News

The Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights-Workshop Report

admin 2nd November 2017

On September 28, 2017, OxHRH Director, Sandra Fredman (Oxford), Deputy-Director, Meghan Campbell (Birmingham) and Alison Young (Oxford) hosted a workshop The Impact of Brexit on Equality Law. The report is now available: The Impact of Brexit on Equality Rights: Workshop Report.  The report canvasses the discussions on Parliamentary Sovereignty and Equality Rights The Future Role of the […]

Read full article »

External

My Body, My Life

admin 1st November 2017

A new exhibition in Oxford challenges abortion stigma through clothing. My Body My Life, hosted and part funded by the University of Oxford, opens at the Old Fire Station next month (November 7-11). Designed to look like a fashion boutique, the unique exhibition uses clothing to bring a range of abortion experiences to life, representing […]

Read full article »

Call for Papers: Land and Property in a Contested Terrain

admin 31st October 2017

The Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) and the South African Journal on Human Rights (SAJHR) will convene a Colloquium on ‘Land and Property in a Contested Terrain’ in July 2018. Failure to transform the land/property landscape has become a primary cause of hostility towards South Africa’s post-1994 constitutional dispensation, as well as a subject of substantial litigation and […]

Read full article »

The OxHRH Participates in The Africa Oxford Initiative

admin 30th October 2017

The OxHRH was delighted and had a lot of fun participating in The Africa Oxford Initiative! The team discussed their research into affirmative action in South Africa; socio-economic rights in the constitution of Namibia; the right to equality in the Kenyan constitution, strategic litigation in South Africa and judicial remedies for positive obligations. This is […]

Read full article »

Book Colloquium: Voting Rights of Refugees

admin 25th October 2017

In this book colloquium Dr. Ruvi Ziegler will discuss his new book Voting Rights of Refugees, published in January 2017 by Cambridge University Press. As 2017 draws to a close, its dramatic events highlight the timeliness of such a book. Increased attention to the mass movement of asylum seekers and refugees across borders,  and the dynamic nature of communities and […]

Read full article »

External

Director Sandra Fredman Participates in ‘Good Work: Roundtable on the Taylor Review’

Meghan Campbell 25th October 2017

Director Sandra  Fredman is participating today in the Oxford Labour Law Discussion Group round table discussion of the report:  Good Work: The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (BEISS 2017).  The report has potential massive implications not only for labour law but also tax law, company law, and other legal subjects as well. Contributors to […]

Read full article »

OPBP
OxHRH

Friday in Focus: Shreya Atrey

admin 20th October 2017

I am currently a lecturer at the University of Bristol Law School where I teach Public Law, Constitutional Rights, and European Union Law. Before starting at Bristol, I was based at the European University Institute, Florence as a Max Weber Fellow and at the Centre for Human Rights and Global Justice at the NYU School […]

Read full article »

External

‘Somos’: A participatory documentary on youth and peacebuilding in Colombia

admin 19th October 2017

Thu, 19/10/2017 – 13:00 to 14:30 LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford ‘Somos’ (We Are): A participatory documentary on youth and peacebuilding in Colombia What do the youngest in society think about Colombia’s much celebrated ‘transition to peace’? What is their idea of peace, and how do they see the peace negotiations between the government and […]

Read full article »

Welcome to Our New Blog Editors

admin 17th October 2017

The OxHRH Blog is delighted to welcome Nomfundo Ramalekana and Farrah Raza to the team as Editors! Nomfundo Ramalekana is a South African DPhill (Law) Student at Oxford.  Her research focuses on equality law, specifically affirmative action. She is interested in critical race and gender theory as well as decolonising the law. Farrah Raza is […]

Read full article »

OxHRH

Friday in Focus: Victoria Miyandazi (Oxford)

admin 13th October 2017

I started my studies in Oxford in 2013 as a Rhodes Scholar a year after completing my LL.B. degree from Kenyatta University in Kenya. I did the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) and MPhil in Law postgraduate degrees before embarking on the DPhil in Law path. My postgraduate studies deepened my knowledge base and expertise […]

Read full article »