OxHRH Workshop for Graduate Research Students

admin - 4th May 2016

Oxford Human Rights Hub: Workshop for Human Rights MPhil and DPhil Students

Venue: Mary Hyde Eccles Room, Pembroke College

Date: June 3rd, 2016

Time: 2:30pm-6pm

The Oxford Human Rights Hub is pleased to announce its second workshop for human rights MPhil and DPhil students at Oxford University. This half-day workshop will bring together and foster a network of graduate students and academics in various disciplines working in human rights at Oxford. The aim is to come together as a community to explore current developments, to analyse existing weakness and to attempt to point towards future improvements in the way in which human rights can address current legal and social problems.

Workshop Programme


Opening Remarks 

Professor Sandra Fredman, Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub

Professor Alan Bogg, Director of Graduate Studies, Oxford Law Faculty


Human Rights on the International Stage                         

Kalina Arabadjieva, ‘The “Integrated Approach to Interpretation” of the European Convention on Human Rights’

Discussant: Professor Mark Freedland

Patricia Kwast, ‘Wrongful Non-Co-operation in International Law’

Discussant: Dr Eirik Bjorge

Thiago Alves Pinto, ‘A brief historical analysis of laws concerning offence to religious belief’

Discussant: Professor Mark Janis

Chair: Professor Sandra Fredman


Domestic Developments in Human Rights 

Helen Taylor, ‘Scoping the exercise of remedial powers for enforcing the state’s positive duties’

Discussant: Dr Miles Jackson

Achas Burin, ‘Positive Duties of Prevention in the Common Law and the Convention’

Discussant: Professor Alan Bogg

 Max Harris, ‘The So-Called Third Source of Executive Power: Precedents and Principles?

Discussant: Professor Timothy Endicott

 Chair: Dr Meghan Campbell


Publishing your PhD as a Book: Perspectives from Publishers           

Sinead Moloney, Hart Publishing



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