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'Building an International Rule of Law', LSE, Thursday 28 October

Friday 21 October 2011
Human Rights Consortium
'Building an International Rule of Law' Date: Thursday 27 October 2011 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE Speaker: Judge Patrick Robinson Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin Since its establishment in 1993, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has irreversibly changed the landscape of international humanitarian law and provided victims an opportunity to voice the horrors they witnessed and experienced. Patrick Robinson is president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Transitional Jurisprudence and the ECHR: Justice, Politics and Rights

Friday 21 October 2011
Human Rights Consortium
The Transitional Justice Institute cordially invites you to the launch of 'Transitional Jurisprudence and the ECHR: Justice, Politics and Rights' edited by Antoine Buyse (Utrecht) and Michael hamilton (TJI).  With opening comments by Professor Bill Rolston (TJI) and Professor Brice Dickson (QUB). Monday 24th October, 5pm.  No Alibis bookshop (Botanic Avenue).

Gower Street Lecture Series

Friday 21 October 2011
Human Rights Consortium
For details of the upcoming Gower Street Lecture Series, please click .

Richard Bourne’s latest publication ‘Catastrophe: What went wrong in Zimbabwe?’ investigates the causes of Zimbabwe’s ongoing crisis

Monday 17 October 2011
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
In this book, Richard Bourne reveals how Zimbabwe, a country that had every prospect of success when it achieved independence in 1980 from British colonial rule, had within thirty years become a brutal police state suffering from hyperinflation, collapsing life expectancy, and abandonment by a third of its citizens.

New PhD Scholarships Available at LSE

Thursday 13 October 2011
Human Rights Consortium
As part of the European Research Council (ERC) funded research programme Security in Transition: An Interdisciplinary Investigation into the Security Gap, two PhD scholarships are now available at the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit (CSHS), Department of International Development, LSE. The successful applicants will follow a PhD programme at International Development, under the supervision of Professor Mary Kaldor, and will work an average of 20 hours per week on the Security in Transition research programme at CSHS for the duration of the Scholarship.

Geoffrey Robertson, QC, on "Ending Impunity: The Struggle for Global Justice

Thursday 13 October 2011
Human Rights Consortium
Announcing a public lecture by Geoffrey Robertson, QC, hosted by the School of Oriental and African Studies School of Law, the University of London School of Advanced Studies Human Rights Consortium, and the London Transitional Justice Network, a Public Lecture by Geoffrey Robertson, QC, on: “Ending Impunity: The Struggle for Global Justice”.

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