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Oxford University Criminal Law Discussion Group: Expanding Liability for Sexual Fraud Through the Concept of ‘Active Deception’: A Flawed Approach

admin 16th June 2016

The Criminal Law Discussion Group is hosting Professor Alex Sharpe (Keele) on Thursday 16th June  at 2pm in Seminar Room D (St Cross building). Professor Sharpe will be giving a paper entitled: Expanding Liability for Sexual Fraud through the Concept of ‘Active Deception’: A Flawed Approach. The paper will be based on Professor Sharpe’s recent publication in the […]

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Recruiting Research Fellows for Sussex Law School

admin 15th June 2016

Research Fellow x 3 Posts, Ref 950 (fixed-term, part-time to full-time) School of Law, Politics and Sociology – Sussex Law School Fixed term from 01 September 2016 to 31 August 2020, part-time (0.6 FTE minimum) to full-time (to be negotiated with successful candidate) Salary range:  starting at £31,656 and rising to £37,768 either pro rata or […]

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Bail for Immigration Detainees launches CrowdJustice Campaign

admin 12th June 2016

On Monday 13th June, Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) has launched a CrowdJustice campaign aimed at securing funding for their vital Separated Families project. Each year, BID helps reunite around 100 families who have been torn apart by the horrors of immigration detention. Every year, the government detains over 30,000 people for immigration purposes, routinely separating […]

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Oxford Science Festival- Why do People Migrate?

admin 10th June 2016

Why Do People Migrate? Saturday 25 June 17:00 Venue: Oxford Town Hall, Long Room Admissions: £5/£4(conc.)/£16(fam.) Suitability: 14+ Book here Why do people move? How do you decide between the risk it takes to make the journey, and the opportunities it may bring you? Based on a live experiment on Broad Street (which will take […]

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Writers, Rights and Institutions

admin 7th June 2016

A one-day conference featuring (among others) Larry Siems (editor of Mohamadou Ould Slahi’s _Guantanamo Diary_) and Ann Harrison of International PEN. Friday 17th June, 9.00am – 7pm, Oxford Faculty of Law, The Cube All welcome. Registration is free but essential. Full programme and registration details can be found here.  

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Fostering a Human Rights Community: OxHRH Graduate Student Workshop

admin 6th June 2016

On Friday June 3rd, 2016, the OxHRH held it’s second workshop for MPhil and DPhil students at Oxford University working in the human rights. Each student presented their work and received tailored feedback from members of the Law Faculty. Professor Fredman, Director of the OxHRH, opened the workshop advocating the importance of coming together as a community […]

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Registration Open for Human Rights in the Extractive Industries: Conflicts and Regulatory Responses

admin 3rd June 2016

Registration is now open for the conference “Human Rights in the Extractive Industries” jointly organized by the University of Frankfurt and us. It will be taking place in Frankfurt from July 20 to 22. While extractive industries (mining, oil and gas) contribute significantly to the economy in many countries of the global South, their activities […]

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Equal Rights Trust and Industrial Law Society: Bob Hepple Equality Award 2016

admin 1st June 2016

The Equal Rights Trust and the Industrial Law Society are delighted to invite you to the Bob Hepple Equality Award 2016 on Thursday 30 June 2016. The Award, established in the name of the late Professor Sir Bob Hepple QC champion of equality and non-discrimination, continues his legacy to recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals to equality. This year the Equal Rights Trust […]

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The Global Reach of the OxHRH

admin 27th May 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 […]

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