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OxHRH Deepens Indian Connections

admin 13th April 2015

The OxHRH has a number of significant ties with academics, practitioners and policy makers advancing human rights law and research in India.  Last week our Deputy Director, Laura Hilly was in Delhi and met with representatives from the Death Penalty Research Project and the new Death Penalty Litigation Clinic at the National Law University (NLU) in Delhi; […]

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Book Symposium on Allen Buchanan’s The Heart of Human Rights (OUP, 2013)

admin 8th April 2015

Nuffield College, Oxford 5 June 2015, 9:30-17:00   Speakers: Allen Buchanan, Simon Caney, Cecile Fabre, Sarah Fine, Mervyn Frost, Pietro Maffettone, David Miller, Andrea Sangiovanni, John Tasioulas, Jesse Tomalty, Guglielmo Verdirame, Lorenzo Zucca The language of human rights has come to dominate public discourse on a variety of issues of great moral and political importance: poverty, climate […]

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OPBP Completes Research for the League of Human Rights

Arushi Garg 30th March 2015

OPBP Completes Research for League of Human Rights for a submission to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in Dubská and Krejzová v. the Czech Republic OPBP has prepared comparative law research on legal regulation of home birth for League of Human Rights (LHR), the Czech Republic, to assist with the […]

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RightsUp! OxHRH Team Wins AHRC-TORCH Graduate Fund Award

admin 19th March 2015

The podcasting team at the OxHRH has won an AHRC-TORCH Graduate Fund Award to develop a new podcast series on comparative human rights law. ‘RightsUp’ – a new ‘magazine style’ podcast series set to launch in Trinity Term 2015 will take on some of the most topical and challenging questions of the day. With interviews […]

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OxHRH Deputy Director, Laura Hilly, Judges Human Rights Watch Moot

admin 15th March 2015

For the second year in a row, this February Human Rights Watch London Network held a Moot Trial. This year’s topic for the Moot was the timely and topical subject of Extraordinary Rendition, the case before the Court being Khaled Shaladi v UK, which considered the role of the UK in a particular case. Held in the UCL […]

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Milestone Month at the OxHRH

admin 13th March 2015

We have hit a few milestones here at the Oxford Human Rights Hub this month – all of which are a testament to the fantastic support of all of you out there who read our blog and follow our work on social media. This morning our Twitter account (@OxHRH) hit 5,000 followers!  Thank you to @victoriamybrown […]

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The Future Magna Carta: Dr Jaakko Kuosmanen to Speak at FutureFest

admin 10th March 2015

Dr Jaakko Kuosmanen, Coordinator of the Oxford Martin School Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations and a Research Fellow at the Law Faculty at the University of Oxford will be part of an illustrious line-up of speakers this weekend participating in FutureFest. FutureFest is Nesta’s flagship weekend event of immersive experiences, compelling performances and […]

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New Research: Combating global religious intolerance: the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution 16/18

admin 4th March 2015

On 12 February 2015, OxHRH Associate Director Dr Nazila Ghanea presented the Universal Rights Group’s report  ‘Combating Global Religious Intolerance: the Implementation of Human Rights Council Resolution 16/18’ in Geneva, which she co-authored. The other panelists were Ambassador Keith Harper (US), Ambassador Zamir Akram (Pakistan), Ambassador Mehmet Ferden Carikci (Turkey) and Mr Mark Matthews (Deputy […]

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Event: Consent in Early America, 1600 to 1900 – 10 March 2015

admin 3rd March 2015

Consent in Early America, 1600 – 1900 Conference, March 10, 2015 Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford Keynote Speakers: Amy Stanley (University of Chicago) Holly Brewer (University of Maryland) The notion of consent plays an important role in our understanding of power in human society. It gives us a way to think about not only […]

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OxHRH Associate Director Dr Nazila Ghanea Attends Carter Center's Human Rights Defenders Forum

admin 2nd March 2015

OxHRH Associate Director, Dr Nazila Ghanea participated in the Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Forum from 7-10 February 2015 in Atlanta, USA. The Forum was attended by around 70 scholars, human rights activists and community leaders from around the world and provided them with a platform to discuss, strategies and address combating violence and discrimination, […]

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OxHRH Associate Director Dr Nazila Ghanea Attends Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Forum

admin 2nd March 2015

OxHRH Associate Director, Dr Nazila Ghanea participated in the Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Forum from 7-10 February 2015 in Atlanta, USA. The Forum was attended by around 70 scholars, human rights activists and community leaders from around the world and provided them with a platform to discuss, strategies and address combating violence and discrimination, […]

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