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

CANCELLED: Facilitating social inclusion in a changing human rights landscape (26-27 March 2020)

CANCELLED: Facilitating social inclusion in a changing human rights landscape (26-27 March 2020)

Posted by csp12 at Feb 24, 2020 05:30 PM |

This event has been cancelled in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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CANCELLED: Citizenship Stripping in the UK: A Short Introduction (29 April 2020, 4:30-6 pm)

CANCELLED: Citizenship Stripping in the UK: A Short Introduction (29 April 2020, 4:30-6 pm)

Posted by csp12 at Feb 19, 2020 06:50 PM |

This event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Perceptions of Children in the Family Courts, 21 January 2020

Perceptions of Children in the Family Courts, 21 January 2020

Posted by ab98 at Jan 02, 2020 10:20 AM |

Sir James Munby, former President of the Family Division of the High Court of England and Wales

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Applications open! Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU applicants

Applications open! Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU applicants

Posted by csp12 at Nov 17, 2019 11:07 PM |

We are accepting applications in the areas of European, international and human rights law.

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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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