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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”.

Prospects for Economic and Social Human Rights Country Indicators Symposium

Thursday 13 October 2011
Human Rights Consortium
Prospects for Economic and Social Human Rights Country Indicators Symposium *14 October 2011* *Registration from 9am, the Symposium will begin at 9:30am* *The Symposium will be followed by an informal reception* For bookings, please click here: http://economicsocialrightsindicators.eventbrite.com/ *About the Event:*

2010 Trevor Reese Prize Awarded

Tuesday 11 October 2011
School of Advanced Study
The Institute of Commonwealth Studies is delighted to announce that the 2010 Trevor Reese Prize has been awarded to John Darwin, Nuffield College - University of Oxford for his publication The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System, 1830-1970 (CUP, 2009), The prize will be awarded by Mrs Hilary Reese at an event scheduled for  December 2010.  Further details will be made available shortly. For any queries relating to this prize please contact Troy Rutt .

Final Call for Applications - Visiting Fellowships in Human Rights

Monday 26 September 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.

Call for applications - Support for Human Rights events

Monday 26 September 2011
Human Rights Consortium
The Human Rights Consortium (HRC) hosted by the School of Advanced Study has been established to facilitate and promote research in human rights in the UK and internationally. HRC offers funding or other support for human rights-related events. The next application deadline has been extended to 13th October 2011 for events proposed for the autumn of the same year. See application guidelines and further details

Seminar launching the publication of the Hamlyn Lectures Series on 'Lawyers and the public good: democracy in action?' by Professor Alan Paterson OBE 3 October 2011

Wednesday 21 September 2011
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
The publication of the 2010 Hamlyn Lectures by Cambridge University Press will be launched on 3 October 2011 in a critical seminar at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies , University of London.  The seminar brings together four of the UK's leading experts on the justice system to discuss the recent work of one.

Ice and Fire Theatre presents: Afghan Monologues

Wednesday 21 September 2011
Human Rights Consortium
This new documentary play from iceandfire theatre brings to the stage the real words of men and women from across Afghan society, as well as Western commentators from the front line.

London Transitional Justice Network (LTJN) Seminar - 15th September

Sunday 18 September 2011
Human Rights Consortium
You are cordially invited to attend a talk by David Backer, Program Officer, United States Institute of Peace, on  Violence among Victims of Past Conflict: Results from Surveys in Liberia The seminar is hosted by the London Transitional Justice Network and SOAS School of Law, and will be held on 15 September 2011, from 5-6.30pm.  It will be held in room T102, Russell Square 21-22. We look forward to seeing you there and to a fruitful discussion.

Aboriginal Rights in the Arctic

Sunday 18 September 2011
Human Rights Consortium
The Institute for Study of the Americas (ISA), School of Advanced Study, University of London will host a lunchtime talk by former Yukon Premier Tony Penikett on the subject of “Aboriginal Rights in the Arctic” on Tuesday 27 September. Click here for more information.

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