Human Rights

This research cluster considers all aspects of the law relating to human rights, at the domestic, European and international levels.

Human Rights research cluster word cloudThe members of the Human Rights cluster have disparate interests within this general area. These include, but are not limited to, specific substantive fields for the protection of human rights (for example, the right to life, the right to respect for private life, freedom of religion, the extra-territorial protection of human rights, human rights and immigration, plus many others) and the means and regimes by which human rights are protected (for example, the HRA, the ECHR and work of the European Court of Human Rights, the ICCPR and the work of the Human Rights Committee, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, and the role of NGOs).

Members

PhD/MPhil research topics in human rights

News and Events

Women’s Non-Refoulement Claims: Gendering Article 3 ECHR Risk Assessment

Women’s Non-Refoulement Claims: Gendering Article 3 ECHR Risk Assessment

Posted by csp12 at Nov 13, 2019 02:30 PM |

Dr Lourdes Peroni (University of Sheffield Hallam) will analyse the way in which the European Court of Human Rights assesses women asylum seekers’ non-refoulement claims under Article 3 ECHR.

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Women’s Non-Refoulement Claims: Gendering Article 3 ECHR Risk Assessment, 13 November 2019

Women’s Non-Refoulement Claims: Gendering Article 3 ECHR Risk Assessment, 13 November 2019

Posted by ab98 at Oct 30, 2019 11:25 AM |

Dr. Lourdes Peroni (Sheffield Hallam University)

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PhD Success: The Right to Education as Cultural Imperialism: Through the OLPC Project, Anna Kweskin

PhD Success: The Right to Education as Cultural Imperialism: Through the OLPC Project, Anna Kweskin

Posted by ab98 at Apr 02, 2019 11:20 AM |

This research uses the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project to examine the values embodied in the right to education.

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Dr Vidya Kumar invited by a UN independent expert to speak at race and human rights symposium in Los Angeles

Dr Vidya Kumar invited by a UN independent expert to speak at race and human rights symposium in Los Angeles

Posted by ab98 at Mar 08, 2019 03:10 PM |

‘Critical Perspectives on Race and Human Rights: Transnational Re-Imaginings’, 8 March 2019.

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Tyranny in the 21st Century, 13 March 2019

Tyranny in the 21st Century, 13 March 2019

Posted by ab98 at Feb 28, 2019 10:10 AM |

Aoife O’Donoghue (Durham Law School)

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