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Special Advocates in the Adversarial System: A Panel Discussion

admin 6th March 2020

The panel will be held 31 March 2020, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm at Gideon Schreier LT, UCL Laws, Bentham House, Endsleigh Gardens, London. Organised by UCL Centre for Criminal Law and 6KBW College Hill. Speakers Jonathan Hall QC (6KBW College Hill) Tom Hickman QC (UCL & Blackstone Chambers) Professor John Jackson (University of Nottingham) Cathryn McGahey QC (Temple […]

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Transitional Justice & JusticeInfo.net

admin 6th March 2020

This call offers an opportunity to publish academic op-eds exploring questions of transitional justice on JusticeInfo.net. JusticeInfo.net is an electronic platform offering real time journalistic coverage and academic analysis of transitional justice processes all over the world. The platform was officially launched in June 2015 and is a collaborative project between Fondation Hirondelle, Oxford Transitional […]

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OxHRH Celebrates International Women’s Day 2020: the Women of OxHRH

admin 6th March 2020

OxHRH is celebrating International Women’s Day this year by spotlighting the brilliant work of the women of the Hub! “Women and gender are central to all the work I do, from reproductive rights for women in our Shaping the Future series with the World Health Organization and the Office of the High Commissioner on Human […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 5th March 2020

The OxHRH Publications Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Mohammad Amir Anwar and Mark Graham, ‘Digital Labour at Economic Margins: African Workers and the Global Information Economy’ (2020) Review of African Political Economy 1 (forthcoming) Mohammad Amir Anwar and Mark Graham, […]

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Striking for Education in the Global South – Sit-in-Teach-out in support of UCU strike (4 March)

Rishika Sahgal 2nd March 2020

The UCU is on strike this term, against stagnant, insufficient, and unequal pay for women and racial minorities, increasing casualisation, unsustainable workloads, and the unfavourable restructuring of pensions. The strike causes some disruption to lectures and seminars. But does it also, in many ways, contribute to our education, and to redressing inequality in society as […]

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OxHRH Director Sandy Fredman on ‘Combining Human Rights and the SDGs to Achieve Substantive Gender Equality’

admin 1st March 2020

OxHRH Director Professor Sandy Fredman has written an article on ‘Combining Human Rights and the SDGs to Achieve Substantive Gender Equality’. Her piece, available here, explores how the SDGs and human rights could work together under an intersectional approach to achieve transformative gender equality. The article is part of a series called Counted and Visible: Insights, […]

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‘Use and the University’ FJDG Teach-Out Panel Discussion in Support of UCU Strike Action – 3rd March

Rishika Sahgal 26th February 2020

In solidarity with the University and College Union (UCU) strike action, on Tuesday, March 3rd, the Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion Group (FJDG) will hold a teach-out panel discussion on ‘Use and the University’ (Chapter 4 of Sara Ahmed’s What’s the Use?) with panellists Dr. Shreya Atrey, Achas Burin, Professor Sandra Fredman, and Nomfundo Ramalekana at the Wadham Room in King’s Arms. A social will be […]

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New Book on Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges

admin 19th February 2020

A new edited book has just been published titled Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges: Poverty, Conflict, and the Environment. The book is edited by OxHRH Associates Dapo Akande and Jaakko Kuosmanen, alongside Helen McDermott and Dominic Roser. Description The world is faced with significant and interrelated challenges in the 21st century which threaten human rights in […]

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2020 edition of The Geneva Challenge – Advancing Development Goals International Contest for graduate students

admin 15th February 2020

The Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on advancing human development within the scope of a relevant topic. This year, students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Social Inclusion“.  As the key to this issue is […]

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