Human Rights Law Centre

Events

2024

Nottingham International Criminal Justice Conference

Date
08 (09:00) - 09 July 2024 (15:30)
Location:
University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
The School of Law, in partnership with the International Criminal Justice Unit of the Human Rights Law Centre, will be holding an interdisciplinary conference to bring together academics, practitioners and policymakers to explore, discuss and debate current issues in international criminal justice.

Children's Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Israel - Voices from the UN Human Rights System

Date
23 May 2024 (17:15-18:15)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
This event brings together two leading UN experts to address the urgent and evolving child rights crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Israel: Ann Skelton (Chairperson, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child) and Farida Shaheed (UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education).

When I Saw You - Human Rights Film Series

Date
16 May 2024 (17:00-19:30)
Location:
Hallward Library Screening Room, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join HRLC for our upcoming screening of 'When I Saw You'.

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Recent developments at the International Court of Justice

Date
15 May 2024 (14:30-18:00)
Location:
B63 Law & Social Sciences Building, MS Teams, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
During this event, convened over two panels, international legal scholars and human rights lawyers will address: (1) the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Advisory Opinion on the Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem; (2) the South Africa v. Israel case before the ICJ; and (3) Nicaragua v. Germany. They will discuss what we might expect from the ICJ, and other international and domestic courts, going forward.

HRLC Research Conversation: The Arab Court of Human Rights, the right of direct individual petition, and lessons from the European Court of Human Rights

Date
02 May 2024 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
Join the Human Rights Law Centre for our upcoming Research Conversation with Dr Ahmed Almutawa. Ahmed The Arab Court of Human Rights, the right of direct individual petition, and lessons from the European Court of Human Rights

Behind the Scenes: Writing More Diverse Textbooks on International Law and Human Rights

Date
26 April 2024 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
Join the Human Rights Law Centre for our upcoming online workshop exploring the potentials and difficulties in writing more diverse textbooks on international law and human rights law.

A Fireside Chat with Judge Ivana Jelić

Date
22 March 2024 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Trent A19 University Park, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join the Human Rights Law Centre for our upcoming Fireside Chat with ECtHR Judge Ivana Jelic about her life and career in human rights law.

Gender Equality and the Strasbourg Court's Case-Law

Date
21 March 2024 (14:00-15:15)
Location:
LASS B55, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join us for the first International Law Association (ILA) Seminar of the year, co-organised by the Human Rights Law Centre.

Death in TX

Date
13 March 2024 (15:15-17:00)
Location:
LASS B55, MS Teams, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join HRLC for our upcoming event: 'Death in TX: An overview of the constitutional, legal, human rights and practical challenges for Death Penalty Defense Attorneys in Texas

Call for Abstracts - Climate Change and Migration: New Challenges, Legal Responses, and Policy Solutions

Date
11 March (09:00) - 12 April 2024 (00:00)
Description
CfA: The Human Rights Law Centre and Nottingham Trent University's Climate Justice Hub, in collaboration with the ICON•S Interest Group on Climate Change & Migration and the ESIL Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law, are issuing a Call for Abstracts for our upcoming seminar, 'Climate Change & Migration: New Challenges, Legal Responses, and Policy Solutions', sponsored by the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA).

Lifer: Living with Murder - Human Rights Film Series

Date
01 March 2024 (17:00-19:30)
Location:
Hallward Library Screening Room, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join HRLC for our upcoming screening of 'Lifer: Living with Murder'.

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson - Human Rights Film Series

Date
26 February 2024 (17:30-19:30)
Location:
Clive Granger A40, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join HRLC for our upcoming screening of 'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson'.

Ukraine Beyond Aggression

Date
21 February 2024 (14:00-17:30)
Location:
A30 Lecture Theatre, MS Teams, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join HRLC for our upcoming event: Ukraine Beyond Aggression: Legal Responses to Russia's Invasion in 2022 and its Consequences

HRLC Research Conversation with Aidan Flegg

Date
06 February 2024 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
LASS B55, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join HRLC for our upcoming Research Conversation with Aidan Flegg.

2023

Abortion and Disability - Human Rights Perspectives

Date
06 December 2023 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
LASS B55, MS Teams, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join HRLC and the Centre for Mental Health and Human Rights for our upcoming event: 'Abortion and Disability - Human Rights Perspectives'.

From Human Rights to Digital Rights?

Date
29 November 2023 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Monica Partridge E07, MS Teams, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join the HRLC for our event: 'From Human Rights to Digital Human Rights? Discussing the EU Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles'

HRLC Annual Lecture 2023/24

Date
31 October 2023 (18:15-20:00)
Location:
LASS B63, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join HRLC for our Annual Lecture with Professor Michael O'Flaherty: 'Healing our broken societies: Tackling the scourge of racism'

Book Launch: Law of the European Convention on Human Rights (5th ed)

Date
14 June 2023 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Monica Partridge E07, MS Teams
Description
Join the HRLC for the launch of fifth edition of 'Law of the European Convention on Human Rights' (Harris, O'Boyle and Warbrick)

HRLC Annual Lecture 2023

Date
29 March 2023 (17:00-19:00)
Location:
Room TBD, University Park NG7 2RD Nottingham
Description
Join HRLC for our Annual Lecture with Peter Apps: 'Show Me the Bodies: How We Let Grenfell Happen – And How We Can Stop it Happening Again'

Climate Change, Business and Human Rights Roundtable

Date
21 March 2023 (13:30-15:30)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
Join the HRLC for a roundtable on Climate Change, Business and Human Rights.

2022

Freedom of Expression - Contemporary Challenges in the UK

Date
07 December 2022 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
The presentations will be followed by a Q&A/discussion with event participants.

ICL Guest Lecture: Carl Buckley

Date
25 November 2022 (09:00-11:00)
Location:
Clive Granger A39

Creating Hostile Environments

Date
16 November 2022 (13:30-14:30)
Location:
E07 Monica Partridge Building, MS Teams live event
Description
On 16 November, the HRLC's Forced Migration Unit will be hosting a guest seminar on 'Creating Hostile Environments'.

Human Rights and the Cost of Living Crisis

Date
02 November 2022 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
The presentations will be followed by a Q&A/discussion with event participants.

Protecting Human Rights Defenders and Prisoners of Conscience in Bahrain

Date
13 May 2022 (16:00-17:30)
Location:
MS Teams

Annual Human Rights Student Conference 2022

Date
06 April 2022 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
MS Teams live event
Description
Held each spring, the Conference is organised and promoted by a student committee with the support of HRLC, focusing on a current challenge facing the practice of human rights law.

Impacts of Business and Human Rights on Public International Law Conference

Date
29 March 2022 (09:30-16:30)
Location:
MS Teams live event
Description
Online conference with panel discussions and international guest speakers. In honour of Professor Robert McCorquodale, University of Nottingham.

ECHR: Environmental Claims; Contemporary Issues

Date
09 February 2022 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
MS Teams

The World Bank and Human Rights: In Conversation with Siobhán McInerney-Lankford

Date
07 February 2022 (18:00-19:00)
Location:
MS Teams

HRLC Annual Lecture - Hasina Safi

Date
03 February 2022 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
Hasina Safi - Afghan politician, human rights activist and former Acting Minister of Women's Affairs - Women's Rights are Human Rights: A Perspective from Afghanistan.

2021

HRLC Event - TWAIL and the United Nations

Date
28 October 2021 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
TWAIL and the United Nations event

A Discussion on Intelligence Sharing in Multinational Military Operations and Complicity under International Law

Date
12 October 2021 (13:30-14:45)
Location:
MS Teams
Description
Marko Milanovic, Professor of Public International Law at the University of Nottingham and Co-Director of the Human Rights Law Centre, will be discussing the findings of his British Academy-funded research project.

Life Imprisonment in Asia: Law and Practice

Date
05 (07:00) - 06 October 2021 (11:00)
Location:
Online
Description
The Human Rights Law Centre of the University of Nottingham, the School of Law of Vietnam National University, the International Organization of Educators and Researchers Inc. and the Asian Law Centre of Melbourne Law School are delighted to co-host an international conference on "Life Imprisonment in Asia: Law and Practice" which will be held online on 5-6 October 2021.

Independent Human Rights Act Review Roadshow

Date
06 May 2021 (17:00-19:00)
Location:
Online
Description
A Roadshow to engage and hear views from a wide range of interested parties to help inform the deliberations of the IHRAR Panel.

Taking Stock of the European Social Charter at 60

Date
28 April 2021 (10:00-13:30)

Free Saibara: Poems of Liberty

Date
22 April 2021 (18:00-19:15)
Location:
Online - 365 Teams Meeting
Description
UoN HRLC Scholars At Risk Student Advocacy Seminar are advocating for the release of Professor Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba who is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life in prison in India. In order to amplify Professor Saibaba's case and provide a creative platform for people to engage with important human rights issues, Scholars At Risk University of Nottingham presents FREE SAIBABA: POEMS OF LIBERTY.

22nd Annual Student Conference - Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Date
20 April 2021 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
MS Teams

Children and the European Court of Human Rights

Date
24 March 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
MS Teams

Free Saibaba - Scholars At Risk Student Advocacy Seminar

Date
25 February 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location:
MS Teams

2020

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus - Global Health and Human Rights

Date
11 December 2020 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Online

HRLC in conversation with Lord Justice Rabinder Singh

Date
18 November 2020 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Online

Key Insights into Human Rights and Economic Policy Reform

Date
26 October 2020 (16:00-17:15)
Location:
Online

Advancing Child Rights Strategic Litigation: Launch Event

Date
23 September 2020 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Online Webinar
Description
This launch event will feature short interventions by project partners, focusing some of the key issues relating to the state-of-play of child rights strategic litigation globally.

Education in the Time of COVID-19

Date
10 July 2020 (12:00-13:30)
Location:
Online
Description
The first week of July will see the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Dr Koumbou Boly Barry, present a report to the United Nations Human Rights Council on 'The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on the Right to Education'. Marking the report – and responding to worldwide debates on education, the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre and Centre for International Education Research will host a webinar on education in a time of COVID-19.

The Nightcrawlers

Date
18 June 2020 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Crowdcast

Bringing Human Rights to Bear on COVID-19

Date
21 May 2020 (12:30-14:00)
Location:
Online Webinar
Description
Please join experts Professor Robert McCorquodale, Professor Marko Milanovic and HRLC Co-Director Professor Aoife Nolan to explore key human rights issues raised by COVID-19.

2020 Annual Student Human Rights Conference

Date
13 March 2020 (10:00-16:30)
Location:
Great Hall, Trent Building, University Park
Description
The Conference aims to analyse the reasons that cause people to leave their life, their home and their country, as well as identify the consequences of this phenomenon. The conference will question the role that states and the international community play in this issue.

Training on Economic and Social Rights Litigation and Advocacy

Date
10 March 2020 (09:30-17:00)
Location:
53-54 Doughty Street, Doughty Street Chambers, London, WC1N 2LS
Description
Led by international experts in the field, this session will provide practitioners, civil society, academics and others with information about social rights standards, mechanisms and avenues that have historically received relatively little attention in the UK and Europe but which are of growing importance in terms of legal practice, civil society advocacy and academic work.

Human Rights Film Series - On the Basis of Sex

Date
03 March 2020 (18:00-20:30)
Location:
Law and Social Sciences B63

Child Rights Strategic Litigation Workshop

Date
02 (10:00) - 03 March 2020 (16:30)
Location:
University Park Nottingham
Description
The workshop will bring together academic and other experts in order to develop an interdisciplinary proposal on a series of different aspects of child rights-specific strategic litigation-related work.

Free screening of the award winning For Sama

Date
26 February 2020 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
14-18 Broad Street, Broadway Cinema, Nottingham NG1 3AL
Description
The Human Rights Law Centre will be hosting a free screening of the award winning, For Sama, plus networking and tasty Syrian treats.

Refugee Rescue Talk with Laura McCartan

Date
20 February 2020 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
B1 Law and Social Science
Description
Following her LLM in International Human Rights Law at UoN (2015-2016) she has worked overseas in Nepal, Kenya, Uganda and Greece with various NGO's and charities.

Privatisation, Education and Human Rights

Date
06 February 2020 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
B55, esrunit, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
This event engages with the tensions between neoliberal development orthodoxy and a rights-based approach, with a particular focus on the recently adopted Abidjan Guiding Principles on the human rights obligations of States to provide public education and to regulate private involvement in education.

2019

Workshop on Human Rights and the Privileges and Immunities of International Organisations

Date
05 December 2019 (09:30-16:15)
Location:
Council Room, Trent Building
Description
The School of Law, the Nottingham International Law and Security Centre and the Human Rights Law Centre are hosting a one-day workshop.

Peacebuilding after civil wars and why the rule of law matters

Date
04 December 2019 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
A4 Law and Social Sciences
Description
Clive Baldwin works as Senior Legal Advisor for the legal and policy office at Human Rights Watch.

Professor Rachel Murray will visit Nottingham to deliver a seminar to our LLM students

Date
27 November 2019 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
b7, The Hemsley, University Park
Description
Rachel Murray is Professor of International Human Rights Law at the University of Bristol and Director of its Human Rights Implementation Centre.

Reimagining Children's Equality

Date
13 November 2019 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Teaching and Learning Building C10, University Park Campus
Description
Professor Dowd will present the core thesis and arguments of her recent book, Reimagining Equality: A New Deal for Children of Color (NYU Press 2018).

The European Court of Human Rights: Facing the New Realities

Date
31 October 2019 (17:00-18:00)
Location:
B2 Hemsley, University Park
Description
Armen Harutyunyan, Judge of the European Court of Human Rights for Armenia since 2015, will give a talk on The European Court of Human Rights: Facing the New Realities.

The Global Crisis and Human Rights: Challenges for the OHCHR

Date
30 October 2019 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Teaching and Learning Building C10
Description
Armen Harutyunyan, Judge of the European Court of Human Rights for Armenia since 2015 and former Head of the UN OHCHR Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (2014-2015), will give a talk on The Global Crisis of the Constitutional State and Human Rights: Challenges for the Office of the UN Human Rights Commissioner.

2019 Annual Lecture: Populism and the Assault on Law

Date
21 October 2019 (18:00-20:00)
Location:
Senate Chamber Trent Building
Description
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC will give our 2019 Annual Lecture on 'Populism and the Assault on Law'.

Refugee Week Screening - Barbara Harrel-Bond: A Life Not Ordinary

Date
18 June 2019 (17:30-19:30)
Location:
Ustinov Room - Nottingham Playhouse
Description
As part of Nottingham Refugee Week, HRLC will screen a documentary which explores the achievements of Barbara Harrell-Bond – academic, refugee activist and refugee rights advocate.

Remembering Srebrenica: Safet Vukalic, survivor of the ethnic cleansing in Prijedor, Bosnia, will visit UoN and share his story

Date
14 May 2019 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Hallward Library Screening Room
Description
"Prior to the war we all lived peacefully together. At school my class was roughly half Muslim and half Serb and other religions, not that most of us paid attention to religious difference."

Annual Human Rights Student Conference: The European Court of Human Rights, 60 Years of Success?

Date
29 March 2019 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
University Park Campus
Description
The 20th Annual Student Human Rights Conference aims to critically analyse the role of the ECtHR with a view to understanding how the Court and the European Convention on Human Rights have confronted both substantive and procedural challenges.

The Road to Accountability

Date
25 March 2019 (11:00-13:00)
Location:
B55 Law and Social Science Building
Description
Carl Buckley, from Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers, will be visiting Nottingham on Monday 25 March. He will deliver a master class on The Road to Accountability and share some insights into careers in international criminal law.

No Charge, No Trial, No Exit: An update on indefinite detention at Guantánamo Bay

Date
04 March 2019 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
A2 Law & Social Sciences Building
Description
Laura Bloom, Fellow on the Secret Prisons Team of Reprieve, will visit Nottingham on Monday 4 March to deliver a talk in B55 LASS at 2pm on: No Charge, No Trial, No Exit: An update on indefinite detention at Guantánamo Bay.

2018

Old laws for new (algorithmic) tricks

Date
05 December 2018 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
B55 Law & Social Sciences Building

Just Satisfaction Before the European Court of Human Rights

Date
24 October 2018 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
A02 Highfield House

Screening of the documentary "A Cambodian Spring" at Broadway Cinema

Date
23 May 2018 (18:30-21:00)
Location:
14-18 Broad Street, Broadway Cinema, Nottingham NG1 3AL, Screen 2
Description
On Wednesday 23 May, the HRLC will present: A Cambodian Spring.

Screening of award-winning documentary "Syria's Disappeared" (Directed by Sara Afshar)

Date
04 May 2018 (14:30-17:00)
Location:
Lecture Theatre 7, Newton Building, Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University
Description
The Human Rights Law Centre will host a screening of Syria's Disappeared during the Law and Politics of the Syrian Conflict symposium.

 

Human Rights Law Centre

School of Law
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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