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Business and Human Rights Resource Centre-Recruiting: Project Manager on our Iran Foreign Investment Tracking Project

admin 31st March 2016

Job purpose To lead and deliver a joint initiative of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran and Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.  The project will raise awareness of companies’ human rights responsibilities as they expand their operations in Iran, and will compare companies’ due diligence and performance in this context. Terms & […]

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Call for Papers-Human Rights in the Extractive Industries: Conflicts and Regulatory Responses Conference

admin 28th March 2016

Young Scholars’ Workshop of the Conference “Human Rights in the Extractive Industries: Conflicts and Regulatory Responses” Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main 20 to 22 July 2016 Conference subject The activities of the extractive industries (mining, oil and gas) often have considerable negative effects on human rights. The conference “Human Rights in Extractive Industries” provides an overview […]

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2016 Lee Lecture in Political Science and Government: When Black Lives Matter-The Ethics of Race, Crime and Punishment in America

admin 24th March 2016

2016 Lee Lecture in Political Science and Government Professor Glenn Loury (Brown University) Title: “When Black Lives Matter: The Ethics of Race, Crime and Punishment in America” Professor Glenn Loury will deliver the 2016 Lee Lecture in Political Science and Government on Wednesday May 25, at 5pm, Magdalen College, Grove Theatre The Lee Lectures are funded thanks […]

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Vacancies at the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

admin 18th March 2016

Project Lead, KnowTheChain During 2016 KnowtheChain will benchmark companies’ transparency on their policies and processes to address forced labour in their global supply chains.  We are seeking a dynamic, outcome-oriented Project Lead.  The Project Lead will drive the benchmarking process – including delivery of three sector-specific benchmarks during the year.  S/he will also help create […]

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Dr Meghan Campbell, OxHRH Deputy-Director Presents at IT Services Seminar on Blogging and Digtial Scholarship

admin 14th March 2016

On Friday, alongside Dr Mary Bosworth from Border Criminologies, Dr Jennifer Nuttall and Dr Eleanor Park, Oxford Human Rights Hub Deputy-Director, Dr Meghan Campbell presented on the opportunities and challenges of blogging and digital scholarship as part of the Oxford University IT Services, series #OxEngage2016. The 2 hour session discussed the role of blogging in […]

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Blog Series: The Legacy of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

admin 4th March 2016

Last month, US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, appointed to the Court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, passed away. Justice Scalia was perhaps best known for his conservative jurisprudence, which strongly  advocated textualism in statutory interpretation and originalism in constitutional interpretation. Amidst the ongoing political controversy over who should replace him and when the […]

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