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19/05/15 Other

CALL FOR PAPERS; Human Rights Research Students’ Conference

This Postgraduate Research Students’ conference is aimed at students working within the broad interdisciplinary field of human rights and social justice. We encourage submissions on the following themes, as well as submissions of a general nature: •LGBTI and SOGI issues from a Human Rights perspective •Human Rights and the Environment •Human Rights Research Methodology •Human Rights and Science Please send abstracts of up to 350 words to HRC@sas.ac.uk by 29th May 2015.

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hrc@sas.ac.uk

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30/05/14 Other

CfP: Protecting and including “new” and “old” minorities

27/02/2015 European Academy Bozen/Bolzano, Italy This workshop explores whether traditional minority policy may be extended to "new" minority groups: • What are the differences and similarities with regards to their claims, needs and priorities? • What are the theoretical and concrete challenges and opportunities in extending minority policies to ‘new’ minorities? Please send your abstract (300 words) to Johanna.mitterhofer@eurac.edu by 30/06/ 2014.

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Johanna.mitterhofer@eurac.edu

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16/05/14 Publications

New Publication: The Development of International Human Rights Law Volume 1

Edited by David Weissbrodt, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin and Mary Rumsey. The essays selected for this volume, written by some of the world’s most respected experts on human rights, encompass the development of human rights law from its philosophical underpinnings and address many of its current controversies.

E-mail address:
e.mccoubrey@ulster.ac.uk

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15/05/14 Other

Rights Law Centre Summer School - June 2014 - Deadline 30 May

This year's programme includes sessions focussed on the sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children, advancing children's rights through the UN, regional protection of children's rights, children's economic and social rights, participatory methodologies in advocacy and research, children in conflict, children and gender, refugee children, and access to justice.

E-mail address:
hrlcsummerschool@nottingham.ac.uk

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07/05/14 Internship

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is currently recruiting interns for the London office

Please find below job announcements and application forms in the link to the website. Applicants must complete an application form; CVs are not accepted. The two positions are Legal Research Intern (starting in June 2014) and Research Intern (starting in June 2014).

E-mail address:
whannel@business-humanrights.org

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08/04/14 Other

ESSEX SUMMER SCHOOL IN HUMAN RIGHTS RESEARCH METHODS 30 June to 5 July 2014

This summer school provides the core methods and skills needed to carry out human rights research whether for academic scholarships;bids for large research projects;report for NGOs, international organisations and governments;or to support litigation. Check all the details in the link below.

E-mail address:
hrcteam@essex.ac.uk

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03/04/14 Other

Institute for Minority Rights - Spring issue of our Newsletter!

Spring issue (2014) of our IMR Newsletter is out now. The Newsletter will inform you among others about ongoing projects, upcoming events and relevant publications.

E-mail address:
minority.rights@eurac.edu

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01/04/14 Publications

New book! Corruption and Human Rights Law in Africa by Kolawole Olaniyan

The book takes up one of the pervasive problems of governance - large scale corruption - to examine its impact on human rights and the degree to which a human rights approach to confronting corruption can buttress the traditional criminal law response.

E-mail address:
KOlaniya@amnesty.org

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25/03/14 Other

Call for Papers: Migration law section’s of 2014 SLS Annual Conference

Call for papers for the Migration law section’s of 2014 SLS Annual Conference to be held at the University of Nottingham from Tuesday 9th to Friday 12th September. The overall theme of the conference this year will be 'Judging in the 21st Century'. The Migration Law Section will meet in the second half of the conference on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th September. Deadline for proposals the 10th April 2014.

E-mail address:
smorano-foadi@brookes.ac.uk

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25/03/14 Other

The Rights of the Child: The Human Rights Law Centre Summer School

The objective of this exciting programme is to consider issues concerning the rights of the child that are a matter of current legal, political and societal attention, both internationally and comparatively. These include child participation, child poverty, children in conflict and child rights monitoring and advocacy.

E-mail address:
hrc@sas.ac.uk

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26/02/14 Other

Call for Papers: Pro-independence Movements & Migration

Call for papers: Pro-independence Movements and Migration: Discourse, Policy & Practice 24 October 2014, European Academy Bolzano/ Bozen (South Tyrol, Italy) Deadline for abstracts: 31 March 2014 Full details at the link below.

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26/02/14 Other

Call for Papers: World Bank Legal Review, Vol 6

Call for Papers: 'Improving Delivery in Development: The Role of Voice, Social Contract & Accountability' We welcome contributions from development experts, international lawyers, academics, researchers, legal practitioners, public and civil servants, economists, and professionals from different disciplines within the thematic areas. Full details at the URL below.

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18/02/14 Other

Call for Papers: Conference on Denialism & Human Rights

Call for Papers for the Conference on Denialism and Human Rights (29-30 January 2015, Maastricht, the Netherlands) More info here: https://www.sas.ac.uk/sites/default/files/files/External%20Events/Maastricht_Denialism_HR_Call.pdf

E-mail address:
humanrights@maastrichtuniversity.nl

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10/02/14 Publications

Human Rights in Policy Decisions and Business Strategies - Book by Oriana Perrone

Deal on the book “Human Rights in Policy Decisions and Business Strategies” by Oriana Perrone, until 18th February. “The book describes an approach with which government leaders and business managers try to address today’s challenging issues of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with particular focus on Human Rights. With the aim of understanding the functioning of government bodies and multinational firms…” More details at the further link: https://www.morebooks.de/gb/deal_d18e3918b

E-mail address:
oriana.perrone@unibocconi.it

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05/02/14 Job opportunity

University of Roehampton: Reader / Professor in Criminology (1.0 FTE) – HR Ref No: HR 22/14

Reader salary (Grade RU10) from £49,800 to £57,165 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance of £3,400 per annum. Professorial salary (Senior Staff Band) from: £59,153 per annum Closing date: Monday 3 March

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05/02/14 Job opportunity

University of Roehampton: Reader / Professor in Sociology (1.0 FTE) – HR Ref No: HR24/14

Reader salary (Grade RU10) from £49,800 to £57,165 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance of £3,400 per annum. Professorial salary (Senior Staff Band) from: £59,153 per annum Closing date: Monday 3 March

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05/02/14 Publications

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Citizenship in the 21st Century: Sociological, Political and Cultural Perspectives’

Organised by the British Sociological Association. We are calling for postgraduate students and early career researchers interested in issues related to the academic field of citizenship. We are seeking critical engagement with the following key themes from a citizenship perspective:  Race and ethnicity  Gender and sexuality  Communication, rights and social movements  Disability rights DEADLINE: Wednesday 23 April

E-mail address:
PGRNetwork@hud.ac.uk

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04/02/14 Publications

Call for Papers - Queen's Political Review

Queen’s Political Review’s deadline for submissions for its 2014 Journal is Friday 21 February 2014. We are looking for submissions up to 3,000 words along four fields: - Political Theory, - Northern Ireland, UK and Ireland, - Europe and International, and - Social Issues. For details on how to submit visit: http://queenspoliticalreview.wordpress.com/submit/

E-mail address:
queenspoliticalreview@qub.ac.uk

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30/01/14 Other

Call for Papers: National Security and Public Health: Exceptions to Human Rights?

National security and public health are both included in many human rights instruments as ‘exceptions’ to the human rights therein sanctioned. To what extent can – or shall – the protection of the individual be overridden to enable the protection of the general public? Are we actually dealing with ‘exceptions’ to human rights, when national security and public health can arguably be considered as human rights themselves?…see website for further details

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14/01/14 Internship

INTERNSHIP: Policy Intern vacancy at Freedom From Torture

Freedom from Torture has a policy internship programme for people with a background in human rights or refugee protection who are interested in pursuing a policy career within the NGO (non-governmental organisation) world. Find out more & apply at the link below. DEADLINE Monday 27 January

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