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Deputy-Director Dr Meghan Campbell Discusses the Future of the Human Rights Act on BCB Radio

admin 26th August 2016

On August 25th, 2016, Deputy-Director Dr Meghan Campbell spoke to BCB Radio on the future of the UK Human Rights Act, 1998 (HRA). Recently, Justice Minister Liz Truss confirmed the Conservative governments commitment to repeal the HRA and enact a British Bill of Rights. Similar to past statements from the government, no further information was provided. […]

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Call for Papers-Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Annual Conference 2017

admin 25th August 2016

Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group Annual Conference 2017 Call For Papers The Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group, hosted by the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin, will hold its 2017 meeting in Dublin on 15-16 June 2017. Proposals are now being sought for workshop presentations on the following topics: […]

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Join the Oxford Human Rights Hub Team!

admin 22nd August 2016

The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) brings together academics, practitioners and policy-makers to facilitate a better understanding of human rights law and practice.  Through creative uses of technology, the OxHRH has created a rich and accessible body of research and learning tools for students, teachers, academics, and advocates of human rights law, both in Oxford and […]

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Internship at the Universal Human Rights Group

admin 19th August 2016

The Universal Rights Group (URG) is currently seeking an intern to start in the beginning of September 2016, for a period of 3-6 months (negotiable). The successful candidate will have the chance to attend the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council (in September), and will gain professional human rights research and communications experience in […]

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New Additions to the OxHRH Publications Page

admin 18th August 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: Paul Craig, ‘Brexit: A Drama in Six Acts’ (2016) European Law Review Meghan Campbell, ‘The Challenges of […]

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New Publication: Non-refoulement as custom and jus cogens? Putting the prohibition to the test

admin 11th August 2016

OxHRH Research Associate and Andrew W Mellon Associate Professor of International Human Rights and Refugee Law, Dr Cathryn Costello along with Professor and Associate Dean (Research), Melbourne Law School, Michelle Foster have published ‘Non-refoulement as custom and jus cogens? Putting the prohibition to the test’ (2015) 46 Netherlands Yearbook of International Law in a special edition […]

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Access to Justice Foundation-Oxford Legal Walk-October 17

admin 4th August 2016

The Access to Justice Foundation is hosting the Oxford Legal Walk on Monday 17 October at 5pm. The annual 10km walk around the sights of Oxford takes place after work and will raise funds for local legal advice charities to support their work in helping vulnerable people in desperate need of advice. Why do we […]

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Deputy-Director of the OxHRH, Dr Meghan Campbell Discusses the Hub with Continuing Education Human Rights Students

admin 22nd July 2016

Deputy-Director of the OxHRH, Dr Meghan Campbell, gave an insightful presentation to the Oxford University Continuing Education Human Rights students. It was an exciting discussion that explored the promise of technology is aiding the understanding of human rights, what features were need to create a global community and platform and explored the challenges of using […]

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New Human Rights Publications from Hart Publishing

admin 15th July 2016

NEW HUMAN RIGHTS LAW TITLES FROM HART PUBLISHING  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     Property and Human Rights in a Global Context Edited by Ting Xu and […]

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Over 8000 Followers on the OxHRH Twitter Page

admin 11th July 2016

When we launched the OxHRH Blog in June 2012, we had a clear aspiration: to offer an intellectual space that could be resourced and shaped by contributors from all over the globe, sharing their analysis of cutting edge human rights law developments. This vision rapidly materialised.  Since 2012, the OxHRH Blog has featured over 1,200 posts written […]

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