Human Rights Centre

Brunel Human Rights Centre is committed to the advancement of human rights as potential tools for reform, empowerment of marginalised groups, pursuit of environmental sustainability and achieving social justice. It conducts research, produces publications and engages with organisations, academics, students and civil society.

Website of the IG of the History of International Law of the European Society of International Law is launched

At the European Society of International Law tenth anniversary conference, the Society announced the creation of a new interest group on the history of international law. Those interested in becoming members should contact Ignacio de la Rasilla and Randall Lesaffer. The interest group's website is here: http://esilhil.blogspot.be/

First World War Centenary - Dr de la Rasilla's revisits the foundation of the American Society of International Law in a special journal issue

The Ambivalent Shadow of the Pre-Wilsonian Rise of International Law is forthcoming in special issue on “The Great War and Law - The Lasting Effects of World War I on the Development of Law” 7 Erasmus Law Review 2 (2014): http://ilreports.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/de-la-rasilla-del-moral-ambivalent.html

Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law call for papers

CALL FOR PAPERS The Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law (JISPIL)is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for its December 2014 edition. The journal comprises of three sections – (1) Articles (2) Recent Developments, and (3) Book Review.

Dr Eleni Polymenopoulou presented a paper at the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland

Dr Eleni Polymenopoulou presented a paper at the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland (Rovaniemi, Finland), which took place from 3-4 March 2014. The Conference topic was ‘Cultural Resilience and Human Rights - Perspectives of Northern Indigenous Peoples’.

Dr de la Rasilla's new co-edited special journal issue on Africa has been published at the African Yearbook of International Law

"Africa and International Law - Reality and Desire" 18 African Yearbook of International Law pp.1-310

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