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CAHR students return from field trips

Posted on Thursday 20 December 2012

Students in the Centre's MA and LLM programmes have returned from field trips to South Africa and Malaysia.

CAHR Staff and Fellow Give Human Rights Presentations

Posted on Tuesday 18 December 2012

The Centre talked about human rights with staff from the Anne Frank Trust UK.

Refugee Protection - Cairo Workshop

Posted on Monday 17 December 2012

"Refugees in Egypt: What Revolution? Whose Revolution?"

CAHR Staff Speaking on the Responsibility to Protect and Prosecute

Posted on Thursday 22 November 2012

Lars Waldorf talks about humanitarian intervention and international criminal justice in Leeds on 23 November 2012.

Call for Conference Papers on Human Rights Defenders

Posted on Monday 12 November 2012

"HRDs and the Law" is a new theme at the SLSA annual conference in March 2013.

JHRP reviews Kony 2012

Posted on Thursday 8 November 2012

The Journal of Human Rights Practice has released a collection of four reviews on the Kony 2012 online video that campaigned for the arrest of Joseph Kony, alleged Commander-in-Chief of the Lord’s Resistance Army.

CAHR Staff Speaking at Justice and Security Workshop

Posted on Monday 5 November 2012

Lars Waldorf talks about transitional justice at the Overseas Development Institute in London on 6-7 November.

Martin Jones conducts training on refugee law and policy in Taiwan

Posted on Wednesday 24 October 2012

Martin Jones, Lecturer in International Human Rights Law at CAHR, will be delivering a workshop on refugee law, policy and practice in Taiwan as part of a regional conference on refugee protection in East Asia.

Former Protective Fellow's Success in UNDP Call

Posted on Thursday 18 October 2012

The Somaliland-based NGO Talowadag, whose Director Guleid Osman is a former CAHR Protective Fellow, has secured a 9-month project from the UNDP.

CAHR welcomes new cohort of students on its MA and LLM

Posted on Monday 15 October 2012

CAHR is delighted to welcome almost 40 students onto its two postgraduate courses for 2012-13.

CAHR launches new online course

Posted on Tuesday 9 October 2012

CAHR is happy to announce that the new online distance learning course "Working Safely: Managing Risk & Strengthening Protection" has been launched.

Call for Papers for a Special Issue in the Journal of Human Rights Practice: The Protection of Human Rights Defenders

Posted on Monday 8 October 2012

The Journal of Human Rights Practice hosts a special issue on the protection of human rights defenders

Dr Jonathan Ensor publishes paper in IDS Bulletin

Posted on Monday 24 September 2012

Dr Jonathan Ensor together with other researchers has published a paper entitled "Understanding Context in Learning-centred Approaches to Climate Change Communication" in the September issue of the IDS Bulletin.

CAHR Staff Participating in Transitional Justice Seminar

Posted on Monday 3 September 2012

Lars Waldorf is giving a presentation on transitional justice and socio-economic wrongs at the University of Essex on 8-9 September.

Refugee Rights

Posted on Wednesday 1 August 2012

Government and Civil Society Cooperation to Protect Refugee Rights and Development, Seoul.

How one man’s arrest began a nightmare of 45 days

Posted on Wednesday 1 August 2012

CAHR Defenders in the local press.

Protecting Human Rights Defenders at Risk

Posted on Wednesday 1 August 2012

CAHR will host ten human rights defenders from around the world.

York leading the way on Human Rights

Posted on Wednesday 1 August 2012

Centre takes lead in pilot project on York as a Human Rights City.

Should transitional justice tackle socio-economic wrongs?

Posted on Wednesday 1 August 2012

Article on transitional justice published by CAHR staff.

Examining Temporary Protection in San Remo

Posted on Monday 23 July 2012

Alice Nah participated in a Roundtable on Temporary Protection organised by the UNHCR in San Remo

CAHR staff invited to speak at UNHCR's Annual Consultations in Geneva

Posted on Tuesday 19 June 2012

Martin Jones is participating in a panel session on the provision of legal services to refugees and will chair a round-table workshop of Middle Eastern refugee organisations

CAHR Staff Giving Paper at Rwanda Conference

Posted on Monday 18 June 2012

Lars Waldorf presenting a paper on Rwanda at the University of Antwerp

CAHR staff presenting paper at the 9th annual conference of Asian Law Institutes

Posted on Monday 21 May 2012

Martin Jones is presenting a paper on refugee law at the National University of Singapore.

CAHR staff invited to give closing keynote at Toronto short course on refugee issues

Posted on Wednesday 2 May 2012

Martin Jones is addressing access to justice for refugees in his closing keynote at the Centre for Refugee Studies

CAHR PhD student facilitated a workshop at Dana + 10 in Jordan

Posted on Tuesday 1 May 2012

CAHR PhD student Indrani Sigamany delivered a capacity building workshop in Jordan in April