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Friday in Focus-Ignacio de Casas

admin 2nd August 2018

I started my human rights career in my native Mendoza, the land of sun and good wine, in western Argentina. I worked there as a partner at Southern Lights Group, a litigation and advisory firm that provides legal strategies and solutions on business and human rights issues to clients throughout Latin America, Canada and US. […]

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Post-Grad and Post-Doc Funding Opportunity in ‘Law, Equality and Social Justice’ at University of Witwatersrand

admin 31st July 2018

The NRF funded South African Research Chair in ‘Law, Equality and Social Justice’, based at the School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships and postgraduate bursaries (PhD and LLM) in the broad field of equality, law, rights and social justice to commence in January/February 2019. NRF Postdoctoral Fellowships Application […]

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OxHRH Collaborates with Oxfam on Action4Justice—Kenya Project

admin 24th July 2018

OxHRH is delighted to be collaborating with Oxfam on Action4Justice. This project will be undertaken by OxHRH Researcher Victoria Miyandazi. Action4Justice is a group of NGOs united to support public interest litigation worldwide. The initiative seeks to improve access to social justice for the poor and marginalised communities by providing practical, accessible and relevant “how […]

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Pressing for Progress: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in 2018

admin 23rd July 2018

This report for the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission looks at the state of women’s rights in Great Britain in 2018. It assesses the progress on women’s rights since 2013 and makes recommendations to the UK and Welsh governments, in areas including: enhancing the status of international human rights in domestic law gender-based violence, harassment and abuse participation […]

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Applications are open for Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Fellowships in Comparative Constitutional Law in 2019

admin 19th July 2018

Professor Adrienne Stone is the holder of a Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellowship awarded by the Australian Research Council from 2016 – 2021. The purpose of the award is to establish a world-class, capacity building centre for comparative constitutional law at Melbourne Law School known as the Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law.  Further, recipients of the award are funded to […]

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University of Bristol celebrates launch of new Centre for Law at Work

admin 13th July 2018

On 28 June the University of Bristol’s Law School celebrated the formal launch of its Centre for Law at Work. Supported by internationally acclaimed academics, the Centre establishes Bristol as a centre of excellence in employment and labour law, and corporate governance. The launch celebration followed the Centre’s inaugural workshop event, Criminality at Work, the […]

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Congratulations to the OxHRH Team Members of Being Appointed Clerks at the South African Constitutional Court

admin 6th July 2018

Congratulations to OxHRH Research Director Helen Taylor on her appointment as a law clerk at the South African Constitutional Court and to OxHRH Research Associate Sanya Samtani on her appointment as a foreign law clerk for Justice Nonkosi Mhlantla at the South African Constitutional Court! Helen will be clerking for Justice Froneman from January 2019, undertaking legal research and assisting […]

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Call for Papers Young Scholars Forum Melbourne Institute of Comparative Constitutional Law

admin 5th July 2018

The Melbourne Institute of Comparative Constitutional Law (Institute) is an initiative of the Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law, which is the program funded by the Australian Research Council for 2017-2022 which will convene annually in Melbourne for five years. The Laureate Program is based at Melbourne Law School which is also home to a large group of comparative constitutional law scholars […]

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Just For Kids Law Releases Animation Series Explaining Strategic Litigation

Kira Allmann 3rd July 2018

The principal findings of Open Society Justice Initiative on Insights from Global Experience of Strategic Litigation Impacts state; ‘If the arsenal for defending human rights globally is made up of diverse swords and shields, one of the most effective – and controversial – is strategic humans rights litigation. Just for Kids law, a UK based […]

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Friday in Focus: Anne Lofaso

admin 29th June 2018

Anne Marie Lofaso, Arthur B. Hodges Professor of Law at West Virginia University College of Law, is a research associate for the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog.  Although Professor Lofaso has been writing for OxHRBlog since 2015, she became involved with the blog in her current capacity in January 2016, when she was a Senior […]

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