Rhodes House LGBTQ Forum

admin 21st February 2017

This weekend marks the first Inaugural Rhodes LGBTQ Forum, being held at Rhodes House from the 24-26 February 2017. The forum brings together influential leaders, thinkers and activists to reflect upon the past and discuss the future challenges of the struggle for LGBTQ rights around the world. Speakers include Frank Mugisha, the Executive Director of […]

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Laureate Visiting Fellowships in Comparative Constitutional Law

admin 20th February 2017

Applications are invited from suitably qualified female doctoral and early career scholars to participate in the Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law at Melbourne Law School during 2017. OVERVIEW The Laureate Visiting Fellowships in Constitutional Law offers outstanding female doctoral and female early career researchers the opportunity to participate in an intensive mentoring program relative […]

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Upcoming Seminar: China and the Death of American Comparative Law

admin 17th February 2017

Start date: Thursday, 2 March, 17:00 Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, The China Centre, University of Oxford For all the attention paid to the Founder Fathers in contemporary American debates, it has almost been wholly forgotten how deeply they embraced an ambitious and intellectually profound valuation of foreign legal experience. Over the past two centuries, America […]

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New Publications from the OxHRH Team and Associates!

admin 14th February 2017

The OxHRH Publication Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Alan Bogg, Cathryn Costello and Anne Davies (eds) Research Handbook on EU Labour Law (Edward-Elgar Publishing, 2016) Fiona de Londras ‘Fatal Foetal Abnormality, Irish Constitutional Law and Mellet v Ireland’ (2016) Medical […]

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New Publication: Voting Rights of Refugees

admin 8th February 2017

Voting Rights of Refugees by Ruvi Zeigler (University of Reading) develops a novel legal argument about the voting rights of refugees recognised in the 1951 Geneva Convention. The main normative contention is that such refugees should have the right to vote in the political community where they reside, assuming that this community is a democracy […]

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In Memoriam: Professor Sir Nigel Rodley

admin 7th February 2017

There are international lawyers who make outstanding contributions to their fields. And there are international lawyers who actually create the fields we study and insert life into them. Professor Sir Nigel Rodley was both. Nigel’s scholarly interests long focused on the place of human rights in international law and the development of human rights law […]

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Public International Law Discussion Group-Adjudicating International Law in a Domestic Context (Justice Kate O’Regan)

admin 5th February 2017

Thursday 9 February, 2017 @ 12.30 the Old Library, All Souls College, Oxford Justice Kate O’Regan, Director of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, University of Oxford  Adjudicating International Law in a Domestic Context: Reflections on the Experience of the South African Constitutional Court Kate O’Regan served as one of the first judges of the […]

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WATCH: A Conversation on Brexit’s Impact on Human Rights

admin 1st February 2017

On 31 January 2017, OxHRH, together with the Public Law Discussion Group, the Programme for the Foundations of Constitutional Law and Government, and the Bonavero Insttiute of Human Rights hosted  A Conversation on Brexit’s Impact on Human Rights in the Oxford Law Faculty. You can now watch the recording of our Facebook Live stream of […]

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LEAD Book Forum: Gendering European Working Time Regimes

admin 1st February 2017

29 March 2017 Time: 4:00 – 6:00pm Venue: Room 313, Third Floor, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road E1 4NS United Kingdom A new book symposium organised by the Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity (LEAD) for Ania Zbyszewska’s book Gendering European Working Time Regimes (CUP). About the book The standard approach to regulating working […]

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