Tag Archive: Human Rights

FCL Workshop: Human Rights Objects & Photography: Looking at Human Rights Practice from New Angles

Astrid Jamar (PSRP, Law School) and Laura Martin (Centre for African Studies – SSPS) are pleased to invite you to this workshop which will be experimenting creative teaching methods that involve the use of objects, photographs and academic texts to explore human rights and transitional justice. It will encourage participants to combine artistic and analytical […]

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Book Launch of “Inside Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts, Seeking Justice after Genocide”

University of Edinburgh School of Law and the Centre of African Studies are hosting a book launch of “Inside Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts, Seeking Justice after Genocide” by Bert Ingeleare.

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In Turkey, Where the More Things Change . . .

This post by Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by Just Securtity on 20 Septembre 2016. It addresses the consequences of the failed military coup in Turkey in terms of human rights.   The past couple of months have been tumultuous in Turkey. In short order, an ill-conceived military […]

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Educating Human Rights in Post-conflict Settings

This blog by Sean Molloy, from the University of Edinburgh, reflects on discussions about Peacebuilding and Education in South Sudan held during the Inclusive Political Settlements Summer School. He further discusses the relationship between human rights and education in post-conflict settings from a critical perspective. I had the pleasure of attending the Inclusive Political Settlements Summer […]

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PSRP Summer School: Transitional Justice, Belfast 2016

The 9th annual Summer School on Transitional Justice will be on the theme of ‘Women and Political Settlements: International, Regional and Local Approaches to Peacemaking’.

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Forced Nudity: What International Law and Practice Tell Us

This post by PSRP Researcher, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, was first published by Just Security on 1 June 2016. Click here to view the original blog on the Just Security website. A number of weeks ago it was revealed that CIA operatives systematically photographed detainees who were being held as part of the “war on terror” while […]

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Consortium Event: Ruth Adler Lecture in Human Rights given by Shami Chakrabarti

Shami Chakrabarti (Human Rights Campaigner and author of ‘On Liberty’) will be presenting ‘Human Rights and Dangerous Women’ for the Ruth Adler Lecture in Human Rights

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Female Suicide Bombers: Somethings Old and Somethings New

This post was originally published  as a “Monday Reflections” feature in Just Security. By Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin The international news media and human rights advocates alike have consistently publicized Boko Haram’s kidnapping, sexual violence, and torture of women in Northern Nigeria. Since 2009, reports have detailed the kidnapping of over 500 women and girls. The most infamous […]

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Making Transitional Justice Work for Women

Catherine O’Rourke will be a keynote speaker at the conference ‘A Gendered Approach to Constitution Building’ organised by Euromed Feminist Initiative.

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Workshop: Legal anthropology in Europe at a crossroads

Astrid Jamar will present ‘Everyday in Aidland for transitional justice and human rights practitioners: Quotidian relations and structural contradictions’ at the EASA workshop ‘Legal anthropology in Europe at a crossroads’

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