relations. In law, duties are […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 10th September 2019

The OxHRH Publications Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Helena Alviar García and Günter Frankenberg (eds), Authoritarian Constitutionalism: Comparative Analysis and Critique (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019) Stephen Skinner, Lethal Force, the Right to Life and the ECHR: Narratives of Death and Democracy (Hart Publishing, 2019)

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