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1 The Hands Lecture 2020 – Western Democracy: the next 20 years Lord (William) Hague of Richmond in conversation with Mansfield Principal, Helen Mountfield QC, on the state of Western democracies. William Hague, Helen Mountfield 18 Oct 2021
2 Peter Bergamin (Oxford): Guns and Moses: Jewish anti-British Resistance during the Mandate for Palestine Peter Bergamin presents some findings and conclusions from his recent research on the British Mandate for Palestine, focusin on the phenomena of Jewish illegal immigration and anti-British terrorism, and their role in Britain’s eventual abandonment of the Peter Bergamin 24 Nov 2020
3 Unpacking the Refugees-Terrorism Nexus Sara Polo, University of Essex, gives a talk for the Changing Character of War seminar series. Sara Polo 16 Apr 2020
4 Terrorism and Recent Developments in Human Rights Lord John Alderdice gives a talk for the Changing Character of War seminar series. John Alderdice 16 Apr 2020
5 Creative Commons Religion, War and Terrorism In this New St Cross Special Ethics Seminar, Professor Tony Coady argues that religion does not have an inherent tendency towards violence, including particularly war and terrorism. Professor Tony Coady 01 May 2019
6 Advancing the Rule of Law as part of the International Landscape The 21st century has seen significant progress and recent regression in terms of entrenchment of the rule of law. These developments have occurred not only in the domestic context but also within the international sphere. Kimberly Prost 22 May 2018
7 Creative Commons Giving Up The Gun: Disengaging from Politically Motivated Violence in Northern Ireland Is de-radicalisation of former terrorists helpful or even possible? This presentation explores the processes involved in leaving social movements or disengaging from terrorist activities. Neil Ferguson 23 Oct 2017
8 The Forgotten Flight: Terrorism, Diplomacy and the Pursuit of Justice Stuart H Newberger, author and international lawyer gives a talk for the FLJS seminar series. Stuart H Newberger, Dan Sarooshi 02 Jun 2017
9 Militant Jihadi Culture: Poetry as a Weapon The power of poetry to move Arab listeners and readers emotionally, to infiltrate the psyche and to create an aura of authenticity around the ideologies it enshrines, make it a perfect weapon for militant jihadist causes. Elisabeth Kendall 05 Dec 2016
10 Creative Commons The Two Deaths of Osama Bin Laden –Demonic Repetition in Contemporary Culture Tom Grimwood (University of Cumbria) gives the second talk for Session 1; (Demono-) Logics Political Demonology conference, held in Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Tom Grimwood 13 Sep 2016
11 War in the Time of Terror This talk attempts to set out what IS aims are, whether there are negotiating possibilities and what the West's response to this new phenomenon should be. Ivor Roberts 05 Jul 2016
12 Counter-Terrorism and Security in Europe after the Paris attacks A web seminar delivered by Professor Fiona de Londras (Birmingham) for the Oxford Human Rights Hub on Friday 22nd January 2016 at Pembroke College, University of Oxford. Moderated by Sandra Fredmad. Fiona de Londras 23 Feb 2016
13 Creative Commons The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Fighting Terrorism through the Rule of Law Guido Acquaviva, Senior Legal Officer (Chambers), gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 14th October 2015. Guido Acqauviva 22 Oct 2015
14 An Intelligence Officer Looks at Terrorism: Where it's Been, Where it's heading Professor John McLaughlin looks at Terrorism in the 21st Century John McLaughlin 19 May 2015
15 Why are westerners drawn to fight with IS in Syria and Iraq? And what can we do in response? Rachel Briggs (Institute for Strategic Dialogue) and Peter Neumann (International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation) give a presentation for the COMPAS Breakfast Brefiing Series. Rachel Briggs, Peter Neumann 18 Nov 2014
16 Accounting for Rights in EU Counter-Terrorism On 5th June, Professor Fiona de Londras, from Durham Law School, gave a talk to the Oxford Human Rights Hub on the development of EU counter-terrorism measures. Fiona de Londras 01 Jul 2014
17 Creative Commons Religious and Nationalist Motivations in Insurgency: Evidence from the Caucasus Professor Monica Toft explores religious motivations in insurgency. Monica Toft 01 Apr 2014
18 Creative Commons Boko Haram: A Threat To The US Homeland? Dr Jonathan Hill, Senior Lecturer, Defence Studies Department, King's College, gives a talk on Boko Haram, the latest developments in Nigeria, and their implications for US security. Jonathan Hill 07 Jun 2013
19 Creative Commons Killing with computers - the ethics of autonomous and remote controlled weapon Remote controlled and autonomous robotic weapons are bringing new levels of complexity to modern warfare. It's when such robots are designed as lethal weapons that the threshold for moral justification gets higher. Alex Leveringhaus, Dapo Akande, Bennett Foddy 22 May 2013
20 Creative Commons Who is the Terrorist? Memories, Victims and the Use of Legitimate Violence Dr Diego Muro, Santander Visiting Fellow, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Diego Muro 29 Jun 2012
21 The Need for Achieving Appropriate Information Sharing and Information Protection David Bray describes the Information Sharing Environment, exploring post-9/11 information sharing in the United States, and the efforts being made towards information sharing and national security. David Bray 28 Feb 2012
22 Creative Commons Does War Have a Meaning? Professor Michael Boylan (Marymount) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict/Changing Character of War Seminar Series. Michael Boylan 11 Nov 2011
23 Creative Commons The Shadow of the ICC: Positive Complementarity and the Situation in Kenya Professor Chandra Sriram (SOAS) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict/Changing Character of War Seminar Series. Introduced by Jennifer Welsh (Oxford). Chandra Sriram 11 Nov 2011
24 None of Us Were Like This Before: American Soldiers and Torture Josh Phillips, journalist, gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series. Josh Phillips 25 Oct 2011
25 The Legacy of 9/11 Panel discussion from the oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict on The Legacy of 9/11. Jennifer Welsh, David Rodin, Dapo Akande 25 Oct 2011
26 The Memory of State Terrorism in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Book Launch Book launch event to promote the release of The Memory of State Terrorism in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay by Francesca Lessa and Vincent Druliolle (editors). Chaired by Dr Diego Sanchez Ancochea. Diego Sanchez Ancochea, Leigh Payne, Alejandra Serpente, Francesca Lessa 05 Jul 2011
27 A Fighting Chance or Fighting Dirty? Michael Gross meets the Spartans Part of the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict/Changing Character of War program seminar series looking into the Ethics of war and violence. Cian O'Driscoll, David Rodin 24 Jan 2011
28 Creative Commons Invisible War: The United States and The Iraq Sanctions Special seminar from the Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) given by Professor Jay Gordan (Fairfield University with Professor David Miller (Oxford). Jay Gordan, David Miller 05 Jan 2011
29 Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2009 : Beyond Blankets: in search of political deals and durable solutions for the displaced This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture which was on Wednesday 18th November 2009 at the Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford. Jan Egeland 27 Nov 2009
30 FLJS part 5: Closing Remarks: Cases of Family Reunification and use of torture Aharon Barak talks about the implications for human rights law of Israel barring family reunification between Palestinian and Israeli citizens. Part 5 of the 2009 Foundation for Law Justice and Society Annual Lecture. Aharon Barak 24 Jul 2009
31 2009 Annual Lecture: Human rights and their limitations: the role of proportionality The former President of the Israeli Supreme Court Aharon Barak addresses the appropriate balance between security and the safeguarding of human rights. Aharon Barak 24 Jul 2009
32 FLJS and Aspen Institute Lecture: Detention without Trial in Wartime Britain Delivered by Prof. AWB Simpson at the Aspen Institute on 7 Jul 08, it gives an account of the response of the courts to detention without trial during WWII. It serves to open a two-day seminar entitled 'In Times of Crisis Can We Trust the Courts?'. AWB Simpson 08 Aug 2008