Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2016
The Centre for Applied Human Rights has been awarded the University of York's three first grants from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).
Posted on Monday 19 December 2016
On 8 December 2016, York Human Rights City Network (YHRCN) launched the first annual Human Rights Indicator Report at King's Manor.
Posted on Friday 9 December 2016
Centre for Applied Human Rights Issues a statement on the judicial harassment by the Egyptian authorities of former visiting fellow Azza Soliman.
Posted on Friday 2 December 2016
The Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York seeks to commission 10 artists from Colombia, Mexico, Egypt, Kenya and Indonesia to create artistic responses to research outputs.
Posted on Wednesday 2 November 2016
CAHR and Politics are delighted to have collaborated on a successful AHRC research network application which seeks to explore the ways in which art and creative activism can contribute to efforts to understand and enact development alternatives.
Posted on Monday 17 October 2016
On October 16th, Martin Jones delivered the opening address at a national conference on "national Mechanisms for the Protection of refugees and migrants" organised by the Egyptian Foundation for Refugee Rights (EFRR) in Cairo.
Posted on Tuesday 13 September 2016
Dr Simon Robins has been awareded an ESRC IAA GCRF award to address the issue of disappearance in Nepal.
Posted on Tuesday 2 August 2016
In September 2015 the name and image of Alan Kurdi became an enigma. The three-year old boy, drowned in the Mediterranean and washed ashore, became a heart-wrenching emblem of the devastating effects (forced) migration can have on children in the light of increasingly inhumane border controls and exclusionary migration policies.
Posted on Thursday 21 July 2016
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Posted on Monday 20 June 2016
Deadly shipwrecks and the bodies of migrants have become the most iconic images of the contemporary refugee crisis at the EU’s periphery, with more than 6,600 known to have died crossing the Mediterranean in the last 18 months.
Posted on Monday 13 June 2016
Martin Jones will be chairing an expert consultation on a new draft refugee law for Egypt.
Posted on Friday 10 June 2016
CAHR has been conducting critical research around transitional justice processes in Nepal and Tunisia, seeking to advance justice processes after conflict and political violence. Two reports have recently been published.
Posted on Friday 29 April 2016
Gacheke Gachihi visited Dublin to highlight state intimidation and systemic corruption
Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2016
A group of Dutch parliamentarians, from a range of political parties, will visit York on Thursday 12 May.
Posted on Friday 15 April 2016
Juliana Mensah has received a grant from the ESRC Impact Accelerator Account: Responsive Mode Scheme for a project entitled Occupied Testimonies.
Posted on Thursday 14 April 2016
On 18-19 April CAHR will host a second international workshop on Democracies in Transition: Austerity and Activism in Southern Europe.
Posted on Friday 26 February 2016
Alice Nah, Lecturer at CAHR, delivered the keynote address at the Workshop on ‘South-South Migration, Refugees and Diasporic Communities’ organised by the National University of Singapore from 16-17 February 2016.
Posted on Friday 26 February 2016
On 13-14 January 2016 the York Human Rights City Network (YNRCN) hosted a ground-breaking event on human rights cities, 'The Rise of Human Rights Cities: Why Cities? Why Now?'
Posted on Tuesday 9 February 2016
The YGRS wishes to remind departments about the Marshall Partnership Scholarship Scheme. These prestigious scholarships, awarded to citizens of the United States of America, are for graduate study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at specific UK universities, including the University of York.
Posted on Friday 5 February 2016
This research will be part of an exciting partnership between the Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR) and ActionAid focusing on rights-based development alternatives. A successful White Rose DTC ESRC Collaborative Studentship application means that CAHR is offering a full home/EU PhD scholarship in this field.