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Centre for the Study of Human Rights
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Location on campus:
11th Floor, Tower 2, Clement's Inn

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The Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE is a trans-disciplinary centre of excellence for international academic research, teaching and critical scholarship on human rights.
Call for Papers: Ethiopia: Identity Politics, Human Rights and Democratization|  We invite abstracts and panel proposals that explore the recurring theoretical and empirical issues that have dominated the Ethiopian political landscape. The deadline for proposals, from any academic discipline, is Saturday 31 January. 
Jane Gordon
There are a limited number places available for our 6-week 
Law, War and Human Rights| course (16 February - 23 March) Our expert panel, Professor Dapo Akande, Professor Andrew Clapham, Jonathan Cooper, Professor Helen Duffy, Jane Gordon| (pictured) and Professor Bill Schabas, will teach the laws of war and international criminal law from the perspective of international human rights law. The course size is strictly limited  - book today.
Hilary Stauffer
Visiting Fellow Hilary Stauffer| is speaking at a public event on  
Women in Foreign Policy| on Wednesday 11 February at the House of Commons. The event is part of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy 2030 Series and will discuss why women represent a minority in leading foreign policy positions, what barriers they face, and what can be done. Free to attend, register via the link above.
Usha Natarajan
Human Rights - help or hindrance to combatting climate change?| The latest Open Global Rights blog from the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy is by Usha Natarajan, assistant professor in the Department of Law at the American University in Cairo, and member of the Lab's Sounding Board.
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Investment & Human Rights Learning Hub|: where users can explore the connections between investment and human rights, find relevant resources in the toolboxes, watch learning videos and read expert articles on a range of investment and human rights themes. The Investment & Human Rights Project is an initiative of the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy (The Lab)|
Francesca Klug
A Magna Carta for Humanity: homing in on human rights| Friday 27 February 2015  Professor Francesca Klug will map the connections between the Magna Carta and Human Rights Act, explore the ethic behind universal human rights and deconstruct the current debate in the UK on the future of human rights protection. 
Part of the LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival| 
Free e-tickets available from 3 February

Missed an event? Download the podcast. Recordings of many of our events are online, including Defending Human Rights in Russia| from 21 January 2015
For a full list of recordings visit the podcast index|.


LSE Human Rights student-led blog

Measuring Business & Human Rights blog (external to LSE Human Rights)






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