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Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach - Video Launch

The Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Martin School's Human Rights for Future Generations Programme are pleased to launch a new video, providing an overview of 'Women and Poverty: A Human Rights Approach' - an international conference held in Kigali, Rwanda, in April 2014. [more…]

Two Oxford Birks Prize runners-up

James Goudkamp's book Tort Law Defences and Jure Vidmar's Democratic Statehood in International Law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War Practice have been announced as runners-up in the 2014 Society of Legal Scholars Peter Birks Book Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship. [more…]

Opening of the Common Law Centre at Renmin University

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The Common Law Centre at Renmin University, Beijing, was opened on the 2 September 2014. [more…]

New publication: ‘Addressing Disparate Impact: Indirect Discrimination and the Public Sector Equality Duty’

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Professor Sandra Fredman, Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, has published an article in the Industrial Law Journal entitled ‘Addressing Disparate Impact: Indirect Discrimination and the Public Sector Equality Duty’ (2014) 43 ILJ 349. [more…]

13th Annual Intellectual Property Law Moot

The Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre (OIPRC) is delighted to announce arrangements for the 2015 Oxford International Intellectual Property Law Moot, and invites universities from around the world to enter the competition. [more…]

Eldon Law Scholarship 2015

Applications for the Eldon Law Scholarship 2015 are now open. [more…]

Douglas-Scott at the Festival of Politics

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Sionaidh Douglas-Scott was invited to speak last week at the Scottish Parliament's annual Festival of Politics. [more…]

Oxford research brings to light businesses’ energy use

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Professor Sue Bright will be playing a key role in a new project which aims to help UK retailers to lower their energy usage and save money. [more…]

Two Faculty members shortlisted for the Peter Birks Book Prize

James Goudkamp and Jure Vidmar have both been shortlisted for the Peter Birks Book Prize. [more…]

Oxford Hong Kong Mooting Competition 2014

The Oxford Hong Kong Mooting Competition 2014 was held on 19 July 2014. [more…]

Project on the Law Relating to Humanitarian Relief Operations in Armed Conflict

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On 10-11 July 2014, the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC), and the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations (HRFG), together with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), convened a meeting of legal experts as part of a joint project aimed at bringing greater clarity to certain aspects of the law regulating relief operations in situations of armed conflict. [more…]

Dapo Akande Speaks at Army Legal Services Annual Conference

In June 2014, Dapo Akande spoke to over 100 UK Army lawyers and lawyers from other military forces at the annual UK Army Legal Services Conference. [more…]

Dapo Akande Speaks at UK Government’s International Law Conference

Dapo Akande addressed over 130 UK government lawyers at the opening session of the inaugural International Law Conference organised by the Government Legal Service and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on 14 July. [more…]

Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict

The Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict and the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations, in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, convened the Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict in July 2014. [more…]

Middle Temple Access to the Bar Scheme

Last month we announced that two undergraduates were chosen for the Middle Temple Access to the Bar scheme. [more…]

IHRL Students for Justice - 17 July 2014

17 July is international criminal justice day, marking the day when the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court was adopted in 1998. [more…]

Announcing a new publication: The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties by Dr Eirik Bjorge, Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow in Law at Jesus College

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The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties by Dr Eirik Bjorge, Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow in Law at Jesus College. [more…]

Frederico Varese publishes British Journal of Criminology paper on Somali pirates

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Frederico Varese has co-authored a paper in the British Journal of Criminology with Anja Shortland from King's College on the reasons why some Somali clans protect pirates, while others don't. [more…]

Douglas-Scott’s on the position of an independent Scotland

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Sionaidh Douglas-Scott’s research on the position of an independent Scotland within the EU has been widely cited in the media, including The Times and BBC. [more…]

Professor Sirks' Valedictory Lecture

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Professor Boudewijn Sirks, who has held the Regius Professorship since 2006, delivered his Valedictory Lecture in the Gulbenkian Theatre on 4 July, on ‘Civil Law and Common Law’. [more…]

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