Centre for Applied Human Rights
Friday 1 April 2016
CAHR offers one scholarship for a student on the MA in Applied Human Rights and one for a student on the LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice in 2016-17.
Monday 30 November 2015
CAHR's PhD student Lena Opfermann has published on migrant children in South Africa in the "Special Edition of the Mapping Transnationalism Section: Transnational Social Work with Migrants" in the Transnational Social Review.
Thursday 12 November 2015
Alice Nah (CAHR) together with James Savage (AIUK), Danna Ingleton (AIIS) and Karen Bennett (London Metropolitan University) write about the development of the human rights defender protection regime in a New Tactics blog.
Wednesday 28 October 2015
CAHR together with Amnesty International and the Human Rights and Social Justice Research Institute (London Metropolitan University) release a special issue on the security and protection of human rights defenders in the International Journal of Human Rights.
Tuesday 15 September 2015
Two human rights experts from the University of York have been awarded funding from the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Urgency Call for proposals related to the Mediterranean migration crisis.
Friday 28 August 2015
CAHR wishes to appoint a Research Associate and a Research Administrator, funded by the Open Society Foundation, to support its new Human Rights Defender Hub.
Tuesday 25 August 2015
A University of York pump prime grant for a research project entitled 'Democracies in Transition: Austerity and Activism in Southern Europe' has been granted to CAHR's Director Paul Gready and colleagues from four University departments.
Tuesday 18 August 2015
CAHR Research Fellow Dr Simon Robins has secured an ESRC Urgent Research Grant related to the Mediterranean migration crisis for over £150,000. The research involves various partners and will take place over a year from September 2015. The research project is entitled 'Missing Migrants and Deaths at the EU’s Mediterranean Border: Humanitarian Needs and State Obligations'.
Monday 20 July 2015
Sherif Azer, PhD candidate at Centre for Applied Human Rights and the York Law School, has been awarded the prestigious Civil Society Scholar Award (CSSA) by Open Society Foundations.
Thursday 11 June 2015
The Centre for Applied Human Rights offers one scholarship for a student on the MA in Applied Human Rights and one for a student on the LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice in 2015-16.
Friday 29 May 2015
Lena Opfermann presents her research findings at South African universities.
Tuesday 19 May 2015
CAHR staff have been interviewed by the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean and in Southeast Asia by BBC Radio York and BBC One Breakfast respectively.
Friday 8 May 2015
On Tuesday the 5th May CAHR hosted a one-day workshop on Risk and Protection supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations Human Rights Initiative.
Thursday 16 April 2015
Matthew Evans, who did both his MA and PhD at the Centre for Applied Human Rights, recently published an article based on his doctoral work in the Journal of Human Rights.
Monday 30 March 2015
Students on CAHR's MA and LLM programmes organised the York Human Rights Film Festival that runs under the auspices of the York Human Rights City Network.
Friday 30 January 2015
Take the opportunity to meet CAHR academics at the University's virtual open days in February.
Wednesday 21 January 2015
Tunisian media reports on CAHR research project launch in Tunis.