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University of York - Lecturer in Human Rights required

Tuesday 16 August 2011
Human Rights Consortium
The Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York (UK) is recruiting for a new Lecturer to take the lead in developing its work with human rights defenders, and contribute to its research on human rights practice, postgraduate and undergraduate teaching, and practitioner training. The post is available for a period of three years from 1 January 2012.

Report on the 'History in schools: what is the future?' debate

Wednesday 10 August 2011
School of Advanced Study
A major public debate on the future of history in schools was held at the Institute of Education on Monday 19 July, chaired by Professor Sir David Cannadine, School Distinguished Senior Fellow and former Director of the Institute of Historical Research. This report highlights some of the main themes that emerged during the 'Question Time'-style event. A podcast will soon be available on the website of the Historical Association. Download the report here

European Refugee Fund - 2011 Call for Proposals Launched

Friday 5 August 2011
Human Rights Consortium
The 2011 Call for Proposals under the European Refugee Fund for Community Actions has now been launched. The indicative budget for this Call is €3.6 million. All applicants must request a minimum of €300,000 EU co-financing, and a maximum of €2 million if the applicant is a National Authority or the UNHCR; or €750,000 for other applicants. Co-financing is available for up to 90% of eligible costs. Proposals for this Call must address at least one of the following five priorities:

Call for Papers: Transitional Justice Review

Friday 5 August 2011
Human Rights Consortium
A new journal, Transitional Justice Review seeks to publish high-quality, peer reviewed scholarly articles in the field of transitional justice and post-conflict reconstruction. It provides an outlet for original research and commentary arising from the emerging discipline of transitional justice. The editors welcome all submissions addressing theoretical, normative, and empirical concerns by established scholars and by newer scholars.

Conference: 'Modern Problems in Human Rights Protection', Tbilisi, Georgia

Saturday 30 July 2011
Human Rights Consortium
The international scientific–practical conference “On Modern Problems in Human Rights Protection” will be held in Tbilisi David Aghmashenebeli University on October 10-13, 2011. Organizers of the conference are: Tbilisi David Aghmashenebeli University (Georgia) and Private Classical University (Ukraine). Aspirants, doctorants, professors and lawyers engaged in practical activities within various agencies and institutions are welcome to participate. Further details: http://www.miu.by/userfiles/file/Conferences/2011-10-10_13_Tbilisi.pdf

Call for Applications - Visiting Fellowships in Human Rights

Saturday 30 July 2011
Human Rights Consortium
Applications are invited for Visiting Fellowships in Human Rights, hosted by the Human Rights Consortium at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. See the research interests of Associates and forthcoming events on human rights.

Diplomas and Certificates in Tax Law at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

Wednesday 27 July 2011
School of Advanced Study
The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies now has two new modes of study for Taxation. For further information on either the Postgraduate Certificate in Taxation or the Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation please see the PG Certificates and Diplomas webpage or email the IALS Student Administrator at ials.studentadmin@sas.ac.uk

Dr Paul Archbold appointed Director of the Institute of Musical Research

Friday 8 July 2011
Institute of Musical Research
Dr Paul Archbold has been appointed as the new Director of the Institute of Musical Research (IMR), one of the 10 prestigious Institutes that make up the University of London’s School of Advanced Study. Dr Archbold, who is currently Reader in Music at the School of Performance and Screen Studies, Kingston University London, will assume the Directorship from 1 August 2011 on secondment.

Professor Bill Marshall appointed Director of the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies

Friday 8 July 2011
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Professor Bill Marshall has been appointed as the new Director of the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, one of the 10 prestigious Institutes that make up the University of London’s School of Advanced Study. Professor Marshall, who is currently at the School of Languages, Cultures and Religions, University of Stirling, will assume the part-time Directorship from 1 August 2011 on secondment.

Live Stream: Digital Research and Editing Environments Workshop

Thursday 7 July 2011
Institute of Historical Research
Today (7 July 2011), the Institute of Historical Research, we will be presenting the Digital Research and Editing Environments workshop online through live streamed video and audio. This workshop will focus on digital research and editing environments from three viewpoints: The researcher; the editor; and the technologist. With presentations from Mark Hedges (CeRch, King’s College London), Rob Iliffe (Director IHRC Newton Papers Project), Philip Schofield (The Bentham Project), and Jane Winters (Head of Publications, IHR).

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