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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.
Christine Chinkin
Thursday 11 December (6.30pm) ‘Everyone is entitled…’ The global struggle for women’s human rights| 66 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights stated that everyone is entitled to the same fundamental rights and freedoms, a panel led by Professor Christine Chinkin will discuss the ongoing struggle for the realisation of women’s human rights worldwide.
 
Andrew Clapham
Law, War and Human Rights| - 6 week evening course (February - March 2015) now open for booking. The course examines the laws of war and international criminal law from the perspective of international human rights law. It confronts the crucial questions: are human rights law, the laws of war and international criminal law three distinct disciplines? Is it possible to fully to understand one without some knowledge of the other?
 
Rachel Kurian
One step forward, two back? Dalit women’s rights under economic globalisation| The latest Open Global Rights blog from the Lab is by Rachel Kurian, Assistant Professor in the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University and member of the Lab's Sounding Board. More Lab News|
 
Francesca Klug

With his promise to introduce a British Bill of Rights, David Cameron is really aiming at the ECHR| David Cameron has made clear that the purpose of his so-called British Bill of Rights is to avoid compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights, writes Professor Francesca Klug| in the LSE British Politics and Policy blog. 

 
Awol Allo

In Ethiopia: Where conscience is constantly on trial|, on Al Jazeera.com, Dr Awol Allo| details how Muslim leaders in Ethiopia are facing an unjust trial for crimes they did not commit. Denying the charges of trying to attempting to overthrow the government and establish an Islamic state, the accused present the prosecution's case as repression resembling the totalitarian perversion of truth and justice of Stalinist and Apartheid regimes.

 
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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)|
 
Christine Chinkin
‘Everyone is entitled…’ The global struggle for women’s human rights|Thursday 11 December 2014 66 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights stated that everyone is entitled to the same fundamental rights and freedoms, our panel will discuss the ongoing struggle for the realisation of women’s human rights worldwide.
 
Dmitri Makarov
Defending Human Rights in Russia| Wednesday 21 January 2015 Russian laws dramatically restrict the activities of those working for civil and political rights. How do human rights defenders work under such conditions? Our panel of human rights advocates and experts will discuss the current situation and prospects for the future
 
Saskia Sassen
Extradition and the Erosion of Human Rights| Wednesday 28 January 2015 What really happens to UK citizens in US courts and prisons when they are extradited on untested charges? Join us for a public discussion with UK and US-based human rights experts: Solicitor Gareth Peirce, Professor Saskia Sassen and Professor Jeanne Theoharis. 
 
 

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