Position of Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor in International Human Rights Law at the University of Essex

admin 17th January 2019

Job Title: Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor in International Human Rights Law Job Reference: REQ02147 Application closing date: 15/02/2019 Location: Colchester Salary Senior Lecturer and Reader: £51,630 to £58,090 per annum (pro-rata for part-time), Professor: On the Professorial scale, commensurate with experience and achievements Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time Job category/type: Academic Essex Law School Ranked […]

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New Report from The Equal Rights Trust: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Egypt

admin 9th January 2019

The Equal Rights Trust has launched A Past Still Present: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Egypt. Combining testimony from survivors of discrimination with extensive desk-based research. The report provides, for the first time, a comprehensive assessment of the rights to equality and non-discrimination in Egypt. The report, which is the latest in the Trust’s country report series, is the […]

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New Publications: Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law (OUP, 2018)

admin 19th December 2018

Hugh Collins, Gillian Lester and Virginia Mantouvalou (eds), Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law (OUP, 2018) This new publication brings together leading scholars in law and philosophy from around the world to examine the philosophical foundations of labour law. It addresses the political and theoretical challenges posed by globalization, marketization, and technological disruption. The book explores […]

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U of OxHRH J Special Issue Call for Submissions: New Beginnings-Indian Constitutional Rights Jurisprudence after Puttaswamy

admin 14th December 2018

University of Oxford Human Rights Hub Journal (U OxHRH J) CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Special Issue: ‘New Beginnings: Indian Constitutional Rights Jurisprudence after Puttaswamy’ In August 2017, a nine-judge bench of the Indian Supreme Court delivered a unanimous and wide-ranging opinion affirming that privacy was a fundamental right guaranteed by the Indian Constitution (Puttaswamy v Union of […]

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Winner of the 2018 Moore Prize

Meghan Campbell 6th December 2018

The judges of the Moore Prize 2018 have announced that Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan is the winning book. A summary of the books by the Chairperson of the judging panel is supported by all of the judges. This year’s finalists for the Moore Prize are a diverse set of fictions that attest, individually and […]

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Prof Sandra Fredman Writes About New Book on OUP Blog

admin 5th December 2018

OxHRH Director Sandra Fredman writes about her new book on the OUP Constitutional Law blog: “The need to study comparative human rights law is not just an academic one: budding lawyers who study the human rights judgements of other countries will be able to cite them in cases before courts in their own countries; judges […]

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Call for Applications Fellowship in Human Rights and Justice: The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

admin 22nd November 2018

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Texas School of Law seeks applications for a residential fellowship beginning as early as February 1, 2019 and running through August 31, 2020. Applicants from all countries and relevant disciplines are welcome to apply. The Fellow, working closely with the […]

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Applications for Centre for Law and Policy Equality Fellowships

admin 16th November 2018

At the Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR), we focus on addressing discrimination at the intersections of caste, gender, sexuality, and disability and other minorities through law. As a part of this work, we are excited to announce The CLPR Equality Fellowship. CLPR will select 6 Equality Fellows to engage in litigation and advocacy that responds to intersectional […]

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New Publication: Distant Justice: The Impact of the International Criminal Court on African Politics (CUP, 2018)

admin 14th November 2018

There are a number of controversies surrounding the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Africa. Critics have charged it with neo-colonial meddling in African affairs, accusing it of undermining national sovereignty and domestic attempts to resolve armed conflict. Here, based on 650 interviews over 11 years, Phil Clark critically assesses the politics of the ICC in […]

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