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Call for Contributions: Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations

admin 5th December 2019

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights invites submissions for a Comparative Law Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations and a subsequent edited publication. The Research Roundtable will take place on 23-24 October 2020 in Oxford, UK. Deadline for application is 10 January 2020. Further information about the application process and supporting documents can […]

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The UCU Strike: An Update

admin 27th November 2019

The Oxford Human Rights Hub blog expresses its solidarity with the ongoing  UCU strike over pay equality, precariousness, pensions and working conditions! The OxHRH Blog will resume processing fresh submissions after the end of the strike period.

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Call For Papers & Participation For Remembering S.P. SATHE: 14th International Conference On Contemporary Trends In Comparative Public Law

admin 24th November 2019

The Indian Law Society (ILS) Law College, Pune, under the auspices of Remembering SP Sathe Foundation (set up by the Indian Law Society) and Centre for Public Law is pleased to invite abstracts from law students, academicians , lawyers, activist, researchers and faculty around the world for participation and submission of Research Papers for Remembering […]

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New book from OxHRH Associate Linda Mulcahy: The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity

admin 24th November 2019

The Democratic Courthouse by Linda Mulcahy and Emma Rowden examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which egalitarian ideals and the pursuit […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 9th November 2019

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, ‘Does Economic Upgrading Lead to Social Upgrading in Contact Centers? Evidence from South Africa’ (2019) 38 African Geographical Review 209 Paul Craig, ‘The EU, Democracy and Institutional Structure: Past, […]

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International Human Rights Law Master’s Admissions and Scholarships – The University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education

admin 6th November 2019

The University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education is pleased to announce that admissions for the Master’s in International Human Rights Law are open for the course starting September 2020. The degree is conducted on a part-time basis over two academic years. Students work online in their home country from September to June each year […]

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Trust Conference London 2019

admin 3rd November 2019

Save the date! On November 13th and 14th , the Thomson Reuters Foundation will be hosting its flagship annual event, Trust Conference. Held in the heart of London, the conference brings together some 600 delegates from diverse sectors representing more than 60 countries. Day one will address creating a fairer economic system for those left behind, and […]

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Call for Papers: Workshop on “Federalism and Socio-economic Inequalities”

admin 3rd November 2019

Call for Papers Federalism is considered one of the most promising constitutional mechanisms to help deal with the challenges posed by the process of globalization and increasing inequality, in addition to being an extraordinary tool for dealing with various forms of diversity (ethnic, religious, linguistic, etc.) To this end, the purpose of this workshop is to […]

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External

World Bank ombudsman raises ‘substantial concerns’ about investment in Bridge International Academies

admin 30th October 2019

NAIROBI, 25TH OCTOBER 2019. The World Bank’s independent recourse and accountability mechanism, Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO), published a report  raising “substantial concerns” regarding Bridge International Academies (BIA) and announcing their intention to conduct a compliance investigation into the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) investment in the company. This decision comes after a comprehensive appraisal of a complaint filed in April 2018 by ten […]

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First Textbook on International and European Disability Law and Policy

admin 28th October 2019

Dr. Andrea Broderick, of Maastricht University, The Netherlands, and Dr. Delia Ferri, of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, have co-authored the first textbook on International and European Disability Law and Policy: Text, Cases and Materials, which was published by Cambridge University Press in October 2019. The textbook is the product of a close collaboration […]

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Forthcoming talk: ‘Migration: The Movement of Humankind from Prehistory to the Present’

admin 28th October 2019

Migration: The Movement of Humankind from Prehistory to the Present Professor Robin Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Development Studies, University of Oxford Tuesday 12 November, 5pm – 6pm at the Oxford Martin School, followed by book signing and drinks reception Migration is present at the dawn of human history – the phenomena of hunting and gathering, […]

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