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Post Doctoral Position at Utrecht University on EU Gender Equality Law

admin 2nd April 2018

Job description European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination The Utrecht University Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance seeks to fill a position for a postdoctoral researcher in the field of EU gender equality law. The successful candidate will be part of the coordination team of the gender stream of the European network of […]

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Human Rights Watch: Job Vacancy-Children’s Rights Division

admin 27th March 2018

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY ASSOCIATE Children’s Rights Division London or Berlin Office Application Deadline: 19 April 2018   Human Rights Watch is seeking an Associate to provide administrative assistance to the Children’s Rights Division. The Children’s Rights Division focuses on issues affecting children around the world including child labor, armed conflict, migration, and juvenile justice. The […]

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New Human Rights Titles from Hart Publishing

admin 21st March 2018

20% discount for readers of the Oxford Human Rights Hub! Please order through the Hart Publishing website www.hartpublishing.co.uk To receive your discount, type HRBLOG in the discount code field at the checkout     Detention of Terrorism Suspects Political Discourse and Fragmented Practices Maureen Duffy   Controversial erosions of individual liberties in the name of […]

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Upcoming Seminar: Protecting the Protectors: Addressing the Crisis of Attacks on Environmental Defenders

admin 20th March 2018

Thursday, April 12,2018 3:00 PM-4:30 PM (followed by informal drinks)  Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford RSVP Four Environmental Defenders are — on average — killed every week. Indigenous People bear the brunt of these attacks, and women face particular threats; environment and land defenders in all parts of the world are increasingly […]

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New Publication: A Warrior for Justice-Essays in Honour of Dikgang Moseneke

admin 8th March 2018

A Warrior for Justice: Essays in Honour of Dikgang Moseneke is a culmination of a series of events to honour former Deputy Chief Justice, Dikgang Moseneke. A well-attended symposium was held at the University of Cape Town on 7 December 2016, with thoughtful presentations and engaged dialogue in honour of a great jurisprudential mind and judicial […]

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Refugee Studies Centre: No country of asylum: ‘legitimizing’ Lebanon’s rejection of the 1951 Refugee Convention

admin 6th March 2018

Professor Maja Janmyr (University of Oslo) 5:00-6:30pm, Wednesday 7 March Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB Seminar series convenor: Dr Lilian Tsourdi About the seminar How do States ‘legitimize’ their non-ratification of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol relating to […]

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Open letter – 88 organisations urge investors to cease support for Bridge International Academies

admin 1st March 2018

In an open letter published today, 88 civil society organisations have urged investors to cease their support for the multi-national for-profit chain of private schools Bridge International Academies (BIA), which runs over 500 schools in Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, and India. These organisations are calling investors’ attention to a series of concerning practices by BIA […]

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Jeremy Corbyn and the Law of Democracy (Keith Ewing)

Helen Taylor 28th February 2018

The Public Law Discussion Group invites you to a seminar on: ‘Jeremy Corbyn and the Law of Democracy’ Professor Keith Ewing (King’s College London) Date: Friday 2 March 2018 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: Habbakuk Room, Jesus College, Oxford The session will be chaired by Aileen Kavanagh and Max Harris will serve as the discussant. The […]

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