Oxford City Council Holocaust Memorial Day Service

admin 27th January 2017

A short reflection service to mark Holocaust Memorial Day will take place in Town Hall at 11am on Friday 27 January 2017. The public is invited to attend and arrive at 10.50am for a prompt start. The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Mohammed Altaf-Khan, said: “Holocaust Memorial Day is not only about commemorating past genocides […]

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Torch Seminar Series: Fiction and Human Rights

admin 19th January 2017

This is an interdisciplinary symposium at which lawyers, literary scholars, philosophers and others discuss the relationship between the novel and conceptions of ‘dignity’ in legal theory and practice. This term they will be discussing the work of the renowned Haitian-American novelist, Edwidge Danticat, examining law and aesthetics in Ian McEwan’s The Children Act and exploring comic […]

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Seminars with Berkeley Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law Virtual Study Group

admin 18th January 2017

Participation in these workshops is open to all members of the Berkeley Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law Virtual Study Group, a group of legal scholars and activists from around the globe. Persons interested in joining the study group should contact Professor David Oppenheimer at   Tuesday January 31 at 8:00 am PST (16:00 GMT) […]

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OxHRH Releases New Mini Podcast Series RightsNow!

admin 17th January 2017

RightsUp #RightNow is a series of mini episodes in the RightsUp podcast series that explores current events dealing with human rights issues. On 11 January, members of a public bill committee in the UK parliament voted against an amendment to the Children and Social Work Bill that would have made sex and relationship education compulsory […]

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