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Between Conservatism and Pragmatism: Crafting a Human Rights-Based Approach to HIV/AIDS Related Services for Women in the Middle East

admin 5th November 2018

Venue: Fellows Dining Room, Hilda Besse building, St Antony’s College Date: 12 November 2018. 2pm Speaker(s): Dr Kamiar Alaei (Co-president, Institute for International Health and Education) Chair:  Dr Nazila Ghanea (Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law, Department for Continuing Education) Series:  MEC Women’s Rights Research Seminars   Dr Kamiar Alaei’s academic, medical and international […]

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2008 Moore Prize Literature Short List

admin 29th October 2018

This year’s finalists for the Moore Prize are a diverse set of works that attest, individually and collectively, to the resilience of the human spirit and value of human dignity when these are most imperiled. Our imaginations are challenged and our capacities for empathy and sympathy enlarged in unexpected ways by reading these imaginative and […]

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Friday in Focus: Rory Kelly

admin 26th October 2018

I’m a third year doctorate student at Worcester College, and for the last two years was an editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog. It feels odd to write ‘was’ and remarkable to think that two years have passed so quickly. My doctorate focuses on orders in the form of the now repealed Anti-Social […]

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Lawyers for a People’s Vote

admin 22nd October 2018

Lawyers for a People’s Vote has been established to support the calls for a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal negotiated by the Government. Brexit is an epic constitutional change. We are therefore asking lawyers to sign our open letter urging Theresa May not to proceed with such a significant constitutional upheaval without further […]

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Scholarships for Master’s in International Human Rights Law

admin 17th October 2018

Scholarships are available for our part-time Master’s in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford starting September 2019. The programme is aimed at lawyers and other human rights advocates who wish to pursue advanced studies in international human rights law but may need to do so alongside work responsibilities. Study online in your […]

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Bonavero Institute of Human Rights: Student Programmes

admin 15th October 2018

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights invites applications for two of its student programmes this term: the Research Training Programme on Use of Force and a Seminar Series on Strategizing about Human Rights with a focus on Business & Human Rights. Applications close on 16 October 2018.  More information can be found here: Call for applications Strategizing Seminar MT 2018 BHR […]

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OxHRH Communications Director Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship in Media Law

admin 10th October 2018

OxHRH Communications Director, Dr Kira Allmann, has been awarded a three-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Media Law and Policy in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford. Kira completed her DPhil in Oriental Studies (Islamic World) at the University of Oxford, where her research explored the role of the internet in the […]

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OxHRH and TNNLU Host Affirmative Action and the SDG of Goal of Gender Equality Conference

admin 7th October 2018

The Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU), in collaboration with the Oxford Human Rights Hub, United Kingdom hosted a two day International Conference on Affirmative Action and the Sustainable Development Goal of Gender Equality between September 22-23, 2018. The opening session was addressed by  Justice Indira Banerjee of the Supreme Court of India, Professor Sandra Fredman, Director, Oxford Human Rights Hub, UK and […]

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New book on ‘Media, Conflict and the State in Africa’ by Nicole Stremlau

admin 3rd October 2018

Countries emerging from violent conflict face difficult challenges about what the role of media should be in political transitions, particularly when attempting to build a new state and balance a difficult legacy. ‘Media, Conflict, and the State in Africa’ by Nicole Stremlau and published by Cambridge University Press, discusses how ideas, institutions and interests have shaped […]

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Oxford Martin School Call for Expressions of Interest: Innovating for a Sustainable Future

admin 2nd October 2018

The 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals making up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: an agenda for action to achieve human well-being, equitable prosperity and a healthy planet.  The SDGs span many dimensions, including economics, society, culture, environment, and technology. The Oxford Martin School invites Expressions […]

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PhD Scholarships Available at Melbourne Law Scool on Indian Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law

admin 28th September 2018

Applications are invited from suitably qualified scholars for a PhD scholarship at Melbourne Law School (MLS) on any aspect of Indian equality or anti-discrimination law. Comparative law research proposals are welcome, provided they have a significant Indian law dimension. The successful candidate will be jointly supervised by Associate Professor Tarunabh Khaitan. Funding for the scholarship […]

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Call for Papers-Cities in Federal Theory Workshop

admin 20th September 2018

20 – 21 JUNE 2019 MELBOURNE LAW SCHOOL  Cities, especially metropolitan cities and megacities, are unique socio-economic spaces where there is constant need to reconcile diversity and social cohesion through legal tools. Academic scholarship has extensively studied cities from different perspectives (anthropology, sociology, etc), while in federalism studies a voluminous literature exists on local governance. […]

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