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The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners and policy-makers in different parts of the world to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the development of human rights law and practice.

OxHRH is based in the Oxford University Faculty of Law and is directed by Sandra Fredman, the Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the USA. Its core includes Oxford academics, research students and visiting academics, while its reach extends across the globe through network of international members, its website, blog, seminar series, annual workshops and publications.

For more information please visit our website at www.ohrh.law.ox.ac.uk

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# Episode Title Description People Date
25 International refugee law and the crisis in refugee protection in Europe A web seminar delivered by Dr Cathryn Costello and Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill for the Oxford Human Rights Hub on Friday 22nd January 2016, 14:00 GMT at Pembroke College, University of Oxford. Cathryn Costello, Guy Goodwin-Gill 25 Feb 2016
24 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
23 The Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education Online Workshop Online workshop focusing on a human rights understanding of public private partnerships in education. Sandra Fredman, Kishore Singh, Anne Davies, Jason Brickhill 22 Sep 2015
22 The Right to Strike: A Menace to Hardworking People or Fundamental Human Rights? A webcast from the Oxford Human Rights Hub delivered by Professor Alan Bogg (Oxford University) at SCR Parlour, Pembroke College on 30 June 2015 at 2pm. Alan Boggs 21 Aug 2015
21 Right to Education Professor Sandra Fredman discusses emerging challenges to the right to education and investigates how human rights can ensure the fully enjoyment of education by all people. Sandra Fredman 10 Aug 2015
20 Creative Commons Human Rights After the Election: A Near Miss or Apocalypse Now? Recorded 12th May 2015, in the wake of the 2015 General Election, are human rights safe or are they under serious threat? Adam Wagner 18 May 2015
19 The 30th Anniversary of Canadian Equality Rights: W(h)ither Sex Equality? Prof Donna Greschner from the University of Vicotria, Canada on 'The 30th Anniversary of Canadian Equality Rights: W(h)ither Sex Equality?', speaking on 27 March 2015 at the Oxford Faculty of Law Donna Greschner 30 Mar 2015
18 Is a Business and Human Rights Treaty Necessary? Prof David Bilchitz from the University of Johannesburg on 'Is a Business and Human Rights Treaty Necessary?', speaking on 10 March 2015 at the Oxford Faculty of Law David Bilchitz 26 Mar 2015
17 Human Rights and Personal Identity Prof Jill Marshall from the University of Leicester on 'Human Rights and Personal Identity', speaking on 24 February 2015 at the Oxford Faculty of Law Jill Marshall 26 Mar 2015
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
15 Creative Commons The End of Settler Societies and Why it Changes Immigration Professor Catherine Dauvergne, University of British Columbia Catherine Dauvergne 26 Feb 2014
14 Creative Commons The Challenge of Adjudicating Social Democratic Values in a Capitalist Society Judge Dhaya Pillay, Judge of the High Court in Pietermaritzburg and Durban Dhaya Pillay 26 Feb 2014
13 Behind Marx's "hidden abode": toward an expanded conception of capitalism Nancy Fraser, Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science and Department Chair at The New School Nancy Fraser 05 Feb 2014
12 Child Soldiers - Protected beyond Gender? An International Criminal Law Perspective Patricia Sellers, Special Adviser on International Criminal Law Prosecution Strategies and Visiting Fellow, Oxford University Patricia Sellers 05 Dec 2013
11 Drone Attacks: Promotion and Protection of Human Hights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism Ben Emmerson QC, Matrix Chambers, and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism. Ben Emmerson 14 Nov 2013
10 Creative Commons Stigma and exclusion to rights and dignity: a human rights approach to poverty Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights - 5 Nov 2013. Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona 11 Nov 2013
9 Creative Commons South Africa's Constitutional Court: Battling populist political pressure Hugh Corder, Professor of Public Law, University of Cape Town - 15 May 2013. Hugh Corder 15 May 2013
8 Creative Commons Responses to collective religious hatred: Elements of a human rights-based coping strategy Professor Heiner Bielefeldt, Professor of Human Rights and Human Rights Policy, University of Erlangen and UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief - 26 April 2013. Heiner Bielefeldt 02 May 2013
7 Creative Commons Religion, Equality and Discrimination Aileen McColgan, King's College London and Matrix Chambers - 13 March 2013. Aileen McColgan 19 Apr 2013
6 Creative Commons Placing Filipino Caregivers in Canadian Homes: Regulating Transnational Employment Agencies Judy Fudge, Lansdowne Chair in Law at the University of Victoria, Canada; Visiting Senior Fellow at the European Institute in Florence and Leverhulme Visiting Professor at Kent Law School - 20 February 2013. Judy Fudge 20 Feb 2013
5 Creative Commons Interpreting Human Rights in New Zealand and the UK: Expansive but Narrow, Narrow but Expansive Kris Gledhill, University of Auckland - 17 January 2013. Kris Gledhill 23 Jan 2013
4 Creative Commons An Agenda for the Prevention of Human Trafficking: Non-Discrimination and Empowerment Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings for the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) - 20 November 2012. Maria Grazia Giammarinaro 04 Dec 2012
3 Creative Commons Implications of America's Desegregation Landmark in the World Martha Minnow, Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law and Dean of the Harvard Law School - 20 June 2012. Martha Minnow 09 Nov 2012
2 Creative Commons Taking Direct Discrimination Cases out of the Straightjacket of Crude Comparator Analysis: A Shift to a Stronger Principle of Equality Justice Kevin Bell, Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria - 16 October 2012. Kevin Bell 26 Oct 2012
1 Creative Commons The European Court of Justice's treatment of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights Gráinne De Búrca, NYU School of Law - 8 October 2012. Gráinne De Búrca 26 Oct 2012