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Human Rights Film Series - 27 Apr 2012The Human Rights Law Centre has successfully launched a series of films on Human Rights issues. The initiative is organised within the framework of Brunel Law Film which has attracted student attention in the last 4 years.
BLS academics nominated for Student Led Teaching Awards - 23 Apr 2012This year students at Brunel will be acknowledging those lecturers and members of the University Staff that stand out from the rest and inspire, challenge and engage their students. Several BLS academics have been nominated for the awards.
Human Rights Centre inaugural seminar - 05 Jan 2012On Tuesday 13th December the Human Rights Centre held its inaugural seminar at Brunel Law School. The seminar, which provided a whistle stop tour through of some of today’s most controversial and pressing human rights issues, was chaired by Dr Alexandra Xanthaki. Speakers included Professor
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(2012) Bates, R., Book Review - The Human Right to Water: Significance, Legal Status and Implications for Water Allocation by Inga T. Winkler (forthcoming), International Human Rights Law Review 1
(2012) Kotze, LJ. and Bates, R., Similar but Different: Comparative Perspectives on Access to Water in Australia and South Africa, University of Denver Water Law Review 15 (2) : 222- 274
(2012) Bates, R., Country Report for the United Kingdom, IUCN E-Jounral (1)
(2011) Bates, R., Country Report for the United Kingdom, IUCN E-Journal
(2011) Bates, R., Touring the Antarctic: Transforming Environmental Governance in the Southern Latitudes, Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 1 43- 62
(2010) Bates, R., The Road to the Well: An Evaluation of the Customary Right to Water, Review of European Community and International Environmental Law 19 (3) : 282- 293
(2009) Bates, R., The trade in water services: How does GATS apply to the water and sanitation services sector ?, The Sydney Law Review 1 121- 142 Download publication
(2012) Bates, R., Refocusing on the Watershed: Integrating an Ecosystem Approach within Water Supply and Access Arrangements, Rule of Law for Nature
(2011) Bates, R., Water Rights: Quantifiable Needs and Ecological Limits, Human Rights Centre Inaugural Seminar
(2011) Bates, R., The Right to Water: Can a Fragmented Approach Achieve Universal Outcomes?, Cambridge Doctoral Symposium in Legal Theory in Practice
(2010) Bates, R., ‘Managing Water Supply and Water Stress in the Face of Climate Change’, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Eighth Annual Colloquium
(2010) Bates, R., Green Water: Can Rio+20 suceed where others have failed?, 10th Annual Colloqium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, 'Global Environmental Law at the Crossroads'
(2009) Bates, R., The Great Southern Holiday – How should we Regulate the Antarctic Tourism Industry, IUCN 7th Annual Colloquium on Environmental Governance and Sustainability
(2009) Bates, R., The Private Flow of Public Goods: Can Private Water Firms Meet Basic Human Needs?, Law and Change, The Australian National Postgraduate Conference
(2008) Bates, R., Water and Survival – Does International Law Recognise a Human Right to Water?, University of Sydney Postgraduate Law Research Conference
(2007) Bates, R., GATS and Water: Are Member States Obliged to Liberalise their Water and Sanitation Markets’, 2007 University of Sydney Postgraduate Law Research Conference.