The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) started its Michaelmas Term seminar series with two excellent seminars on Monday. Philip Alston, the John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law at NYU Law School and co-chair of the law school’s Centre for Human Rights and Global Justice, presented ‘The Progress Narrative in the New Historiography of the International Human Rights Regime’. Grainne De Burca, the Florence Ellinwood Allen Professor of Law at NYU Law School, followed with a seminar entitled ‘The European Court of Justice’s treatment of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights’. A summary of these seminars is available here: For further information about the OxHRH Seminar Series please follow this link: