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New Publication: Socio-Economic Rights and Constitutional Law

admin 2nd December 2016

Socio-Economic Rights and Constitutional Law (eds) Sandra Fredman, Director of the OxHRH and Meghan Campbell, Deputy-Director of the OxHRH Socio-economic rights raise many complex challenges to the traditional understanding of the nature of human rights, the role of courts in democratic society and the nature of remedies. This collection draws together the sophisticated and constructive […]

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Conference on Law & Religion

admin 1st December 2016

On Friday 9 December a conference on Law & Religion will take place at Kellogg College from 13:30 to 17:00. If you would like to attend, please send an email to tom.herrenberg@law.ox.ac.uk. There is a limited number of places available. Speakers at the conference are: Teresa Bejan Associate Professor of Political Theory in the Department of […]

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Law and Politics Seminar Series

admin 28th November 2016

This is a new seminar series held at St Antony’s College, and will comprise a number of special seminars on topics raising legal and political issues. The first confirmed seminar is detailed below. ‘Conscience and The Rule of Law: Is Breaking The Law Ever Justified?’ Tuesday 29 November 2016 5:00pm-6.30pm Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s […]

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A Conversation with Professor Kate O’Regan and Professor Sandra Fredman: What Are Human Rights?

admin 25th November 2016

A conversation between Kate O’Regan, Director of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at the University of Oxford, and Sandy Fredman, Professor of Law, University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub on the nature and scope of human rights, the interaction between domestic, regional and international human rights instruments and the […]

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OxHRH’s Submission to Women and Equalities Commission Now Published

admin 24th November 2016

Under the auspicies of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Sandra Fredman, FBA, QC (hon), Director of the OxHRH and Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the USA; Professor Mark Freedland, FBA, QC (hon), Emeritus Professor of Employment Law, Oxford University; Anne Davies, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Oxford University; Judy Fudge, […]

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Event: Decolonisation and Human Rights-A Forgotten Story?

admin 18th November 2016

Steven L.B. Jensen’s book, The Making of International Human Rights: The 1960s, Decolonization, and the Reconstruction of Global Values, argues that historians of human rights have ignored the role of countries in the Global South in driving the development of human rights, especially in the 1960s.  His book has sparked important discussions amongst those interested […]

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Professor Sandra Fredman Gives Evidence to the Women and Equalities Commission

admin 17th November 2016

On Wednesday 16 November 2016, OxHRH Director, Professor Sandra Fredman along with Dr Panos Kapotas (University of Portsmouth), Karon Monaghan QC (Discrimination Law Association) and Professor Satvinder Juss (King’s College London) gave evidence to the Women’s and Equalities Commission how equality legislation will be effected after leaving the EU and how best to ensure strong […]

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OxHRH Awarded ESRC Impact Acceleration Account

admin 14th November 2016

The OxHRH has been awarded the prestigious Economic Social and Research Council Impact Acceleration Account Award (ESCR-IAA) to assist in developing an online course on the use of strategic litigation in achieving the right to education. The ESCR IAAs are awarded to facilitate knowledge exchange with academic and non-academic partners and accelerate the impact of […]

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OxHRH Submission to the Women and Equalities Commission

admin 10th November 2016

Under the auspicies of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Sandra Fredman, FBA, QC (hon), Director of the OxHRH and Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the USA; Professor Mark Freedland, FBA, QC (hon), Emeritus Professor of Employment Law, Oxford University; Anne Davies, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Oxford University; Judy Fudge, […]

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