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Code of Conduct on academic freedom and internationalisation launched at Parliament

Sunday 3 July 2022
HRC Co-Director, Dr Corinne Lennox, joined the  Academic Freedom & Internationalisation Working Group  colleagues at Parliament to launch a code of conduct on academic freedom in internationalisation. The panel discussed ways forward for meeting the challenges of threats to academic freedom in UK higher education institutions in connection with internationalisation processes.  

Call for contributions: 70 Reflections on Human Rights

Wednesday 17 October 2018
70 Reflections on Human Rights On the 10 th December 1948 the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. At the time, the Chairperson of the General Assembly remarked that ‘it was the first occasion on which the organized community of nations had made a declaration of human rights and fundamental freedoms’, and that ‘millions of people, men, women and children all over the world, would turn to it for help, guidance and inspiration’.

Call for papers: Human Rights Research Students' Conference

Wednesday 23 August 2017
Thursday 9th November 2017, Senate Room, University of Glasgow This Postgraduate Research Students’ conference is a conference series aimed at students working within the broad interdisciplinary field of human rights and social justice. The conferences aim to stimulate research on contemporary human rights issues, problems, challenges and policies, and to facilitate the dissemination of such research. We are particularly interested in inviting papers which go beyond disciplinary boundaries to embrace interdisciplinary perspectives on human rights themes.

Call for Papers: Human Rights Research Students’ Conference

Thursday 1 June 2017
Human Rights Research Students’ Conference Monday 10 July 2017, 09:00 - 18:00 University of Essex This Postgraduate Research Students’ conference is aimed at students working within the broad interdisciplinary field of human rights and social justice. The conference aims to stimulate research on contemporary human rights issues, problems, challenges and policies, and to facilitate the dissemination of such research. We are particularly interested in inviting papers which go beyond disciplinary boundaries to embrace interdisciplinary perspectives on human rights themes.

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