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City Initiative on Migrants with Irregular Status in Europe (C-MISE): Guidance and Video

admin 6th June 2019

The University of Oxford’s Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), together with nine Eurocities member cities, has recently released a video entitled ‘Irregular Migrants in European Cities: How to respond?’ alongside ‘Guidance for Municipalities’ on how to secure access to social rights for all forms of irregular migrants in their localities. A knowledge-exchange project, facilitated […]

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RSC Public Seminar, 5pm, Wednesday 29 May: ‘Sonopolis: Sound, citizenship, and migrant activisms in Athens’

admin 28th May 2019

RSC Public seminar 5pm Wednesday 29 May on Sonopolis: Sound, citizenship, and migrant activisms in Athens with Dr Tom Western (Refugee Studies Centre). Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB Seminar series: Everyday Resistance to the European Governance of Migration Series convenor: Dr Cory Rodgers About the seminar At […]

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Professor Mark Freedland, Associate of the Hub, has received the Bob Hepple Award for 2019

admin 22nd May 2019

The Labour Law Research Network has announced that the recipients of the 2019 LLRN Bob Hepple Award for Lifetime Achievement in Labour Law are Professor Mark Freedland and Professor Ann Numhauser-Henning. They join Prof. Harry Arthurs, the late Prof. Bob Hepple, Prof. Katherine Stone, Prof Kazuo Sugeno, Prof. Manfred Weiss and Prof Silvana Sciarra as previous recipients of the Award. The goal of the Award […]

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RSC Public Seminar, 5pm, Wednesday 22 May: ‘Endurance and Involuntary Return to Senegal’

admin 21st May 2019

RSC Public seminar 5pm Wednesday 22 May on Endurance and involuntary return to Senegal with Dr Anne-Line Rodriguez (Queen Mary University of London)  Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB Seminar series: Everyday Resistance to the European Governance of Migration Series convenor: Dr Cory Rodgers About the seminar Over the last […]

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Friday in Focus: Mwai Daka

admin 17th May 2019

In 2015, I was awarded a Postgraduate Scholarship to complete an MA in Politics at the University of Sheffield and I am currently undertaking an MA in Law at the University of Bristol (2018-2020). My research interests are human rights, democracy and land tenure in Africa. Before getting involved with the Oxford Human Rights Hub, […]

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New book from Professor Maya Unnithan: ‘Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics: Re-imagining Rights in India’

admin 9th May 2019

Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, this book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past eighteen years among poor Hindu and Muslim communities in Rajasthan and among development and health […]

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Open Letter to the Bar Council of India

admin 6th May 2019

This is an open letter to the Bar Council of India co-written by OxHRH blog editor Gautam Bhatia, originally published on LiveLaw.in. You can see the post here. To the Chairman of Bar Council of India April 21, 2019 Respected Sir, There is nothing more pivotal to the Indian democracy and to the Indian Constitution than […]

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RSC Public Seminar Series, Trinity Term 2019

admin 3rd May 2019

Everyday Resistance to the European Governance of Migration 5:00-6:30pm, Wednesdays, Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House Series convenor: Dr Cory Rodgers As national immigration and asylum regimes become increasingly restrictive in countries around the world, “Fortress Europe” stands out for its efforts to regulate human movement both within and beyond its borders. Following the 2015 […]

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Friday in Focus: Suzy Shepherd

admin 26th April 2019

Hello! I’ve just joined the OxHRH as the resident videographer, to do the producing, filming, and editing for the Shaping the Future: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights project in partnership with the WHO. We’re aiming to create eight films, each 15-20 minutes long, exploring how human rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be used […]

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