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Conference in Honour of Justice Moseneke of the South African Constitutional Court

admin 9th December 2016

On December 7th leading academics, practitioners and members of the judiciary joined together in Cape Town, South Africa to reflect on Justice Moseneke’s contributions to South African jurisprudence. Dikgang Moseneke was born in Pretoria in December 1947. He attended primary and secondary school there. But at the age of 15, when in standard eight, Moseneke […]

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New Human Rights Publications from Hart Publishing

admin 8th December 2016

  20% discount for readers of the Oxford Human Rights Hub Please order through the Hart Publishing website www.hartpub.co.uk To receive your discount, type HRBLOG in the discount code field at the checkout     The Right to Privacy in Employment A Comparative Analysis Marta Otto At the beginning of the twenty-first century the term […]

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OxHRH Associate Dr Cathryn Costello Award a ERC Starting Grant

admin 7th December 2016

We are pleased to announce that Dr Cathryn Costello (Andrew W Mellon Associate Professor of International Human Rights and Refugee Law) has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant for the project Refugees are Migrants: Refugee Mobility, Recognition and Rights (REF-MIG). The project will start in March 2017. This project has two principal aims, the first […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Team and Associates

admin 5th December 2016

The OxHRH Publication Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The Publications Page is constantly updated with the newest innovative and thought-provoking journal articles and books. The latest editions are: Meghan Campbell, ‘Women’s Rights and The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: […]

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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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Call for Papers: Beyond Human Rights? Rethinking Gender Equality in Law and Politics

admin 22nd November 2016

‘Beyond Human Rights? Rethinking Gender Equality In Law And Politics’, an international conference is hosted by Escola de Direito de São Paulo da FGV, Brazil; Oxford Human Rights Hub, Oxford University, United Kingdom; School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, and will be held at the Universidad […]

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Apply to the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition

admin 21st November 2016

The Oxford Law Faculty invites applications for the position in Oxford’s team in the 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition. More information about the moot can be found here. The 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, is due to be held from 18 to 21 July 2017, at the Palais […]

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