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The Faculty of Law in the University of Oxford is one of the largest in the United Kingdom. It is a federation of thirty law schools in the colleges of the University. Legal scholars in the colleges and University are members of the Faculty, which coordinates and supports the teaching and writing of one hundred fifty three academics. We admit and support and teach and examine a diverse and outstanding body of students from all parts of the British Isles and from all over the world. Our student-to-faculty ratio is approximately 7:1.

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Bonavero Institute of Human Rights
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society
ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Law Faculty Podcasts
Oxford Human Rights Hub Seminars
Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) conference podcasts
Oxford Transitional Justice Research Conference - Justice and Self-Determination in West Papua
Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminars
Public International Law Discussion Group (Part I) and Annual Global Justice Lectures
Public International Law Discussion Group (Part II)
Public International Law Part III
RightsUp - Global perspectives on human rights law
Statute Law: Making Legislation
# Episode Title Description People Date
201 The Role of Media in the Colombian Peace Negotiations First panel in the Innovative Media for Change in Transitional Justice conference, A Debate between Journalists, Academics and Practitioners on Transitional Justice, Media and Conflict held on 22-23 June 2015. Roddy Brett, Diana Dajer, Ailin Martinez, Leigh Payne 01 Jun 2016
202 Book Launch: United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics (Oxford University Press, 2016) Dr Zachary Kaufman launches the book; United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics (Oxford University Press, 2016). Zachary Kaufman 20 May 2016
203 The Role of Jerusalem in Reconciliation in Israel and Palestine John Bell gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series, John Bell 20 May 2016
204 The Colombian Peace Process with the FARC and International (Criminal) Law Professor Kai Ambos gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Kai Ambos 20 May 2016
205 How Judges Decide Justice Robert J Sharpe of the Ontario Court of Appeal and Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the FLJS seminar series. Robert J Sharpe 16 May 2016
206 A Conspiracy to Commit Genocide: Anti-Fertility Research in Apartheid South Africa's Chemical and Biological Weapons Programme Dr Miles Jackson gives a talk fo the OTJR seminar seires on the 4th May 2016. Miles Jackson 12 May 2016
207 Displacements of Memory: Post-War Development, the Clash of Materialities and the Labors of the Negative in Burundi’s Sites of Violence Dr. Andrea Purdeková gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Andrea Purdeková 12 May 2016
208 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma (5) Plenary Session II: Vulnerable Adults and the Criminal Justice System Keith Hawton, Seena Fazel 06 Apr 2016
209 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma (4) Panel 2: (Re)shaping Vulnerabilities through Criminal Proceedings, Detention and Immigration detention of Adults Sarah Turnbull 06 Apr 2016
210 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma (3) Panel 2: (Re)shaping Vulnerabilities through Criminal Proceedings, Detention and Immigration detention of Adults Morwenna Bennallick 06 Apr 2016
211 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma (1) Plenary Session I: Vulnerable Young People and the Criminal Justice System Sarah Brennan 06 Apr 2016
212 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma (2) Panel 1: (Re)shaping Vulnerabilities through Criminal Justice Interventions with Young People and their Parents Alison Thorne 06 Apr 2016
213 Can Reparations transform Societies? The Practice of ‘Transformative Justice’ at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Leila Ullrich, PhD in Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Leila Ullrich 17 Mar 2016
214 The Rome Statute and its Prosecutorial Actors: Equal Brothers in Arms? Matilde Gawronski, PhD in Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, five a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Matilde Gawronski 17 Mar 2016
215 Africa versus the ICC: The Strategy of Regionalizing International Criminal Justice in the African Union and East African Community Nicole de Silva, IKEA Research Fellow in International Relations at Oxford, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 2nd March 2016. Nicole de Silva 17 Mar 2016
216 Can The Referendum Be Democratic? Reflections On The Brexit Process Stephen Tierney, Professor of Constitutional Theory in the School of Law, University of Edinburgh, Stephen Tierney 15 Mar 2016
217 In the Beginning: Crime, Criminology and Criminal Justice in 1966 Professor David Downes, Professor Tim Newburn, and Professor Paul Rock, London School of Economics David Downes 11 Mar 2016
218 After the International Criminal Court Dr. Adam Branch gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 10th February 2016. Adam Branch 04 Mar 2016
219 Rape Justice and Social Harmony in Northern Uganda Dr Holly Porter, gives a talk for the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminar series on 24th February 2016. Holly Porter 04 Mar 2016
220 International refugee law and the crisis in refugee protection in Europe A web seminar delivered by Dr Cathryn Costello and Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill for the Oxford Human Rights Hub on Friday 22nd January 2016, 14:00 GMT at Pembroke College, University of Oxford. Cathryn Costello, Guy Goodwin-Gill 25 Feb 2016
221 Counter-Terrorism and Security in Europe after the Paris attacks A web seminar delivered by Professor Fiona de Londras (Birmingham) for the Oxford Human Rights Hub on Friday 22nd January 2016 at Pembroke College, University of Oxford. Moderated by Sandra Fredmad. Fiona de Londras 23 Feb 2016
222 Creative Commons Reparations for Human Rights and Humanitarian Violations: Taking Stock 10 years after the UN Basic Principles and Guidelines Dr. Carla Ferstman (Director of REDRESS), gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar series on 3rd February 2016. Carla Ferstman 04 Feb 2016
223 International Commissions of Inquiry and the North Sea Incident: A Model for a MH17 Tribunal? Dr. Jan Lemnitzer, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 27th January 2016. Jan Lemnitzer 04 Feb 2016
224 Transitional Justice: Quo Vadis? A Panel Conversation with Ruti Teitel Reflecting on ‘Globalizing Transitional Justice' held on 4th December 2015. Ruti Teitel, Leigh Payne, Chandra Sriram, Iavor Rangelov 14 Dec 2015
225 Creative Commons Neoliberalism workshop: Implications for future visions of work and organisation Richard White, Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography, Sheffield Hallam University, gives a talk for the Neoliberalism, Employment and the Law workshop at Wolfson College, Oxford, hosted the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in November 2015. Ben Jackson 11 Dec 2015
226 Creative Commons Neoliberalism, Trade Unions and the Labour Market: An overview of the core ideological claims Ben Jackson, Associate Professor & Tutorial Fellow in Modern History, Faculty of History & University College, Oxford University, gives a talk at the Neoliberalism, Employment and the Law workshop at Wolfson College, Oxford. Ben Jackson 11 Dec 2015
227 Creative Commons Neoliberalism as Analytical Starting Point: Possibilities and Problems Introduced by Dr Amir Paz-Fuchs, Dr Eagleton-Pierce examines neoliberalism from an international political economy perspective. Matthew Eagleton-Price 11 Dec 2015
228 Creative Commons The Neoliberal Construction of Modern Slavery: The Case of Migrant Domestic Workers Judy Fudge, Professor of Law, Kent Law School, University of Kent examines Modern Slavery as a causal effect of the emphasis on human trafficking, anti-immigration and criminal law rather than employment law for migrant domestic workers. Judy Fudge 11 Dec 2015
229 Creative Commons Neoliberalism Workshop: Contradictions in liberal reforms: The regulation of labour subcontracting Guy Mundlak, Professor at The Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, gives a talk for the Neoliberalism workshop. Guy Mundlak 11 Dec 2015
230 (Mis)understanding Gender in International Criminal Law Dr Valerie Oosterveld, Associate Professor at the Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, University of Western Ontario, gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Valerie Oosterveld 07 Dec 2015
231 Primo Levi and the Nature of Guilt Prof Alan Norrie, Professor at the School of Law, University of Warwick, gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar series on 25th November 2015. Alan Norrie 03 Dec 2015
232 Creative Commons Avoiding Its Own Identity Crisis: the International Criminal Court and Human Rights Considerations Dr Brianne McGonigle Leyh gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on the International Criminal Courts and Human Rights on 4th November 2015. Brianne McGonigle Leyh 25 Nov 2015
233 William Browder on the State of Law in Putin's Russia In this lecture, William Browder, New York Times bestselling author gives a talk about Putin's Russia for the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society seminar series. William Browder 17 Nov 2015
234 Max Watson Memorial Lecture: Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenship Professor Eric Heinze, Professor of Law and Humanities, Queen Mary University London, gives the Max Watson Memorial Lecture. Eric Heinze 02 Nov 2015
235 Social Media: Foundations of the Cyber-Society and the Role of Law Damian Tambini, Senior Lecturer, Department of Media and Communications, LSE, gives a talk for the Foundation for Freedom, Law, Justice and Society. Damian Tambini 27 Oct 2015
236 Creative Commons Lawyers, Causes and Political Violence: Re-examining Legal Professionalism in Conflicted and Transitional Societies Professor Kieran McEvoy gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 21st October 2015. Kieran McEvoy 22 Oct 2015
237 Creative Commons The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Fighting Terrorism through the Rule of Law Guido Acquaviva, Senior Legal Officer (Chambers), gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 14th October 2015. Guido Acqauviva 22 Oct 2015
238 Book Launch of 'Courts in Conflict' Book launch of Dr. Nicola Palmer's book 'Courts in Conflict'. The Discussant: Jonny Steinberg. Nicola Palmer, Jonny Steinberg 06 Oct 2015
239 The Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education Online Workshop Online workshop focusing on a human rights understanding of public private partnerships in education. Sandra Fredman, Kishore Singh, Anne Davies, Jason Brickhill 22 Sep 2015
240 The Right to Strike: A Menace to Hardworking People or Fundamental Human Rights? A webcast from the Oxford Human Rights Hub delivered by Professor Alan Bogg (Oxford University) at SCR Parlour, Pembroke College on 30 June 2015 at 2pm. Alan Boggs 21 Aug 2015
241 Right to Education Professor Sandra Fredman discusses emerging challenges to the right to education and investigates how human rights can ensure the fully enjoyment of education by all people. Sandra Fredman 10 Aug 2015
242 Creative Commons Special Seminar: Individual and Collective in the Response to Mass Atrocity Mark J. Osiel,University of Iowa, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series. The discussant is Prof Pavlos Eleftheriadis, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. Mark J Osiel, Pavlos Eleftheriadis 15 Jul 2015
243 Creative Commons Transitional (In)justice in Israel/Palestine Nimer Sultany, University of London, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on Monday, 1 June 2015. Nimer Sultany 15 Jul 2015
244 'I am not here to delight you': Indira Jaising and gender justice in India Episode three of the RightsUp podcast series. Kira Allmann, Max Harris, Laura Hilly, Indira Jaising 08 Jul 2015
245 When Lawyers Lie: Forging an English Constitution in 1399 Professor David Seipp, Boston University School of Law, gives a talk on 'Forging the English Constitution in 1938. The talk was recorded on 10th March 2015. David Seipp 26 Jun 2015
246 Citizenship, Religious Rights and State Identity in Arab Constitutions: Who Is Free and What Are They Free to Do? A talk from Nathan Brown, Elliott School of International Affairs, at AALIMS - Oxford Conference on Political Economy of Islam and Muslim Societies. Nathan Brown 28 May 2015
247 Monopolizing Global Justice: International Criminal Law as a Challenge to Human Diversity Sarah Nouwen, University of Cambridge, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 18 May at 5pm Sarah Nouwen 26 May 2015
248 Creative Commons Evaluating Transitional Justice Kirsten Ainley, London School of Economics, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 11 May at 5pm Kirsten Ainley 26 May 2015
249 On Bad Terms: Rethinking Reconciliation After Violent Conflict James Hughes, London School of Economics, gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 27 April 2015 at 5pm James Hughes 26 May 2015
250 Creative Commons Does transitional justice affect democratic institution-building? Dr. Chandra Sriram gives a talk OTJR seminar series on 9 March at 5pm Chandra Sriram 26 May 2015
251 The ICC and 'Non'-Sense Non-State Parties, Non-Interventions and Non-Targets Dr. Mark Kersten gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 9th February 2015 at 5pm Mark Kersten 26 May 2015
252 Creative Commons Unlike Minds: Ideology, Political Violence and Armed Conflict Dr. Jonathan Leader Maynard gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 26 January 2015 at 5pm Jonathan Leader Maynard 26 May 2015
253 'Some Kind of Monster?' The Benefits and Burdens of Human Rights For Business - RightsUp Episode 2 Episode 2 of RightsUp from the Oxford Human Rights Hub, in which human rights and thier relationship to business are discussed. Laura Hilly, Kira Allmann, Max Harris, David Bilchitz 21 May 2015
254 Creative Commons Human Rights After the Election: A Near Miss or Apocalypse Now? Recorded 12th May 2015, in the wake of the 2015 General Election, are human rights safe or are they under serious threat? Adam Wagner 18 May 2015
255 Adapting to a Constitution: The Hong Kong Basic Law turns 25 Geoffrey Ma, The Chief Justice of Hong Kong - 12 May 2015 Geoffrey Ma, Stephen Sedley 14 May 2015
256 Old Problems, New Media: Revenge Porn and the Law - RightsUp Episode 1 Episode 1 from RightsUp at the Oxford Human Rights Hub. Kira Allmann, Max Harris, Laura Hilly, Jessica Mason 06 May 2015
257 The Crime of Aggression Don Ferencz, Visiting Professor, Middlesex University and Convenor of the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression - 12 March 2015 Don Ferencz 05 May 2015
258 Re-thinking police legitimacy Dr Justice Tankebe, University of Cambridge - 12 March 2015 Justice Tankebe 05 May 2015
259 Too Big to Jail: Theory and Evidence on Corporate Crime Enforcement in the U.S. Professor Brandon Garrett, University of Virginia School of Law - 30 April 2015 Brandon Garrett 05 May 2015
260 The Principle of Mutual Recognition in the EU's Area of Freedom, Security and Justice Judge Koen Lenaerts, Vice President of the Court of Justice of the European Union and Professor of Law at the University of Leuven - 30 January 2015 Koen Lenaerts 10 Apr 2015
261 Creative Commons Reflections on Four Decades of International Action against Torture Professor Sir Nigel Rodley, University of Essex - 19 February 2015 Nigel Rodley 10 Apr 2015
262 Creative Commons Protecting Schools in Conflict: Developing International Guidelines Professor Stephen Haines, University of Greenwich - 29 January 2015 Stephen Haines 10 Apr 2015
263 Causation in the Law of State Responsibility Dr Ilias Plakokefalos, University of Amsterdam - 22 January 2015 Ilias Plakokefalos 10 Apr 2015
264 The 30th Anniversary of Canadian Equality Rights: W(h)ither Sex Equality? Prof Donna Greschner from the University of Vicotria, Canada on 'The 30th Anniversary of Canadian Equality Rights: W(h)ither Sex Equality?', speaking on 27 March 2015 at the Oxford Faculty of Law Donna Greschner 30 Mar 2015
265 Creative Commons Combatting Corruption with Mobile Phones India’s right to information movement demonstrated the potential to combat corruption through social audits – an exercise to share and verify public records with people. Vivek Srinivasan 26 Mar 2015
266 Africa’s Information Revolution: Rhetoric and Reality Over the past decade there has been a phenomenal growth in mobile phone and internet usage in Africa which has attracted substantial media and academic interest. Padraig Carmody 26 Mar 2015
267 Creative Commons Dying for an iPhone: The Hidden Struggle of China’s Workers An in-depth study of the most powerful electronics contractor and the lives of its 1.4 million workers. Jenny Chan 26 Mar 2015
268 Creative Commons Ethical Treatment of Data in New Digital Landscapes - bringing development practitioners and academics together How can NGOs like Oxfam come together with academics and practitioners alike to tackle emerging privacy and security challenges when it comes to effective management of data? Amy O'Donnell 26 Mar 2015
269 Is a Business and Human Rights Treaty Necessary? Prof David Bilchitz from the University of Johannesburg on 'Is a Business and Human Rights Treaty Necessary?', speaking on 10 March 2015 at the Oxford Faculty of Law David Bilchitz 26 Mar 2015
270 Human Rights and Personal Identity Prof Jill Marshall from the University of Leicester on 'Human Rights and Personal Identity', speaking on 24 February 2015 at the Oxford Faculty of Law Jill Marshall 26 Mar 2015
271 Persepolis: Introductory talk by Kaveh Moussavi, Iranian human rights lawyer Kaveh Moussavi, Iranian human rights lawyer, introduces the film Persepolis. Kaveh Moussavi 17 Feb 2015
272 Patent Policy in Genomics and Human Genetics: Epistemic Communities, Courts and the Democratic Shaping of Patent Law Professor Dr Ingrid Schneider gives a talk for the FLJS seminar series. Ingrid Schneider 17 Feb 2015
273 The (so far) grassroots success story of Farmerline, a social mobile tech enterprise for African farmers Alloysius Attah discusses some of Farmerline's success factors, including its locally adapted technological solutions and strong local outreach Alloysius Attah 04 Feb 2015
274 ICT, Civic Education and Civil Society Capacity Building in Iran Since Tavaana's launch in 2010, the e-learning institute has safely educated thousands of Iranians about democracy and human rights. Mariam Memarsadeghi 04 Feb 2015
275 Creative Commons Theorising the Political Apology Dr. Stephen Winter, Senior Lecturer in Political Theory, University of Auckland gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 1st December 2014. Stephen Winter 02 Feb 2015
276 Reparations and beyond: the lasting significance of historic injustice Dr. Daniel Butt, Associate Professor in Political Theory, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 17th November 2014. Daniel Butt 02 Feb 2015
277 Creative Commons Misunderstood or Misused?: Exploring “Complex Victimhood” at the International Criminal Court Leila Ullrich, PhD Candidate, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 3rd November 2014. Leila Ullrich 02 Feb 2015
278 Distant Justice: The Politics of the International Criminal Court in Africa Dr. Phil Clark, Reader in Comparative and International Politics, SOAS, University of London gives a talk for the OTJR semianr series on 27th October 2014. Phil Clark 02 Feb 2015
279 Stuck in the middle: Waiting and Uncertainty in Immigration Detention Sarah Turnbull - Centre for Criminology - 7 October 2014 at National Law University, Delhi Sarah Turnbull 06 Jan 2015
280 Immigration Enforcement Prof Jennifer Chacon, School of Law, University of California - 12 November 2014 Jennifer Chacon 06 Jan 2015
281 Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention Tings Chak - 8 December 2014 Tings Chak 17 Dec 2014
282 Creative Commons Private Security and Regulatory Space: In Search of the Public Interest Ian Loader, Centre for Criminology - 7 October 2014 at National Law University, Delhi Ian Loader 17 Dec 2014
283 Creative Commons Clarendon Law Lecture Series 2014: The Jurisprudence of Corrective Justice Part Three Professor Ernest Weinrib - Cecil A. Wright Professor of Law, University of Toronto - held on 4th, 6th and 12th November 2014 Ernest Weinrib 17 Dec 2014
284 Creative Commons Clarendon Law Lecture Series 2014: The Jurisprudence of Corrective Justice Part Two Professor Ernest Weinrib - Cecil A. Wright Professor of Law, University of Toronto - held on 4th, 6th and 12th November 2014 Ernest Weinrib 17 Dec 2014
285 Creative Commons Knowing what we know now. International crimes in historical perspective Prof Willem De Haan, Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Universtiy of Amsterdam - 15 October 2014 Willem De Haan 16 Dec 2014
286 Creative Commons Stuck in the middle: Waiting and Uncertainty in Immigration Detention Sarah Turnbull - Centre for Criminology - 7 October 2014 at National Law University, Delhi Sarah Turnbull 16 Dec 2014
287 Creative Commons Experiments in public confidence and police legitimacy Dr Ben Bradford, Centre for Criminology - 7 October 2014 at National Law University, Delhi Ben Bradford 16 Dec 2014
288 Creative Commons Revisiting Nordic Exceptionalism: The view from inside Anna Eriksson, Centre for Criminology Anna Eriksson 16 Dec 2014
289 Creative Commons Immigration Enforcement Prof Jennifer Chacon, School of Law, University of California - 12 November 2014 Jennifer Chacon 16 Dec 2014
290 Creative Commons Experiments in public confidence and police legitimacy: Promise, potential and pitfalls Dr Ben Bradford, Centre for Criminology - 30 October 2014 Ben Bradford 16 Dec 2014
291 Creative Commons Clarendon Law Lecture Series 2014: The Jurisprudence of Corrective Justice Part One Professor Ernest Weinrib - Cecil A. Wright Professor of Law, University of Toronto - held on 4th, 6th and 12th November 2014 Ernie Weinrib 15 Dec 2014
292 Creative Commons The (Il)legitimacy of bankruptcies for the benefit of secured creditors Charles W. Mooney Jnr, Charles A. Heimbold, Jr. Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School - 5 November 2014 Charles Mooney 15 Dec 2014
293 Controlling International Organizations: Between Function and Virtue? Professor Jan Klabbers, University of Helsinki - 22 May 2014 Jan Klabbers 11 Dec 2014
294 Creative Commons Arbitrary Detention in International Law Professor Mads Andenas , University of Oslo - 15 May 2014 Mads Andenas 11 Dec 2014
295 Creative Commons 'A problem of interpretation': The ICJ's approach to the constituent instruments of international organizations Peter Quayle, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development & Uni Notre Dame, London Law Centre - 13 November 2014 Peter Quayle 11 Dec 2014
296 The UN's obligation to investigate disappearances and killings in Kosovo: the work of the Kosovo Human Rights Advisory Panel Professor Christine Chinkin, London School of Economics - 27 November 2014 Christine Chinkin 11 Dec 2014
297 Creative Commons Rule of Law at the international level - still relevant? Ambassador Patricia O'Brien, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN, Former UN Legal Counsel and Under Secretary-General for Legal Affairs - 16 October 2014 Patricia O'Brien 11 Dec 2014
298 Creative Commons Independence referendums and putative citizenship - the Scottish referendum in a global perspective Dr Ruvi Ziegler, University of Reading - 6 November 2014 Ruvi Ziegler 11 Dec 2014
299 Whose Convention is it anyway? Addressing the facts and myths around the Human Rights Act Kirsty Brimelow QC, Doughty Street Chambers - 23 October 2014 Kirsty Brimelow 11 Dec 2014
300 Successful Constitutions - The Break-Up of Nations: The Constitutional Dimensions Using Ukraine as a Case Study Denis Galligan, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, gives a talk for Th Break-Up of Nations Roundtable discussion held at Wolfson College on 28th November 2014. Denis Galligan 02 Dec 2014